Senior Data Scientist – Core Experience

Spotify

  • Full Time

Delivering the best Spotify experience possible. To as many people as possible. In as many moments as possible. That’s what the Experience team is all about. We use our deep understanding of consumer expectations to enrich the lives of millions of our users all over the world, bringing the music and audio they love to the devices, apps and platforms they use every day.

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our Core Experience insights team, responsible for experiences in our core iOS and Android applications. To help us drive and support evidence-based design and product decisions throughout Spotify’s product development process.

As part of our team, you will study user behaviour, strategic initiatives, product features and more, bringing data and insights into every decision we make. Your work will impact how we think about our users, our ability to identify and satisfy their needs, and build compelling customer support offerings and experiences informed by those needs. This is a highly impactful role where you and the rest of the team will be able to directly impact how millions of Spotify users are supported around the world.

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Co-operate with cross-functional teams of data scientists, user researchers, product managers, designers and engineers who are passionate about our consumer experience.
  • Perform analysis on large sets of data to extract impactful insights on user behaviour that will help drive product and design decisions.
  • Communicate insights and recommendations to stakeholders across Spotify.
  • Be a key partner in our work to build out our product  strategy so that we are relevant in the daily lives of consumers.
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    Who you are

     

  • Relevant experience or a degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics or another quantitative subject area.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and are comfortable working with multiple stakeholders.
  • Know how to understand and tackle loosely defined problems and come up with relevant answers and impactful insights.
  • You enjoy sharpening questions and developing hypothesis for yourself and can think together with others while clarifying their assumptions and hypothesis.
  • Proficiency with Python, or similar programming languages.
  • Experience with Google BigQuery or proficiency in SQL.
  • Extensive experience using various analysis techniques, such as linear and logistic regression, significance testing, and statistical modeling.
  • A/B testing methodologies.
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    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 and is within working hours.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration and ask that all be located in that time zone.
  • 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.
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    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.
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