Data Scientist - Recommendation Team (Internship)

Paris, Île-de-France, FranceIntern

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

How about you ?

 We are looking for a smart and creative Data Scientist intern with good programming skills to explore non-musical content recommendation. Recommendation of musical content is a strong asset of Deezer. However, Deezer provides also  non-musical content like podcasts. For those ones, recommendation is currently rather limited. Providing recommendation for that content would improve our users global experience and ultimately bring more value to the service.

Your role will be to build a non-musical recommendation feature.

What you will do:

  • Get familiar with the current recommendation pipeline
  • Explore scientific litterature on non-musical content recommendation
  • Adapt the current recommendation framework to non-musical content by appling similar methods and tuning it for the specificities of non-musical content


What we are looking for:

  • BS, MS in Computer Science with strong background in machine learning.
  • Knowledge and interest in recommender systems
  • Experience in bigdata classical languages (scala/python) and technologies (spark) is required
  • Experience with development stacks on linux, docker, zeppelin
  • Good software development skills and knowledge of algorithmics and complexity issues
  • Team player, creative and able to set own priorities
  • 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