Senior ML engineer - Search engine

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

Just Hack it!

Deezer is a global music streaming service with over 74 millions of tracks and a leading presence in over 180 countries, with 14 million monthly active users.  

Behind the code and the pixels is our team of 500 music lovers, and we’re building something incredible together. Want in? If you’re looking for an adventure, not just a job, and you fancy seeing ideas come to life in a heartbeat, you’re in the right place.

We dare to challenge the status quo and believe innovation is part of our DNA.

Job Description

Finding the right track our users are looking for, the rising artist they have heard of, or the podcast everybody is talking about... : the search engine is there for our users. Since it is the main entrypoint to browse our catalog of millions of tracks, playlists or podcasts, we are looking for a smart and creative ML engineer to improve it. Inside the data science department, you will be in charge of the search topic and become the bridge between product and R&D. Your mission will be to increase the search engine relevance and reduce effort to get results

What you will do:

  • Design, code, experiment and implement in production models and algorithms such as spell checker or ranking search results

  • Work closely with the product manager to improve the search experience for our users

  • Collaborate with our R&D team to build the future of the search engine.


What we are looking for : 

  • MS in Computer Science and at least 3 years of work experience;

  • Background in machine learning and NLP;

  • Experience in search engine;

  • Fluent in at least one language in Python, Scala, Java;

  • Experience with analyzing large data sets using Hadoop/Spark/GCP is a plus;

  • Must be self-directed, organized and team player;

  • Fluent in English or French.

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer Paris
- Start-up environment and philosophy
- Highly motivated and product-focused people ready to drive innovation
- In-house Deezer Sessions with your favorite artists, gig tickets
- Hackathons & meetups
- Friday drinks, summer and winter parties
- A stocked kitchen with free drinks and snacks
- Areas to relax and collaborate with beanbags, guitars and table football
- An ‘at home’ vibe, with great outdoor spaces
- Gym access at Deezer HQ with lunch-time yoga, pilates and boxing classes

If you feel like this is the right opportunity for you, press play!
We are an equal opportunity employer.