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Spotify

Data Scientist

New York, NY, US

09 August, 2019

Salary

$85K - 175K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • data science
  • python
  • java
  • scala
  • R
  • data

Benefits & perks

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Stock options
  • 401k
  • Equity
  • Health care
  • Bonus
  • Childcare
  • Stock

To sum it up...

Data driven solutions for millions of music fans across the world. Using a highly smart and machine learning based algorithm to learn who you are as a user.

Role overview

Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides restricted digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches.

What You’ll Do

  • You will apply your mathematical or scientific training to analyze large volumes of diverse data, model complex human-scale problems, and develop algorithms to serve various needs.
  • You will work in collaboration with other mathematicians and scientists in Research and with data engineers and design technologists across Analytics to imagine and build creative solutions to challenging questions, most often with a clear line of sight from your work to real-world impact.
  • You will work on projects that cut across various facets of the company (from Product to Marketing to Content)
  • You will experiment with new analytical techniques and tools.
  • You will work from our office in our New York

Who You Are

  • You have earned an advanced degree in mathematics, science, and/or computer science
  • You are a creative problem-solver who is passionate about digging into complex problems and devising new approaches to reach results. You are enthusiastic about learning new techniques and technologies.
  • You have experience with a range of data science techniques including clustering, machine learning, and network analysis
  • You have the technical competence (i.e. some combination of Python, Java, Scala, Pandas, R, SQL, Hadoop) to perform advanced analytics: Coding skills, experience performing analysis with large datasets, and analytics tools experience

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English
  • 250+

There are millions of tracks on Spotify. So whether you’re working out, partying or relaxing, the right music is always at your fingertips. Choose what you want to listen to, or let Spotify surprise you. Here's a great article on Spotify's office. You can play with 3D printing machines and even record your own music. http://www.businessinsider.com/spotify-office-tour-2016-7?IR=T 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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  • Scala
  • 401(K)
  • Stock Options
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Engineers who find a new job through Python Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

$85K - 175K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • data science
  • python
  • java
  • scala
  • R
  • data

Benefits & perks

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Stock options
  • 401k
  • Equity
  • Health care
  • Bonus
  • Childcare
  • Stock

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