Director of Data Science

  • Data Science
  • Paris, France

Director of Data Science

Job description


Adikteev is the leading app re-engagement platform for performance-driven marketers. We help the world’s top-spending app publishers increase retention, reacquire churned users and drive incremental revenue. App publishers in gaming, eCommerce, on-demand, services and entertainment rely on us to deliver made-to-measure strategies, creatives and algorithms. By combining science and creativity, we deliver best-in-class playable and interactive ads paired with top retargeting tech. We believe in creating a unique strategy for each client based on data to provide measurable and transparent results that increase user LTV and fuel business growth.

Adikteev is #10 among Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 fastest growing companies and ranked in the top retargeting partners of the world for two consecutive years by AppsFlyer Performance Index.

Adikteev has recently passed the 2021 HappyIndex®AtWork as well as the 2021 TechAtWork® certifications. As a committed employer of choice, our company has recently signed the French National Diversity Chart and is a member of the AFMD (aka “Association Française des Managers de la Diversité”).



We are looking for a
Director of Data Science to serve as the expert in machine learning who leads the execution of artificial intelligence projects of the company. The mission also involves managing and growing over the years a first-class team of Data Scientists to design, test and monitor predictive features running in production.


  • Enhance machine learning models embedded in our predictive segmentation and real-time bidding platform in order to reach automatically campaign goals (performance and scale)
  • Watch machine learning features performance KPIs and prioritize relevant actions to maintain them at a high level
  • Drive and deliver R&D initiatives planned in the company strategy and regularly report progress to company management
  • Communicate internally and externally on behalf of Adikteev Data Science team, train customer-facing teams about performance automation features of the product and attend meetings with key clients to share technical knowledge
  • Grow an expertise about the mobile game marketing business and contribute to the definition of the company roadmap in collaboration with company management
  • Hire, manage and coach members of the Data Science team



  • Organization and planning - plans, organizes, processes, schedules, budgets and follows through in an efficient manner. Focuses on key priorities
  • Intelligence - Learns quickly. Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information
  • Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Able to build relationships with stakeholders of all levels
  • Creativity ​- Generates new and innovative approaches to company challenges
  • Analytical skills - Able to query, structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it
  • Technical knowledge - Deep knowledge of statistics and machine learning, deep knowledge of data engineering is a plus
  • Ability to develop people - Coaches people in their current roles to improve performance, and prepares them for future roles
  • Native / fluent English - Conversational French also appreciated
  • Company culture skills: Work ownership, Agile mindset, Impact-driven decisions, Team-first attitude


  • Masters degree, PhD, or equivalent self-education, preferably in Mathematics or Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience working in teams using data science to power a core company product or service
  • 1+ professional experience including a people management role
  • A proven track record of consistently meeting your individual objectives (references will be asked)
  • Knowledge of adtech or martech is a plus.


● Exciting opportunities in a variety of functions such as product development, engineering, data analysis, business intelligence, sales and corporate

● Teams that think outside the box, and where the word “impossible” is banned from our common language

● Flexibility and agility applied to all our deliverables with a strong push for constant innovation

● A number of perks including competitive insurance schemes, welcoming offices, treats & goodies, and creative ways of communicating and working with one another, be it virtual or face-to-face

● A healthy, worthy and profitable organization whose ambition is to continuously enhance its market share through its innovation and unique identity

● A variety of cultures (15+ nationalities and growing), a diversity of backgrounds (education, experience, and personal journeys) but a unique goal: being bold and daring

● A socially responsible firm with a strong ethos when dealing with environmental topics, and diversity & inclusion: everyone is expected to walk the talk at Adikteev

● An open and transparent culture of communication with no hidden agenda


As an Employer of choice, Adikteev does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors and clients.