Data Scientist - Recommendation Team

Paris, Île-de-France, FranceFull-time

Company Description

Just Hack it!

Deezer is a global music streaming service with over 53 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

We are looking for a smart and creative Data Scientist with good programming skills to improve our music recommendation services. Your role will be to delve into our mounds of data, design the suitable machine learning models and algorithms and implement them on our large scale data infrastructure.

What you will do:

  • Build, scale and evolve our music recommendations services;
  • Analyse huge data sets and extract meaningful information to improve our services;
  • Take an active interest in our features and bring the best content to user based on their profile.


What we are looking for:

  • BS, MS in Computer Science and at least 2 years of work experience or PhD in any quantitative field;
  • Experience in recommender system is a plus
  • Background in statistics and/or machine learning;
  • Fluent in at least one language in Python, Scala Java;
  • Linux systems knowledge;
  • Good software development skills and knowledge of algorithmics and complexity issues;
  • Experience with analyzing large data sets using Hadoop/Spark is a great plus;
  • Must be self-directed and 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