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Criteo Overview

Paris (France)
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (CRTO)
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Criteo is the advertising platform of the open Internet, an ecosystem that favors neutrality, transparency and inclusiveness. 2,700 Criteo team members partner with over 18,000 customers and thousands of publishers around the globe to deliver effective advertising across all ... Read more

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    Webinar Series - Rethinking Ad-Tech

    In this three-part webinar series, Criteo will take a look at all the trends that are emerging around ad tech. We'll talk through how marketers can really take advantage of the latest channels - and what they're finding most effective.

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Criteo – Why Work For Us?

We are a global community, united by our contagious energy and hunger for performance. We are challengers, go (Go, GO)-getters, innovators, makers, logicians, and technical magicians. We dissect, debate, and deliberate, dreaming big and aiming high.

Belonging to Criteo means having the freedom to drive your ideas. Taking risks, moving quickly, and enjoying every moment. When you combine our computational power and unparalleled datasets with the intelligence of our people, anything is possible. 

From our entrepreneurial beginnings to the success we share today, it’s been a journey of global proportions. But through it all Criteo wouldn’t be the company it is today without the amazing people behind it.

We create impact at scale

We serve 5 billion ads a day. That’s about 4 million requests per second. We push the limits of deep learning and AI. And we don’t plan on slowing down. From intern to engineer, our people make a real impact. As a collective, we are hungry to succeed and push each other to be the best. Sure, it’s a LOT of hard work, but it’s also incredibly rewarding.

We go, Go, GO

We are all about moving quickly, innovating constantly and delivering real change. Here you can take every opportunity and run with it. It’s your chance to drive your ideas and have the freedom to make them happen. In return, we expect you to be all in.

We connect through playful energy

Our best perk is amazing people. While we take our work seriously, we love to have fun and laugh along the way. Every office is filled with equal measures of hard work and playful energy. From yoga to rooftop parties, early morning kale smoothies to late night karaoke sessions – we do it all, together. 

Be part of something big. 600 TB of daily shopper data big. 

We’re a company that’s sharply aware our world is primarily driven by technology. At Criteo we face some of the most challenging, but interesting problems in the tech industry. We work at a scale of speed, performance and complexity that few others in the industry can compete with. Every day is different and we’re proud to make it a culture that always challenges your skills.

Our R&D Culture

Empowerment: We believe in hiring the best engineers in the industry and then letting them get on with what they do best – designing, coding and releasing state of the art software.

Mobility: In our Voyager program our engineers get to pick which team they want to work on for 2-4 weeks, boosting collaboration, networking and maybe even leading to switching teams.

Agility: We work in a fast pace environment where we build and release stuff frequently to deliver value soon and adapt to changes quickly.

Variety: We have many ways to get your code to production including our Hackathon, 10% projects, Voyager and more.

Multicultural: You will work with diverse perspectives, alongside global team players and some of the brightest minds in the industry 

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    Criteo is a great company to work for! I've been with Criteo just over a year now and I've loved every minute. Criteo is on the cutting edge of e-commerce technology and we have the talent to prove it.
    There's a great office culture that includes smart innovative team members that work well together at work and play. With quarterly team events you have the opportunity to bond with your fellow teammates outside of your in-office projects.
    Career opportunities are clearly defined and evaluations are biannual, allowing you to easily understand where you're at & what you're working towards.
    We have regular office yoga and massages on top of the monthly stipend to use for healthy living expenses! Criteo seems to understand that happy/healthy employees do better work. Work-Life balance is so important in our current fast-paced climate.
    Criteo is doing great things and still continues to grow. I look forward to seeing the company continue to flourish and can't wait to see what's next.


    I have been very happy with my Criteo experience and don't have any negative experiences to share.

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Criteo Photos

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Criteo Interviews



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    I applied through other source. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Criteo in August 2013.


    Talent Manager was super charming and did a great job of selling the position/company. She also provided a very clear picture of what I'd be walking into. The rest of the interview panel had a good understanding of my background without me having to tell too much - it was clear they knew the industry/function well.

    Interview Questions

    • it may sound silly but the MD asked me "Why Criteo? why should we hire you?" and I was caught a bit off guard.   Answer Question


    got what I asked for right off the bat

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Criteo Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places To Work France, Glassdoor Employees Choice Award, 2017
  • Criteo #6 best places to work in Spain (100 - 249 employees), Great Place to Work Spain, 2016
  • Best Places to Work, Great Places to Work® Institute, 2016
  • Top Places to Work(Information Technology), The Boston Globe, 2015
  • Best Workplaces Italia: Small, Great Places To Work, 2016
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