Machine Learning Engineer

Paris / Remote
Full Time
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About Skypher

Skypher is a fast-growing Y Combinator backed start-up based in San Francisco and Paris. We make cybersecurity compliance easy for tech companies. We apply the latest progress in Machine Learning and NLP to data security compliance.

We already work with dozens of the most innovative tech companies in both in Silicon Valley and Europe such as Retool, MadKudu, Welcome or Scalefast.

We are a small, fast growing company and if you want to make an impact here and help us build the next Cybersecurity giant, this is the right place for you. Our mission is to help tech companies become more secure organizations while removing the huge amount of unnecessary pain and busywork involved in cybersecurity compliance.

We are well-funded by top investors such as Y Combinator, Kima Ventures and well-connected Business Angels (

By joining Skypher you will be part of the Y Combinator network (best accelerator in the world located in Silicon Valley). As Skypher is based in France and the US you will also have the chance to interact with the most innovative tech companies in the Bay area and Silicon Valley (our customers). Job offer is in Paris but we are open to remote work.


You will join a small team of engineers working on cutting-edge technologies that mix cybersecurity and Natural Language Processing. No cybersecurity experience is required but you will surely become an expert after working 6 months with us.

As an ML engineer you will work closely with the CTO and our engineering team. Among all your missions you will:

  • Design, research, implement and fine-tune complex NLP models
  • Design and develop data pipelines for collecting data and improving models
  • Design a global ML architecture on AWS infrastructure and enjoy our almost unlimited AWS credits

This is an exciting time for our company as we are nimble and fast-growing. Your passion for building, innovating and experimenting will be well suited to our dynamic team.

As a member of the founding team you will have a competitive compensation package (salary and equity) and you will gain extensive responsibilities as the company grows.


  • You have a BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or Mathematics or have graduated from an engineering school or equivalent
  • You have previous experiences in Data Science and/or Data engineering (ideally in Natural Language Processing)
  • You are interested in or want to learn more about cybersecurity and how it is implemented in innovative tech companies
  • You want to work on a real life project and develop AI models that will be used daily in production by thousands of users

What we look for:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset: be interested in contributing to a growing company beyond your day-to-day responsibilities
  • Creativity and like to solve complex problems
  • Strong team spirit, we spend a lot of time together and love to have weekly drink
  • Autonomy, “just get shit done” is one of our motto

Our perks an benefits:

  • ‍€45k - €65k, depending on experience
  • Competitive equity package (BSPCE)
  • Setup of your choice (computer, screens...)
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits (Alan Blue)
  • Meal vouchers (Swile)
  • Great office location at the heart of Paris, and with the best French tech startups around at Agoranov

Hiring process

  1. Phone call with the CTO
  2. Technical data science test "at home"
  3. Technical interview with the CTO (including test debriefing)
  4. Final interview with the CEO

The whole process should take no longer than 2 weeks.

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