Senior AI Engineer - Financial Services



Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance, Data Science
Diegem, 1831 Machelen, Belgium
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (EY FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region. An international team of over 16.000 professionals is working across borders for our clients in the financial sector: Banking, Insurance, Payment Institutions and Wealth & Asset Management, in all service lines: Consulting, Tax, Transactions and Assurance. As we consider our people as the heart of EY, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

The Opportunity

Our AI team, based in Belgium, supports clients across various business sectors, with a focus on Financial Services—including banking, capital markets, insurance, wealth and asset management—helping them embrace AI at scale and achieve tangible results while transforming their approach to the future.

We are currently looking for a talented and motivated Senior AI Engineer to join our team.

What You'll Do

As Senior AI Engineer, you will be part of the AI and Data team. You will work in multi-disciplinary environment leveraging AI capabilities to provide real business impact for our clients.

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Senior AI Engineer, you will:
• play a key role in the end-to-end delivery of innovative AI solutions for our clients, from ideation, feasibility assessment, to data preparation, solution development and industrialization in production environment.
• with a strong focus on MLOps you will deliver robust and production-ready solutions.
• you will keep up with the state-of-the-art AI capabilities, open-source and proprietary, undertake proof-of-concepts, and design innovative AI Solutions.
• you will also support transformation processes towards an AI centric culture and work closely together with colleagues from other business departments, in domains such as risk management, business optimization and customer intelligence.
• you will also build and share knowledge with your colleagues and coach junior profiles.
• add real-world impact to your expertise, as you are encouraged to write ‘black’ papers and present at meetings and conferences should you wish.
• attend AI conferences where you will have the opportunity to share, network and learn.

Who You Are

You are a team-oriented person, highly collaborative, who sets personal goals aside to listen, learn, and engage thoughtfully with colleagues, always with an eye on achieving impactful results.

You are methodical yet creative problem solver, proactive in learning, seeking improvements and work cooperatively with your team. You value iterative progress, embracing experimentation with new methods, learning from outcomes, and rapidly advancing.


• Master's or PhD level in a discipline such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Sciences or Civil Engineering.
• You have a strong (4-10 years) background in AI including generative AI latest advances.
• Strong programming experience in Python is essential.
• Fluent in Dutch or French and a business proficiency in English
• Proven experience with Microsoft Azure, including deployment of resources, building, management, and optimization of AI solutions on the Azure platform.
• Familiarity with Azure DevOps or GitHub Actions for automated builds and deployments.
• Very Good presentation and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex analytical concepts to business people.
• Experience in applying AI to business real world problems.
• You love to take full ownership of your projects and help clients in overcoming their challenges.
• You are not afraid to support of business development and pre-sales activities.

Can we dream for more?

• Familiarity with Azure Cognitive Services and Azure OpenAI Service for pre-built AI capabilities.
• Understanding of Azure security features and best practices.
• Passion for continuous learning and staying updated with AI.
• You have experience with agile software development and project management.
• You have a business understanding of the Financial Sector (Banking, Insurance or Capital markets).

What Working At EY Offers

• You will be part of a leading global professional services firm.
• You will be part of the EY family where everyone is willing to offer support and senior management is very accessible.
• You will join a dynamic and growing team with a great mix of young and experienced professionals focusing on financial services.
• You will get extensive trainings on technical matters, as well as soft skills and project management, and you will have access to new technologies and innovative equipment.
• We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities.
• While our client-facing profession might require part-time working at client site and business traveling at times, we are committed to helping you achieve a lifestyle balance.