Data Scientist – Marketplace Core


Job Overview

What You’ll Do


  • Partner closely with the other data scientists and data engineers to help inform, build and test hypotheses to deliver impactful insights to fuel our products leveraging your skills in experimentation & statistical modeling.
  • Define the metrics we use to measure the health of initiatives and track them through dashboards.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams of user researchers, data scientists, product managers, designers, marketers and engineers who are passionate about Spotify’s success.
  • Gain a deep understanding of how products and platforms influence both end user and internal user behavior, and represent the voice of our users in the product development process.
  • Drive an insights agenda, executing research diligently and inventively. You will identify impactful opportunities for product development based on user needs.
  • Be a strategic partner to product development teams by delivering insights that inform the problems we choose to seek and craft the future of our roadmaps.
  • Be an advocate for data-informed decision-making, enabling our product teams to focus on fulfilling the right needs of our internal customer teams, creators & their teams.
  • Who You Are:

  • 3+ years of experience applying experimentation methods & advanced statistical modeling to drive product development.
  • Experience with product analytics, including crafting success metrics, running power analyses, determining statistical significance, and presenting findings with clear product recommendations or implications.
  • You are capable of tackling loosely defined problems, breaking them down into relevant and concrete research work streams and translating findings into practical application for diverse audiences.
  • You have strong communication skills and value establishing relationships with colleagues and partners as well as the ability to explain sophisticated topics in straightforward terms.
  • You’re a compelling storyteller who can communicate in succinct and inspiring ways to a broad variety of stakeholders to influence real world product or feature decisions.
  • Proficiency in Python and SQL. Ideally, you are also skilled at performing analysis on large datasets.
  • Experience crafting and executing impactful projects end-to-end through collaboration and with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Knowledge of the music industry and its players is a plus.
  • Having experience working on platform products and a genuine interest in building internal products and solving problems for internal users is a plus.
  • Where You’ll Be:

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location
  • 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.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration
  • #remote Spotify is an equal opportunity employer.

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