Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


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 experimentation methodologies, statistical techniques, and causal-inference approaches to improve marketing strategy
Apply marketing experimentation learnings to day-to-day campaign measurement and reporting; forecast impact and provide ongoing recommendations for optimization and efficiency
Assess and develop new measurement solutions; largely focused on data modeling for in house solutions (i.e. Media Mix Modeling)
Own marketing measurement best practices for the Marketing Analytics team, creating and updating training materials 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 experience in marketing analytics or business intelligence (focused in analytics) with a proven track record of delivering performance results required
Strong analytical skills, including data querying, statistics, predictive modeling, and experimental design required
Strong understanding of traditional media (TV, out of home), digital media (search, display, social) and CRM (email, push notifications) required
Demonstrated success in delivering impactful insights to executives required
Have deep statistical knowledge, utilizing in A/B testing, analyzing observational data, and modeling
Strong data visualization skills (e.g. Tableau) required
Strong SQL skills and advanced language expertise, like R or Python, required
You are an expert in taking vague questions and crystalizing them into impactful experiments, statistical analysis or business models
Strong presentation skills (e.g. PowerPoint) required
We believe that everyone should enjoy their job, so we live by a work hard, play hard ethos. Spotify is a positive, fun, high-energy work environment that you’ve always wanted to be part of!

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 to be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

About the company

Spotify is a Swedish commercial music streaming, podcast and video service that provides digital rights management-restricted[4] content from record labels and media companies including BBC, Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal.[5][6] Music can be browsed or searched by artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label. Paid "Premium" subscriptions remove advertisements, improve audio quality and allow users to download music for offline listening.[7]

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