Senior Data Scientist, Advanced Marketing Analytics

Spotify is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to build advanced marketing analytics solutions. You’ll play a key role in expanding Spotify’s marketing measurement abilities. The role reports into the Marketing Analytics team lead and there will be significant cross-functional collaboration. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to leverage Spotify’s world-class user data infrastructure and collaborate with a global community of 100+ data analysts.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead strategic marketing experimentation initiatives; design test plans, obtain cross-functional alignment, execute robust analysis, and deliver actionable insights
  • Drive innovation by developing new measurement methodologies, leveraging advanced data modeling techniques (e.g. causal inference, media mix modeling)
  • Drive strategic marketing investment recommendations, utilizing leadership and influencer skills to ensure alignment and action from stakeholders
  • Standardize and scale new measurement methodologies, creating a Marketing Data Science toolkit that is adopted and used broadly across the team
  • Serve as the SME for marketing measurement, providing education materials and coaching the Marketing Analytics team on an ongoing basis
  • Collaborate with sister analytics teams at Spotify to leverage shared platforms, best practices, insights and innovations

Who You Are

  • 7+ years of data science experience, ideally within the marketing field
  • Strong analytical skills, including analysis and modeling of big data, statistics, A/B testing, and experimental design required 
  • Have deep understanding of a breadth of modeling techniques (e.g. regression models, causal inference, advanced Bayesian techniques)
  • You are an expert in taking vague questions and crystalizing them into impactful experiments or statistical analysis
  • Demonstrated success in delivering impactful insights to executives required
  • Experience with measurement of traditional media (TV, out of home), digital media (search, display, social) or CRM (email, push notifications) preferred
  • Strong SQL skills and advanced programmatic expertise, like R or Python
  • Strong data visualization skills (e.g. Tableau) required
  • Strong presentation skills (e.g. PowerPoint) required 

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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