Product Data Scientist, Analytics - Marketplace Quality at Criteo


Who we are

At Criteo, our culture is as unique as it is diverse. With offices around the world, our incredible team of 2,600 Criteos collaborates to create an open & inclusive environment. We work together to achieve our goals, push boundaries, and be impactful. All of this supports us in our mission to power the world’s marketers with trusted & impactful advertising.

The team you will join

The Data Science & Product Analytics team uses cutting edge technology, advanced statistics, and machine learning to tackle some of the most complex Product challenges at Criteo. We help Criteo validate and evolve our products while exploring strategic game-changers to vault Criteo ahead in a fast-evolving media landscape. The team brings data and business expertise to feature teams, a unique understanding of complex Criteo machinery and supports Product Managers to design and build products with difference.
We directly work with Product Managers and R&D teams, often sitting next to them. You can find out more about our projects by visiting our .
The topics we tackle are wide:
  • Support the

and R&D teams to build a comprehensive, practical, and universal measurement framework that frames the way CMOs understand their online marketing efficiency along the entire buyer journey
  • Improve

Identity & Privacy solutions
by optimizing our capability to recognize users across all their devices and their interactions in the open-internet
  • Work with the

Media Personalization
team to pivot our user-level personalization engine and delivery rules to contextual and/or audience-based strategy
  • Explore and support the development of our New Marketing Outcomes:

Video & CTV, Contextual
, and Omnichannel.
  • Build the

Buyer Index
, a decision support service to improve the performance of digital ad campaigns in meeting clients’ goals across all addressability scenarios: addressable, cohort-based, or contextual.
  • Work with the

Trading Strategies
team, to offer a suite of controls to our advertisers and enhance the performance of our business models: budget, audience, targeting...
See the for more details.
Main Responsibilities
You will join the Data Science & Product Analytics team, working on Marketplace Quality topics. You will be dedicated to both Traffic Quality and Inventory Quality issues, working cross-functionally with the product managers, R&D and the commercial health & safety team.
You will have to design new metrics to finely represent the quality of our inventory and be in charge of maintaining a top-notch inventory (by monitoring & building automatic alerts) as well as creating new and refining existing IVT detection rules.
You will also have to test 3rd party vendors and assess their relevancy. You will be fully in charge of the massive datasets the team will be building, from the design to the analysis.
You will also be jumping on issues once they are identified by our Escalation team or when you detect them proactively. You can expect a fast-paced, high-stakes roadmap that significantly impacts Criteo's whole business.
Among the tasks foreseen:
  • Mine advanced data and turn them into understandable and actionable insights
  • Define and execute a stream of analyses and tests to inform and support the strategic roadmap for inventory quality
  • Work with the R&D team to access a clean inventory (especially on In-App inventory)
  • Master our internal analytic datasets and reporting tools to quickly respond to emergencies with the help of a versatile and dedicated dev team & monitor our inventory (in terms of quality)
  • Help build a set of best practices for identifying and solving low quality inventory issues that can be applied by local Analytics teams (define clear guidelines and policies to blog suspicious inventory)

Competences and skills

You have:
Good knowledge and experience of the Criteo ecosystem
Outstanding analytical skills and creative thinking
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, pro-active and independent

To end, you also need to know...

Product AX (a.k.a. PAX) is embedded in the Product team, with a strong analytical culture. If you want to help us to build the Criteo 2.0, become a Commerce Media Platform, tackle our Identity challenge, or explore new opportunities to build the future Criteo products... we are waiting for you!
At Criteo, we are committed to creating an environment where all Criteos feel a sense of belonging. We nourish our diversity by listening to all cultures within Criteo - and there are many. We are proud to be a global team and conscious that it takes people with different perspectives, thoughts and cultures to succeed.
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