Data Scientist- Finance, Ads & Markets Analytics

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join the band and help drive a data-first culture across the finance, advertising & markets teams in Spotify. Our team uses data to generate insights that help make Spotify more profitable and predictable. As a Data Scientist for our team, you’ll get the opportunity to work on a wide variety of challenging problems to use data & insights to impact various initiatives that drives Spotify’s monetization.

What you’ll do:

  • Build and refine models for Spotify’s user forecast engine
  • Explore the listening behaviour of Spotify free users to build scalable insights tools to help articulate Spotify’s value proposition to brands
  • Research our Ad serving data to uncover insights to drive our Ads monetization strategy
  • Understand and predict the health of various Markets to help drive their regional strategies and deep dive into regional trends to uncover the root cause
  • Forecast and support the launch of New Markets
  • Act as Analytics thought partner to the Ads, Markets, Finance and Legal teams @ Spotify working closely with stakeholders

Who you are:

  • You have a degree in science, computer science, statistics, economics, mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline
  • You have at least 3 years experience in a media, ad tech, finance, or consulting role performing data analysis
  • You are a communicative person that values building strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
  • You have a deep understanding of numbers and business models, and experience extracting insights from large datasets to drive key business strategies
  • You are capable of tackling very loosely defined problems
  • It is preferred that you have the technical competence to perform data extraction and analysis:
    • Data analysis (using R/Python)
    • Coding (Using Scala/Python)
    • SQL
    • Data Visualization experience (e.g., Tableau, Qlik Sense)

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

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