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Job Information, Inc Senior/Lead/Principal Data Scientist, Search in Grenoble, France

Job CategoryProducts and Technology

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Salesforce is the #1 in CRM in the world, and best known as the Customer Success Platform. As an industry leader in Sales, Service, and Marketing, we have some of the most unique data sets in the world.Salesforce is looking for data scientists with hands on experience transforming unique data into amazing products. At scale. You will have access to an enormous amount of high-value business activity data, including unstructured and semi-structured records, with a focus on information retrieval.You will be working with a group of world-class data scientists and engineers who have years of experience in information retrieval. They aim at driving product strategy with data-driven insights.We are a team with diverse technical backgrounds who share a passion for problem-solving, new technologies, and learning. We love to learn and teach and help each other, and we are looking for people with a collaborative attitude and openness to others' ideas.A typical day for you might include some of the following:

  • Develop machine learning software and statistical data models that can generalise across hundreds of thousands of Salesforce customers, but can automatically adapt to each of their individual features

  • Define Business Metrics of features, design feature Experiments (AB or other relevant methods) and evaluate success

  • Work with fellow engineers to build out other parts of the infrastructure, effectively communicating your needs and understanding theirs

  • Build data pipelines using cutting edge technologies like Hadoop, Pig, Hive, HBase, Spark. Query Hadoop/Hive to prepare data-sets

  • Revamp prototypes to create production-ready data flows

  • Harness operational excellence & continuous improvement with a can do leadership attitude

  • Work with fellow engineers to build out other parts of the infrastructure, effectively communicating your needs and understanding theirs

  • Enjoy the energy of a friendly office with a trailblazer culture

What we care about:

  • You have industry experience with writing code (e.g. SQL, Python, R, Spark) and analysing large data sets with a customer mindset. Preference for 5+ years of experience. This is not an entry level / new college graduate role

  • You have to love data - we do. We are looking for people who are excited about different and unique data sets, and all the ways that they could be used in order to improve user experience

  • You take decisions based on data. Your judgments are based on bullet-proof statistical analysis. You exemplify the data-driven mindset


  • You share our values: Trust, Customer Success, Innovation and Equality

  • Experience presenting insights to executives and non-technical audiences around product analytics data and models

  • Proven knowledge with applied statistics and probability/ predictability data outputs

  • Proven record of applying data science methods to business problems

  • You are passionate about automating everything and applying scientific methods to solve business and engineering requirements

  • Can thrive in team environments; using agile methodology and interacting with Product Leaders, Scientists and Engineers to solve technology’s greatest challenges

  • Learn quickly in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment

  • Completed a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree related to Computer Science, Statistics or related major studying AI (artificial intelligence), ML (machine learning), NLP (natural language processing), Data Science or Mathematics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MA/MS or PhD degree in computer science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, speech recognition, natural language processing, or related technical field

  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, Scala, or Python

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