Senior Data Science Analyst – Video recommendation algorithms and User behaviour (F/M/D)

  • Paris, France
  • Full-time
  • Department: Operations
  • Skills / Job Strem Ref: Data Insights

Company Description

Dailymotion is the leading video discovery destination & technology that learns about your tastes over time, constantly surfacing the best, most relevant content on the web. Our mission is to provide the best video user experience for consumers on the market, connecting publishers and advertisers to engaged viewers who turn to Dailymotion for their daily fix of the most compelling music, entertainment, news and sports content around. 

Through partnerships with the world's leading publishers and content creators, France Télévisions, Le Monde, CBS, Bein Sports, CNN, GQ, Universal Music Group, VICE and more, Dailymotion commands 3 billion monthly pageviews across its mobile app, desktop and connected TV experiences. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, one of the largest mass-media corporations in the world. 

At Dailymotion, we‘re storytellers. We build the best place for people to enjoy the videos that matter. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring discoverable stories to life through premium content from the world’s best publishers. We do this by helping these publishers grow their audiences and monetize their content, their way. 

Dailymotion is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We value inclusion and we want you to help us thrive for a more diverse community.  

Job Description

Within Dailymotion’s Data Insights team, we are looking for someone to join full-time to help improve our B2C product strategy, focusing on analyzing user behavior and our internal video recommendation machine learning models.

As a Data Science Analyst, you will be at the core of Dailymotion’s strategy to be a more data-driven company. You will be part of a cross-verticals team of other analysts responsible to support the business, product and engineering teams with insights. You will work hand in hand with our Product managers responsible for the acquisition, engagement and retention of users on our Dailymotion player, website and apps, as well as with our Machine Learning engineers and Data engineers in charge of our state-of-the-art video recommendation machine learning models.

Your goal will be to provide insights on which product decisions will be made, leveraging complex and rich datasets (crossing user dimensions, video metadata, context of the view/visit…) for that purpose.

Key responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities for our internal video recommendation engine to be more performant, qualitative and adapted to our users’ needs, by analyzing the models output and the associated user behavior
  • Measure the impact of different versions of the recommender on user retention, for different user cohorts
  • Advise on the experimentation strategy, define, conduct and analyze AB tests
  • Build assets (dashboards, advanced visualization) to facilitate deep understanding of user behavior and data-driven decisions
  • Build and manage user segments, associating content consumption and product usage, using qualitative and quantitative insights, clustering models…
  • Identify levers of audience, monitor their evolutions and their impacts on business KPIs

Our stack

Data Lake in BigQuery: writing complex SQL queries is a daily practice (+ using R and Python for specific needs)
Tableau and Google Data Studio for data visualizations and dashboards
Internal A/B testing tool (Python based)
Amplitude as our Product Analytics tool


  • 5+ years of quantitative or statistical analysis experience
  • BS or MS or equivalent experience in a quantitative field
  • Ability to process and analyze large data sets, and interpret them to make decisions
  • Experience with user segmentation and behavioral analytics
  • Experience with Machine Learning projects
  • Strong level in SQL and Tableau
  • R and Python for data analysis strongly appreciated
  • Passion for the use of data in a technical environment
  • Interest for digital product strategy
  • Adaptability with tools
  • Proactivity and creativity with data
  • Strong communication skills and ability to manage a project with different teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to foster relationships with peers and other functions
  • Values diversity and works well in a multi-cultural environment
  • Fluent English (written and oral)

Additional Information

At Dailymotion, we empower candidates to take action. If this job sounds like a great opportunity for you, be confident in your skills, we are always happy to meet you! If needed, we can accommodate our recruitment process for your special abilities.

Location: Paris
Type of contract: Full-time
Start Date: ASAP

For the Paris Office 

🏡 Remote Work Policy 
💰 Saving Plan Vivendi 
🍼 Paternity leave or Coparental leave extended 
🕶️  Living Employee Culture (Events / Trainings / Partys / All hands / Dailymotion tradition…) 
🚀 Career development support (training / internal mobility / compensation cycle / 360 quarter feedback review …)
🏥 High-end Health Insurance and Personal Services Vouchers (CESU)
⛱️ Paid Time off – RTT and Saving time plan (CET)
✅ Meal Vouchers – Public Transport and Bike refund 
🎡European Economic and Social Committee (sport membership/cinemas vouchers/gift vouchers/discount) 

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