Data Science Engineer - Content Team

Paris, Île-de-France, FranceFull-time

Company Description

Just Hack it!

With 53 millions of tracks and a presence in 180 countries,

Deezer is the most personal music streaming service in the world.

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.

The team

Join the Content Team and be part of Deezer's next steps. We connect Deezer users and content creators through robust ingestion, tailored display and smart data feedback. 

Job Description

How about you?

We are looking for a Data Science Engineer to join our Content Team, which is responsible for connecting our users and content creators through robust ingestion, tailored display and smart data feedback. Be part of Deezer's next step, by helping us to improve our content, analytics, and algorithms to detect fraudulent usage of Deezer.

What you will do:

  • Fraud Detection: Implement, maintain and improve Fraudulent Detection Algorithms.
  • Content: Make Deezer's catalogue the best in the industry.
  • Analytics: Provide smart feedback on how content perform on Deezer.
  • Dig into our mountains of data (Hadoop Cluster: Pig/Hive/Spark/…) finding a needle in a haystack.
  • Be one of our tech ambassadors: write functional and optimised code (Spark/Scala), help team members to do the same, do technological watch and participate in tech conferences & meet-ups on behalf of the team.


What we are looking for:

  • Significant experience of data science or computer science, with a degree in computer science, statistics, mathematics, or any quantitative discipline.
  • Mathematical/machine learning background with ability to understand & product distributed algorithms, work experience with Hadoop / Spark framework is a plus.
  • Highly proficient with SQL.
  • Proficient with one of the following language: Scala, Python.
  • Ability to communicate data analyses results to end users.
  • Passion for data, numbers and statistics.
  • Experience in Agile Processes, Test Driven Development and Framework design would be a plus.

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer
Depending on the country you’ll be working in, you will find several of the following perks:

- Start-up philosophy
- Highly motivated and product-focused people ready to drive innovation
- Opportunities to share your love for music (in-house bands, gigs, piano, guitars…)
- Hackathons & meetups
- Friday drinks, summer and winter parties
- A stocked kitchen with free drinks and snacks
- Areas to relax and collaborate with beanbags 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.