Data Sciences Specialist (M/W) à Paris

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DANONE SA in Corporate is looking for a Data Sciences Specialist - L8 (M/W) in Paris.

Each time we eat and drink, we vote for the world we want to live in.


Danone’s mission is Bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature embodies.






To support Danone’s top-level ambition to adopt a data-enabled organization, we are building a team in Paris to be the “Data analytics and AI center of Excellence”. Our ambition is to become the data science talent hub for all Danone in Europe. This team will be part of the new Chief Data Office at Danone promoting data as an asset and covering fields such as data science, data governance, data transformation and master Data Management.


Our target team is a picture of diversity and inclusiveness. In Data analytics and AI team, we are starting today with a team of 6 people coming from various backgrounds with 47 cumulated years of passion for data and we want to build an enthusiastic, highly-skilled and delivery-oriented team from a mix of junior, senior, team leader & expert profiles.


Your mission, as a Senior data scientist, will be to promote a new data mindset by delivering state of the art, pragmatic, and creative data science solutions to answer complex business problems. Our target is to work for all of Danone’s businesses and address topics such as demand/supply forecasting, commodity pricing, milk collection optimization, marketing optimization and environmental impact reduction.


Joining us will be an exciting adventure as we are starting today with a team of 6 people coming from pharma, FMCG, banking, consulting, airlines, automotive industry background with accumulated 47 years of data passion.


Finally, as the data office team is international, you will have the chance to be part of an international fellowship of data scientists.






  • Oversee from a technical point of view the activities of the junior data scientists over a data domain
  • Provides advanced expertise on statistical and mathematical concepts for the broader Data Analytics and AI team and data sciences fellowship.
  • Collaborate with business partners & data project leaders to identify business needs and translate them into actionable measures.
  • Support the implementation of these solutions.
  • Implement ETL workflows, Data Mining/Wrangling to make data useable and understandable for other Data Scientists or business teams.
  • Apply state-of-the-art algorithms and predictive models (Machine Learning/Deep Learning) to answer business problems.
  • Share results with technical and business teams (Data Visualization).
  • Build & improve team’s knowledge, processes and best practices.






  • Trainings and certifications possibilities will be given as part of the onboarding and continuous development process 
  • Career opportunities will be built internationally and across Worldwide Business Units (WBUs) and across fields.






  • More than 6 years of experience in Data Science within a fast-paced and complex business setting, preferably working as a Senior Data Scientist.
  • A MSc, PhD or other Advanced Degree in a field linked to computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning, or closely related fields
  • Experience in Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry is a plus
  • Ability to manage complexity and to work under pressure
  • Rigor, methodical and structured approach
  • Ability to work in an international environment
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • Fluent English is a must 






We are looking for people having several technical skills among the followings:


  • Programming: Python, R, SQL, Git 
  • Databases: Relational/Non-relational databases
  • Modeling : Advanced Statistical Analysis, regressions, Gradient Boosting, Random Forest, Neural Netwok
  • Viz’: Power BI and MicroStrategy
  • Infrastructure: Cloudera HDFSAWS, Docker, CI/CD 
  • Data Science tools/modules : Jupyter Notebook, Databrick, ML Flow



Experience in all or several parts of Advanced Analytics process will be challenged:

  • Explore the potential of a raw data set
  • Build relevant and performant models and analyses
  • Automate workflows
  • Scale, deploy and monitor industrialized projects
  • Consistency of approach for a data domain/portfolio of projects



Mandatory skills:

  • Substantial experience working on full-life cycle data science project
  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies and tools:
    • SCRUM methodology
    • Flexibility and iterative way of working
    • Experience with Jira/Trello/ Asana solutions
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work in an environment with multiple priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skill. In particular, a strong proven ability to communicate statistical and modeling results in a clear manner.



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