Data Scientist - Search

  • 24 Rue de Calais, 75009 Paris, France
  • Full-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 Data Scientist Search, you will directly take part in the evolution of our search engine, which is based on Elasticsearch. This is one of the most important features of our website and as such, your work will impact the experience of millions of users!

What will you do:

  • Develop algorithms to increase the search engine relevance and reduce effort to get results

  • Work closely with the product manager and software engineers to improve the search experience for our users

  • Collaborate with our R&D team to build the future of the search engine.


What we are looking for : 

  • MS in Computer Science and at least 3 years of work experience or PhD in any quantitative field;

  • Experience in search engine and Elasticsearch;

  • Background in information retrieval and/or machine learning; (text indexing, query formulation, personalized and contextual search, learning to rank…);

  • Fluent in at least one language in Python, Scala, Java;

  • Background in NLP or NLU is a plus;

  • Experience with analyzing large data sets using Hadoop/Spark is a great plus;

  • Must be self-directed, 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

If you feel like this is the right opportunity for you, press play!
We are an equal opportunity employer.