Senior Data Scientist - Central Insights


Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Posted 6 days ago

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.
We are looking for a seasoned data scientist with a rich experience in developing commonality and sharing structures of our data ecosystem and data frameworks to enable insights people to get the most out of our data. Being able to make creative contributions to our approaches in experimentation and attribution are additional skills that are central to this role. If you are interested in developing our capabilities being able to create listener journey stories then this might be a great role for you. 

Who You Are:

  • At least 4 years of professional experience as a data scientist in related tech/consumer field
  • Technical competence to perform advanced analytics: coding skills (such as R, Python,  or Scala), experience with analytics and visualization tools ( SQL, Tableau, ggplot/matplotlib or equivalent)
  • Significant experience working with and structuring large datasets ecosystems
  • Have strong mathematical and statistical understanding of experimentation and non experimentation-based attribution methodologies 
  • You have a user-focused mentality. You understand the role and importance of qualitative methodologies. This is a must.
  • You’re a fantastic communicator and can work cross-functionally with business stakeholders. You shine most at motivating others to carry forward and execute a strategy without needing to be in the room.
  • You bring passion and playfulness to your work and those around you.
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 320 million users.
Job tags: Matplotlib Python R Scala SQL Tableau
Job region(s): Europe
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