Senior Machine Learning Scientist (F/M/D)

  • Paris, France
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

At EcoVadis, we envision a global marketplace where sustainability intelligence influences every business decision – improving economies, people's lives and the planet we all depend on. EcoVadis counts industry leaders like Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Nestlé, and Michelin, among the 85,000+ businesses on its network.

With an ambitious, purposeful mission to provide the world's most trusted business sustainability ratings, EcoVadis is driven by a diverse team sharing the core values of commitment, customer-focus, courage, integrity, kindness and happiness.

EcoVadis offers you exciting career opportunities in an innovative and dynamic environment. We are looking for passionate team players from a variety of disciplines – from CSR and sustainability experts to customer engagement and engineering talents –  join us to make a real impact on the environmental and social practices of companies worldwide. 

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Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Machine Learning Scientist to join our growing R&D Team, responsible for using machine learning to drive innovation across the organization. The position is based in Europe, with an option to work remotely.  

Your global responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):


  • Working with large, complex data sets to solve challenging business problems by applying advanced analytical methods as needed

  • Articulating and translating business questions into technical solutions

  • Building, benchmarking, and maintaining machine learning models

  • Innovating by adapting new machine learning algorithms

  • Driving data science best practices and mentoring junior team members

  • Staying in close contact with customers to evaluate their needs and come up with solutions that increase customer satisfaction and drive business value

  • Staying on top of technology trends in the area of, but not limited to, AI and ML and apply this knowledge to the key challenges ahead of EcoVadis 



  • PhD or Master’s degree in quantitative discipline (e.g., Statistics/Applied Math, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Physics) 

  • 5+ years of overall experience in Machine Learning/NLP and data mining techniques

  • Excellent understanding of architectures used in NLP, such as transformers and RNN models, and NLP tasks (e.g., named entity recognition(NER),  entity linking, question answering, semantic search) 

  • Demonstrable experience in using  machine learning techniques and algorithms for classification/regression problems

  • Proficiency in Python and ML frameworks and libraries (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch)

  •  Ability to apply the best ML and software development practices

  • Experience of cross-functional collaboration in the development of ML products and services (e.g., Engineers, Product Managers) is a plus

  • Any experiences with Multimodal Machine Learning would be a distinct advantage

Skills, abilities and work standards:

  • Continuous Learner – Ability to continually develop and improve one’s skill and knowledge to perform effectively and adapt to change in the workplace. Development occurs through a variety of learning opportunities, seeking feedback, and individual reflection. 

  • Personally Effective - Making use of all of the personal resources at your disposal (talents, skills, energy, and time) to achieve goals. 

  • Authentic - Being honest and authentic in communication, feedback and strategy.

  • Results-driven - Setting high goals for themselves and others. They accomplish their goals by effectively working through challenges and demonstrate commitment to the company's goals. 

  • Creative Problem Solver - Focused on improving their practices and results. They are open to new ideas and they maximize available resources. 

  • Collaborator & Partner - Works effectively with others to achieve shared goals through cooperation, sharing knowledge, joint problem-solving, and celebrating success. 


Additional Information

Beginning: ASAP

Full time position

In-office locations: Paris, France; Warsaw, Poland; Barcelona, Spain.

Remote locations: Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands,  Poland, Spain.

Perks at EcoVadis:

  • Working closely with a cross functional team of highly motivated and intelligent folks with a unique range of startup and enterprise experience 

  • Vibrant company culture with frequent team building events 

  • Mentorship opportunities

  • Career growth opportunities


   Why EcoVadis is for you

Do you want to change the world and have an impact? 

Do you want to work with a team of motivated folks on a daily basis with challenging opportunities? 

Do you want to build something concrete? 

EcoVadis is the right place for you! What are you waiting for? 


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