Senior Data Scientist (open to full remote in France)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75018)


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the #1 marketplace for refurbished electronic devices in Europe and in the US, leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste. We are proud to sabotage ‘new’ by connecting highly certified professionals to consumers who are looking for a more affordable, reliable and an ecological alternative to purchasing brand new products.  

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised over 884M€ already! We have the objective of reaching 1000 Back Makers by the end of 2022! We are thrilled to have an inclusive, fulfilling and caring work environment in all our offices (Paris, Bordeaux, Berlin, Barcelona & New-York). This is an opportunity for you to join a talented, humble and passionate team at the heart of innovation : the Bureau Of Technology

Be a part of the movement. Join the refurb revolution.

As part of the Bureau of Technology, your mission will be to design, develop and improve data-driven solutions that will play a key role in developing BackMarket’s business and vision.

You will be joining the Algorithms team whose mission is to find the best value for money products for our customers from the catalogs of our thousands of refurbisher partners.

You will be responsible for :

  • Finding actionable insights on how the product surfacing algorithm can be improved.
  • Collaborating with our data engineering team to build scalable data pipelines.
  • Designing and implementing solutions for bringing algorithm transparency to our partners
  • Deploying those solutions to production and monitoring their impact with A/B testing
  • Writing papers and patents to document this groundbreaking work
  • Work with business analysts to revamp and industrialize algorithms and models
  • Participate in the development of BM’s Machine Learning infrastructure
  • Help grow Data Science at BM through Data Science chapter
  • You’re perfect for this role if :

  • You have proven experience (+4 years) in fast-growing companies
  • You have experience in consulting roles to help you deal with the business stakeholders
  • You are able to understand business problems at a macro level, build pragmatic solutions, and understand their impact
  • You master Python or another programming language
  • You care about code clarity, performance and scalability
  • You have experience with SQL and other types of data stores
  • You understand the lifecycle of data-driven products and problematics around data quality
  • You can explain complex problems and technologies in a simple way to non-technical people
  • You have experience building machine learning solutions to practical business problems
  • Recruitment process :

  • 1st screening call
  • Technical test & tech interview with the team
  • Team fit interview with the rest of the team
  • Stakeholders interviews
  • Leadership / founder interview

    • A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    • An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, #remote friendly company, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    • Technical challenges all day every day: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    • Work with passionate experts who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow! (Backademy, technical guilds, Meet-up & Conference) 

    • Grow your career with a flexible career path, BackMarket can help you evolve!

    • A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and soon in Asia!

    • A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.

    BackMarket is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Paris, France (75018)
    • Experience: > 3 years
    • Possible full remote