ARM Data Science Lead


Job Overview

Sell what you love. For us and millions of users across the globe, that’s Spotify. Join the Sales team and you’ll build the relationships that help grow our business in existing markets and beyond. We don’t just sell creative solutions to our clients and partners, we help to shape them; using our expert knowledge of ad products, sales channels and the industry to impact the way the world experiences music and podcasts. We are looking for an experienced data scientist to join our team and help build out the function of podcast analytics as the ARM Podcast Analytics Lead. We are developing a world-class advertising business at Spotify, and your team will develop the process, systems, insights and products that drive data informed decision making to help us meet our goals.

What you’ll do

  • Analyze podcast streaming behavior with both ad hoc and ongoing reporting. 
  • Contribute to the development of Spotify’s podcast post campaign reporting and analysis.
  • Manage a small team of data scientists dedicated to uncovering new insights about podcast user behavior
  • Develop market facing insights to be featured in client research, industry presentations and written thought leadershipHelp set the future of podcast metrics and measurement
  • Partner with Spotify’s Partner Solutions, Sales and Product team to develop new ways to communicate podcast insights both internally and externally
  • Partner with the product insights team to develop new data pipelines and internal reporting frameworks
  • Develop analytical models in Python and R segment users and predict future behaviors
  • Develop automated podcast reporting for internal and external users
  • Own special initiatives such as development of new reporting frameworks and methodologies
  • Who you are

  • You have at least 6+ years of experience in a similar data analyst or data science role and a degree in science, computer science, statistics, economics, mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline.
  • Direct people management experience
  • Proven track record of building and leading expert teams
  • You have a deep understanding of numbers, as well as a strong business sense and a desire to coach and train others
  • You have experience working with online behavior and advertising data
  • You have the technical competence to perform and coach team members in more advanced analytics:
  • Coding skills for analytics and data extraction (SQL, R, Python, Pandas)
  • Data visualization (such as Tableau, Qlik, D3, ggplot)
  • Experience performing analysis with large datasets
  • Experience building statistical models a plus
  • You are capable of tackling very loosely defined problems.
  • You are a communicative person that values building strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders and have the ability to explain complex topics in simple terms.
  • 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 brilliant. 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 opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by 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 286 million users.

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