Data Engineer - Paris

Long-term contract
Posted on 11-08-2022

AXA Climate

La Raison d'être d'AXA Climate est d'aider la planète Terre à devenir une véritable partie prenante de toutes les entreprises. Notre Mission est l'adaptation climatique et environnementale.

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La Raison d’être d’AXA Climate est d’aider la planète Terre à devenir une véritable partie prenante de toutes les entreprises.
La Mission d’AXA Climate, c’est l’adaptation climatique et environnementale. Au service de cette mission, 4 différents métiers ! 

  • La formation - via des contenus digitaux, scientifiques pour mettre en mouvement tous les collaborateurs, leur donner les compétences et les outils. 
  • Le conseil - pour impacter en local, via des actions d’adaptation concrètes.
  • L’assurance et le financement - pour sécuriser celles et ceux qui s’adaptent, et impactent. 

Onboard the Datascience Team, you will take part of transforming complex business problems related to climate and environment impact into data-oriented solutions.

The DataScience Team strives to deliver the state-of-the-art models and algorithms on a wide range of topics: flood modelling, wildfire propagation, crop classification and monitoring, climate change, etc. Our solutions rely on the most accurate data coming from a wide range of datasources – including satellite data from different constellations.

The acquisition and the optimization of the processing of these data is therefore core and essential for Axa Climate to ensure the quality and level of service of our solutions.
Our main clients are financial funds, investors, big or mid-cap corporates, governments or PPP, cooperatives, industrials, large farming exploitations dealing with all kinds of crops.

Main roles and responsibilities
Under the supervision of the subject matter experts and the lead data scientist, you will contribute as a Data Engineer to deliver high-quality solutions with the main responsibilities:

  • Set up robust and scalable data acquisition pipelines.
  • Set in production through our production-ready compute units the algorithms developed by your peers.
  • Ensure the performance of the algorithms set in production.
  • Ensure the monitoring and the execution of the data acquisition pipelines.


  • Grandes Écoles d’ingénieurs (X, CentraleSupélec, École des Ponts, Mines, ENTPE, ENSTA, ENSAE…)
  • MSc in top French, European or International Universities (Paris-Saclay, Dauphine, Imperial College, ETH Zurich, EPF Lausanne…)


  • Major in Computer Science
  • Previous experience as a Data Engineer or Machine Learning Engineer or Advanced experience as a Data Scientist (5 years min) with proven track record of building big data pipelines / setting models into production
  • Previous experience with AWS Cloud engineering
  • Previous experience in a climate related field is a + (manipulating temporal and geospatial data)


  • Fluency in French & English required.

Required skills:

  • Strong skills in Computer Science as well as in Data Science/Statistics.
  • Strong skills in Python – familiar with geospatial data manipulation (geopandas, rasterio, etc).
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Pragmatic, Business & Solution-oriented.
  • Autonomous and very well organized.
  • Ability to work with various scientists and experts on various natural or physical subjects.
  • Demonstrated interests in climate and environmental issues.