Senior Data Scientist

Engineering & Product – PARIS, FR
Department Engineering & Product
Employment Type Internal - Permanent employee
Minimum Experience Experienced

About the team 🚀

Smart’s software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that empower our customers to reach their digital business goals. They grow in a demanding environment that values performance and high-availability: our platform manages over 10 billion auctions a day and our dataset is about 3 petabytes in Hadoop (more than 5TB additional data per day).

Our innovation team based in Paris, Krakow and Nantes is composed by 70 straightforward and energetic individuals working in an Agile environment and ready to tackle the most complex technical challenges.

Your mission 👇

  • Improve existing algorithms to analyse increasing volumes of data and provide accurate feedback on Smart’s activities

  • Build new prediction models for high dimensional data

  • Brainstorm with the other team members to improve existing optimization systems

  • Use dedicated research time to propose innovative solutions

About you 💪

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master degree or PHD in Data Science or Applied Mathematics

  • 5+ years of experience in software industry

  • Strong coding skills in Python and scientific libraries

  • Experience in an object oriented language like C#, Java or Scala

  • Strong proficiency in machine learning and deep learning libraries

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and know-how to identify opportunities of improvement

Extra Awesome Skills

  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English

  • Passion for reading, analysing and criticizing scientific articles

  • Participation in data science competitions like Kaggle

  • You have already worked on NLP project, or you have some knowledge on NLP algorithms

  • Passion for playing with large volume of data

Why you should apply... 

  • 👫 We are one! At Smart, we care for our people. We are certified Great Place To Work and are constantly improving our working environment. Meet the team:  
  • 👍 Grow with us! You will work in a challenging and fast-paced profitable context with varied projects and get awesome opportunities to develop your skills and grow internally.
  • 👊 Leave your mark! Smart is a human-size company. Our employees thrive under autonomy and can easily have a strong impact on our business, customers and organization.
  • ✈️ Live global! You will work across countries & cultures through career path or Backpackers Program, our interoffice exchange program to boost employees’ collaboration.
  • 🎯 We are transparent! We speak with fact and data and have a true culture of feedback. We believe in an open world and show a strong sense of integrity both internally & externally.


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