18 days old

Data Science Manager-Advertising Data Platform - Spotify

New York, New York

We are looking for an experienced leader in data science to join our team. We are developing a world-class advertising platform to support the free tier of Spotify, and your team will drive insights and products that help power a personalized user experience and an effective advertising business.

Data scientists in this area will be helping to answer questions such as:

  • How can we calculate the impact advertising has on content consumption?
  • How do we accurately measure ad effectiveness and utilize this information?
  • How can we improve the user experience through better targeted ads?
  • What are the measurement, targeting and insight needs of advertisers and how can we best serve them?

As a Manager in the Product Insights team you’ll be a hands-on leader of a team of 3-6 data scientists focused on improving our advertising platform and products.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead a team of data scientists, setting focus, strategy and priorities with the team to maximize influence and impact in the organization
  • Own analysis of large sets of data to extract actionable insights that drive product decisions
  • Contribute to the strategic leadership of the broader ad platform team
  • Collaborate with machine learning teams and data engineers to improve the quality of our platform through experimentation
  • Communicate data-driven insights and recommendations to key stakeholders at the Director, VP and Executive levels
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams of designers, product owners, engineers, marketers, and others across the company passionate about Spotify’s success
  • Work from New York, leading research across our global markets


Who You Are

  • You have 2+ years of experience as a people-manager
  • You have at least 5+ years of experience in a similar data analyst or data science role and a degree in science, statistics, economics, mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline.
  • You have worked on data science problems related to advertising platforms and measurement
  • You have the technical competence to perform and coach team members in more advanced analytics:
  • Coding skills for analytics and data extraction (SQL, R, Python, Scala)
  • Data visualization (such as Tableau, D3, ggplot)
  • Experience performing analysis with large datasets
  • Experience building statistical models and running experiments
  • You are a great storyteller and communicator, and can build relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders
  • You are capable of tackling ambiguous problem spaces and challenges

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.



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