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KERING Senior Data Scientist

Kering - Regular
Paris - France

About us A global luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, as well as Kering Eyewear. Kering has a dynamic and diverse workforce of 35,000 employees worldwide and delivered a revenue of €13.7 billion in 2018 - making the Group a leading player in the luxury industry. Kering Digital AI, CRM & Data Governance has been created to launch data strategy, operate CRM campaigns, own data governance and provide cross-brand analysis & reporting. The Head of Data of this team is currently seeking an English speaking Lead Data Scientist to join our dynamic team based in Paris and the challenge to settle an ambitious data strategy for the Group and its Brands.

Your opportunity

You will support the Head of AI Factory developing ambitious data science projects with Brands and deploy them in a production environment using machine learning stacks. You will also be involved in mentoring with other data scientists in the team to create robust and innovative solutions.

How you will contribute

  • You will develop, implement, measure and take ownership of predictive models, perform statistical analyses and "deep dives" into the data, and present and discuss solutions with our business partners. 
  • You will be involved in mentoring with other data scientists through pair programming, code review and scientific or technical workshops to collaboratively find solutions to the complex business problems that we are facing.
  • You will follow research literature and test promising approaches to tackle complex business problems and you will share and discuss the findings with the entire team.
  • You will be developing unique competencies or expertise in statistics, programming, database technology and data visualization and adapt them to the specifity of the luxury industry

Who you are

We are looking for a candidate with 4-7 years of experience as Data scientist, who has attained a Graduate or PhD degree in Machine learning, Statistics, Applied mathematics or another quantitative field. She/he should have experience or skills in the following domains:

  • Successful track record in implementing Python machine learning algorithms (Random Forests, SVM, boosting algorithms, ...)
  • Knowledge / experience with deep learning is a plus
  • Having the ability to query SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Demonstrated skills at data exploration, data quality assessment and cleansing, and using analytics for data assessment
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of applied analytics, descriptive statistics, and predictive analytics on large datasets embedded into operational processes
  • Demonstrated skill in developing production-ready code
  • Devops mindset and capabilities is a plus (ability to build algorithms, but also to administrate servers)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Being able to work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary environment
  • Being able to advice senior management in clear language about the implications of their work for the organisation
  • Being able to work autonomously
  • English spoken and written mandatory

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background

  • Full time
  • Europe
  • France

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