Senior Machine Learning Engineer - SoundBetter

New York, NY

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Spotify is looking for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer to join the SoundBetter team — a services marketplace designed to connect the music industry, open new opportunities for collaboration, and give all Creators access to the resources they need to realize their vision. Come join us!
As a Senior ML Engineer on this team, you will take on complex data problems surrounding personalization, search, recommendations, audience segmentation, forecasting, and reporting. You will build data-driven solutions to bring music experiences to our 200+ million active users on behalf of millions of artists. You will work with some of the most diverse datasets available -- user behaviors, acoustical analysis, revenue streams, cultural and contextual data, and other signals across our broad range of mobile and connected platforms. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music and the way creators connect to their fans.

What you’ll do

  • Contribute to designing, building, evaluating, shipping, and improving Spotify’s products by the means of hands-on ML development.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional agile team spanning user research, design, data science, product management, and engineering to build new product features that advance our mission to connect artists and fans in personalized and relevant ways.
  • Prototype new approaches and production-ize solutions at scale for our hundreds of millions of active users.
  • Help drive optimization, testing, and tooling to improve quality.
  • Be part of an active group of machine learning practitioners across Spotify. 

Who you are

  • You have a strong background in data science and machine learning, with experience and expertise in designing, building, and testing models.
  • You have 5+ years of hands-on experience implementing production machine learning systems at scale in Python, Scala, Java, or similar languages. Experience with frameworks such as Scikit-learn and Spark-ML is desired. Experience with Tensorflow and Pytorch is a plus.
  • You preferably have experience with data pipeline tools like Apache Beam or even our open-source API for it, Scio and cloud platforms like GCP or AWS. Expertise with relational databases (Postgres, MySQL) is desirable. Experience with BigQuery is a plus.
  • You care about agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and responsible experimentation.
  • You understand the value of collaboration within teams.
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 299 million users.
Job tags: AWS BigQuery Engineering Java Machine Learning ML MySQL Postgres Python PyTorch Research Scala Scikit-Learn Spark TensorFlow