Data Scientist (alternant)

  • Work-Study (12 to 18 months)
  • Starting date:  
  • Paris
  • Partial remote authorized
  • Master's Degree
  • < 6 months

The company



  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Environment / Sustainable Development, SocialTech / GreenTech

The job

Data Scientist (alternant)

  • Work-Study (12 to 18 months)
  • Starting date:  
  • Paris
  • Partial remote authorized
  • Master's Degree
  • < 6 months


Lixo is a Paris-based startup developing AI technologies for the circular economy

By combining computer vision and miniaturisation of algorithms, Lixo enables players all along the value chain, from waste collectors, to sorting facilities and recyclers, to analyze waste flows anywhere, in real time.

Lixo was founded by Marjorie and Olivier in november 2019 and it’s growing fast !

Job description

The mission

The trainee’s mission consists in :

  • working on the creation of image recognition algorithms
  • improving the performance of existing algorithms
  • participating in the tests of R&D techniques

Detail of the role

The trainee will participate in a number of projects

  • Annotation pipeline maintenance and improvement
  • Image pre or postprocessing
  • Development of neural networks and improvement of existing ones
  • Code quality : perform code review with other team members following our established workflow

Position within the team

Within the data team, the trainee will work hand in hand with the Data Engineer and Data Scientist, as well as with the rest of the team (CTO, hardware, fullstack).

Why Lixo ?

  • Incubated @ Agoranov (offices in the centre of Paris within a great tech startups ecosystem)
  • Remote working entirely possible
  • This could transform to a full time position as we scale !
  • Flexible working hours
  • Extensive upskilling opportunities

Preferred experience

The ideal candidate


  • Autonomy and curiosity
  • Interest for environmental issues and the circular economy more particularly
  • You like to be challenged and to be a part of innovation
  • Team spirit


  • Student in an Engineering school with a specialization in machine learning, computer science and/or computer vision
  • Experience of projects in Python (++, indispensable)
  • Experience of computer vision projects appreciated


  • Python (+++)
  • OpenCV (++)
  • TensorFlow/PyTorch (+)
  • Gitlab (+)

Recruitment process

  • Technical test (form)
  • Interview with CTO (call)
  • Technical test with team member (call)
  • Interview with CEO (in person)
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