1+ months

Senior Data Scientist, Growth Insights - Spotify

New York, New York

One voice understood in every language. That’s what the Markets team - in locations across the globe - delivers every day. We influence culture by being a part of culture, creating marketing communications that resonate with local users and their unique listening habits. Know how to make your audience listen? Help us grow our brand in your corner of the world.

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join the band and help drive a data-first culture with focus on growth. As a Senior Data Scientist, our mission is to turn our 200 petabytes of data into insights and gain a deep understanding of music and listeners to impact the strategy and direction of Spotify. You will study user behavior, strategic initiatives, markets, content, and new features and bring data and insights into every decision we make. Above all, your work will impact how we think about user growth and how we can make Spotify available and accessible for more people in the world.

What You'll Do

    • Perform analyses on large sets of data to extract actionable insights that will help drive Spotify's strategy across the user funnel
    • Work on larger user understanding projects to understand and recommend our next direction to drive user growth
    • Work on end-to-end projects to ensure your findings are executed and tested in a desired way
    • Work closely with cross-functional teams of analysts, researchers, product owners, marketers, designers, and others across the company who are passionate about Spotify’s user growth
    • Work from our offices in New York

Requirements

Who You Are

    • You have a deep understanding of numbers and a strong business sense for growth drivers
    • You have at least 5 years of experience in a similar data scientist role and a degree in science, computer science, statistics, economics, mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline
    • You have the technical competence to perform more advanced analytics, including causal inference modelling
    • Coding skills (such as Python)
    • Analytics tools experience (such as Pandas, R or SQL)
    • Experience performing analysis with large datasets
    • You have experience collaborating closely with research to design novel analytical approaches in response to loosely defined problems
    • You have experience driving real world product or feature decisions based on your analysis
    • You are a communicative person that values building strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders and have the ability to explain complex topics in simple terms
    • You’re capable of mentoring more junior data scientist to set them up for success

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: 2019-12-20 Expires: 2020-02-18

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