At Criteo we face some of the most challenging and interesting problems in the advertising software industry. We work at a scale of speed, performance and complexity that few others in the industry have. Our dataset is about 40 petabytes in Hadoop (more than 30 TB extra per day), we take less than 10ms to respond to an ad request and we deliver billions of ads per day. To help us solve these challenges, Criteo is looking for the best of the best in terms of engineering talent within our cool and geeky environment!


We are looking for a highly motivated Data Scientist to contribute to the development of our ML algorithms, with a passion for the digital ecosystem. The ideal candidate will have an extensive experience in analyzing large data sets, with outstanding skills to identify and quantify opportunities for optimizations. You must thrive in a start-up environment, be proactive, detail oriented and eager to learn and keep-up with an evolving product landscape. Experience in building machine learning models is a plus.

What you will be doing:

  • Build and improve Prediction Models
  • Gather and analyze data
  • Identify key prediction problems and propose innovating solutions
  • Report, visualize and communicate results
  • Contribute to the exploration and creation of new scientific understanding (monitoring, new metrics)

    What You Bring to the Role

  • BS/MS in Data analysis and modeling or related Data Scientist role.
  • 5+ years of experience in software industry and a passion for technology.
  • Strong analytical background (Mathematics/ Machine Learning)
  • Computer Science background with 1+ year of programming experience in Python or another language (C#, Java, C++ or other scripting languages are all good)
  • Experience with building or leading a team

  • Criteo R&D Culture

  • Empowerment - We believe in bottoms-up development.
  • Mobility & Variety –In our Voyager program, engineers choose any team with whom to work for 2-4 weeks, boosting collaboration, networking and maybe even leading to switching teams.
  • Agility- We work in a fast paced environment where we release stuff frequently for nimble response to the market.
  • Multicultural –We have engineers from all over the world to interact and exchange ideas.

    Learn More about Criteo R&D in Palo Alto:

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About Criteo [CRTO]

Criteo (CRTO) delivers personalized performance marketing at an extensive scale. Measuring return on post-click sales, Criteo makes ROI transparent and easy to measure. Criteo has over 2,200 employees in 30 offices across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, serving 13,000 advertisers worldwide and with direct relationships with 17,500 publishers.

Top Reasons to Work with Us

We are innovative, passionate, creative, driven, and adaptable. Our core values are at the heart of who we are. We have a spontaneous and vibrant culture, and we truly believe in team spirit and collaboration.

  • Competitive Compensation
  • 100% coverage of Healthcare premium
  • Career advancement, global mobility encouraged
  • Generous Vacation policy
  • Fidelity 401(k) with company matching
  • Great office in Downtown Palo Alto
  • Fun Place to work - Snacks, Happy Hour, Ping-pong, Music Room, Cool Off-sites

Criteo is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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