Data Scientist- Advertising Business Insights (Remote Eligible - Americas)

New York, NY

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We work at the intersection of advertising and messaging technologies to connect millions of brands to billions of fans. As part of the Advertising team, we’re paving the way for a sustainable global Spotify business that allows even more creators to make a living off their art. Come join us and help build the platform that powers promotion at Spotify.
We are looking for experienced data scientists to join a brand-new team and help build our data science and analytics practice. We are developing a world-class advertising business at Spotify, and members of this team will develop insights and products that drive data informed decision making to help us meet our goals.
This team will be helping to answer questions such as:-How do we segment our audiences to provide maximum value to advertising partners?-How well is our performance matching our goals and can we uncover specific areas to focus on improvement or double down on success?-How well are we marketing our ad products to prospective clients?How can we optimize our pricing across regions, platforms and products?
As a Data Scientist in the Ads Business your mission is to turn terabytes of data into insights, and get a genuine understanding of the world of our listeners and our advertisers. You’ll join a new team of data scientists and analysts that’s part of an existing insights organization and that offers plenty of opportunity for collaboration and learning.

What you'll do

  • Perform and present analyses on large sets of data to extract important insights that will help drive product and business decisions.
  • Work with colleagues across Ad Sales, Sales Operations, Partner Solutions and Revenue Partnerships to understand analytic needs and deliver impactful findings.
  • Collaborate with insight partners across the organization and contribute to the wider data science practice.
  • Team responsibilities include delivering the following: data infrastructure, dashboards, metrics, audience segmentation, exploratory analysis and forecasting of trends, marketing attribution, experimentationCommunicate insights and recommendations to key partners.
  • Work closely with multi-functional teams
  • Mentor and coach other data scientists.

Who you are

  • You have the technical competence to perform advanced analytics: coding skills (such as Python, Java, or Scala), experience with analytics & visualization tools (Pandas, R, SPSS, SQL, Hadoop, Tableau), and experience performing analysis with large datasets.
  • Enjoy understanding and taking on loosely defined problems and come up with relevant answers and impactful insights to guide product development decisions.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of numbers, as well as a strong business acumen and ability to work with other disciplines.
  • You possess strong statistical competence (such as regression modeling, a/b testing, significance testing etc) as well as skills in forecasting and time series.
  • You have worked in an analytics role within a business or monetization focus

Where you'll be

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere  options here.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration
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 345 million users.
Job tags: Hadoop Java Marketing Pandas Python R Scala SQL Tableau
Job region(s): North America Remote/Anywhere
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