Senior Data Scientist – Platform Insights

Stockholm

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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The Platform team creates the technology that enables Spotify to learn quickly and scale easily, enabling rapid growth in our users and our business around the globe. Spanning many disciplines, we work to make the business work; creating the frameworks, capabilities and tools needed to welcome a billion customers. Join us and help to amplify productivity, quality and innovation across Spotify.
The Platform Insights team consists of highly motivated and extremely friendly people, specialising in providing core datasets, discovering insights, and providing guidance related to engineering effectiveness and data-informed decisions across R&D in Spotify.
We gather data from our software development processes, the internal tools usage, and our quarterly Engineering Satisfaction survey. We leverage this data to identify bottlenecks, increase Spotify software development effectiveness, and promote data-informedness.
Do you have a passion for removing hurdles to increase effectiveness? Do you want to form hypotheses and design experiments to validate them? Do you like to communicate your insights and optimize their impact? If so, join Platform Insights!

What you’ll do

  • Formulate hypotheses related to engineering effectiveness, validate them from our datasets, and communicate these insights effectively
  • Participate in running the quarterly company-wide Engineering Satisfaction survey
  • Collaborate closely with engineers, data scientists and team leads across the mission to create and promote shared data-informed methods

Who you are

  • You have 5+ years of relevant experience, working with software engineering teams
  • You have relevant training in statistics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics or another quantitative discipline
  • You possess statistical skills to perform advanced analytics (such as regression modelling, a/b testing and significance testing)
  • You have experience performing analysis with large datasets in a cloud-based data processing environment, such as BigQuery or similar
  • You have coding skills, such as Python, Java, or Scala
  • You have analytics tools experience, such as Pandas, R, SQL, or Hadoop
Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. 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 forward-thinking! 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 chance to enjoy and be passionate about 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 381 million users.
Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): Europe
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