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Data Scientist, Content Platform - Spotify

New York, New York
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The Content Platform is the backbone for Spotify’s audio catalog: ingesting music and podcasts to the platform, enriching it with metadata, building systems to discover and organize knowledge about creators and content.

Data Scientists in Content Platform operate across the three following product areas—working on projects from infringement detection and content moderation to experimenting on listeners’ appetite to discover famous covers and estimating the value of different types of metadata.

If you are a creative data scientist interested in flexing your CS and ML skills, this may be the right challenge for you.

What You’ll Do

    • Work closely with cross-functional teams of data scientists, product managers, designers and engineers who are passionate about Spotify’s success
    • Develop a deep understanding of how product and platforms influence user behaviour
    • Be a strategic partner to product development teams, making and give recommendations when needed

Requirements

Who You Are

    • You know how to scope and solve loosely defined problems and come up with actionable insights to guide product development decisions
    • You have a deep understanding of statistics and experience working with real-world data, as well as a strong business sense
    • You have 4+ years of relevant experience, with a degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, economics, psychology or another quantitative discipline
    • You have the technical competence to perform advanced analytics: coding skills (such as Python or Scala), experience with analytics tools (Pandas, R, SPSS or SQL) and experience performing analysis with large datasets
    • You possess statistical competence (such as regression modelling, a/b testing, significance testing etc)

It is a plus if you

    • Have demonstrated experience with hands-on statistical modelling and possess knowledge about machine learning (such as predictive modelling, decision trees, classification models, clustering techniques)

You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be brilliant. So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It's in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 258 million users.

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Posted: 2020-02-14 Expires: 2020-04-14

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