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Data Scientist - Personalization - Spotify

New York, New York
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The Personalization team makes deciding what to play next easier and more enjoyable for every listener. From Daily Mix to Discover Weekly, we’re behind some of Spotify’s most-loved features. We built them by understanding the world of music and podcasts better than anyone else. Join us and you’ll keep millions of users listening by making great recommendations to each and every one of them.

Everyday, hundreds of millions of people all over the world use the products we build which include destinations like “Home” and “Search” as well as original playlists such as "Discover Weekly" and “Daily Mix.” We're a team of technologists, product insight experts, designers, and product managers in Boston, New York, Stockholm, and London.

We are seeking a Data Scientist to join our Product Insights team, focusing on Personalization.

You will be solving complex data problems and delivering the insight that helps to define our understanding of music, audio and our listeners to develop how we personalize at Spotify. This role works closely with a multidisciplinary team of data scientist, user researchers, data engineers, product teams and designers.

Your work will impact the way the world experiences music and audio!

What You’ll Do

    • Develop research questions and undertake data exploration to understand who our listeners are, how they get value out of Spotify, and where we can develop our product to bring greater value
    • Work closely with the team including data engineering to build lasting solutions to our data modeling
    • Design, analyze, and interpret the results of experiments
    • Perform exploratory analyses to understand the performance of our machine learning systems
    • Define, evaluate, dashboard and monitor key metrics, understanding root causes of changes
    • Contribute to the development of the Product Insights function and the wider analytics community at Spotify
    • Mentor and coach other data scientists
    • Work from our office in New York


Who You Are

    • You have a minimum of 3 to 5 years relevant applied experience with a degree or higher in economics, psychology, computer science, statistics, or mathematics or another quantitative discipline
    • Technical competence to perform advanced analytics:
    • Coding skills (such as R, Python, or Scala)
    • Experience with analytics & visualization tools (SQL, Tableau, ggplot/matplotlib or equivalent)
    • Experience performing analysis with large datasets
    • You have strong statistical understanding of online testing methodologies and metric development
    • You are an independent thinker, able to work autonomously, capable of taking on loosely defined problems and translating complex thinking into practical application for diverse audiences
    • You are a communicative person who values building strong relationships with colleagues and partners and enjoys mentoring and teaching others


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Posted: 2020-03-26 Expires: 2020-05-26

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