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Data Scientist Intern - 6-month internship - September 2024

Prose, a Public Benefit Corporation

Prose, a Public Benefit Corporation

Data Science
Paris, France
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Our Mission

At Prose, we don’t believe in “one-size-fits-most.” We create custom beauty care (hair & skin at the moment) that is inclusive to all profiles, needs, and preferences. Each of our products is customized to a person’s needs based on the results from an online consultation. The individual data is processed through a proprietary algorithm and made-to-order in the Prose lab using natural active ingredients. Marrying emerging technologies with the best in beauty, Prose is truly creating something special.

This is the opportunity to join a fast-growing scale-up and an energetic team that works together to deliver creative solutions that are transforming the way people think about and shop for hair and skin care. We’re looking for talented problem solvers who lead with passion and who face any task with a positive mindset. We are serving millions of customers right now in North America!

Position Summary

As a Data Scientist Intern, you will play a crucial role in developing a hybrid color matching algorithm that combines physical models and machine learning approaches. This algorithm will be integral to our product development process, ensuring that our cosmetic products provide the perfect color match for diverse skin tones.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for building our in-house color-matching algorithms
  • You will assist in developing experimental measurement protocols and in digitizing the results.
  • Ship stable, high-quality code to which you are proud to be a contributor
  • Deliver excellent software through comprehensive peer-reviews, CI, and automated testing
  • Able to communicate effectively to stakeholders

Key Candidate Requirements

  • You love algorithms and new technology. You are also a great team worker and a great communicator in French and English.
  • Experience with Python, along with common libraries such as Numpy / Pandas / Polar
  • Experience in Rust would be a plus
  • Experience building Restful APIs
  • A knack for writing clean, readable and maintainable code
  • Eager to implement automated functional / unit tests and documentation

Perks & Benefits
- Paid internship
- Meal voucher (Swile card)
- 50% of public transportation (pass Navigo)
- A great atmosphere fueled by numerous events such as team-building days or board game evenings...

Internship agreement (Convention de stage) mandatory

Dates: 6-month internship - September 2024

Location: Paris 2ème