#16041 | 2020-03-09 Stockholm, Sweden

Senior Data Scientist

We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Scientist to join our client’s growth team. The team will build an insights practice that helps the client identify what appeals to audiences locally, and how they scale these innovations into success globally. You will work as part of a cross-disciplinary product team, bringing insights into every decision we make throughout the product development cycle.

Your role will be to turn terabytes of data into insights and get a deep understanding of the world of audio and listeners. You will utilize multiple methodologies to deliver insights to a fast-moving and innovative team as we build the world’s best audio streaming service customized to all markets at scale. Your work will impact how the client thinks about users in the local markets, and you get to define how to scale and make the client attractive for more people throughout the world.

What you’ll do:
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams of data scientists, user researchers, product managers, designers and engineers who are passionate about scaling our core experience to local markets
  • Perform analyses on large sets of data to extract actionable insights on user behaviour that will help drive product and design decisions
  • Communicate data-driven insights and recommendations to stakeholders
  • Work from our offices in Stockholm

Must haves:
  • You are a self-driven person who can tackle loosely defined problems and come up with relevant approaches to generate actionable insights
  • You have demonstrated and relevant experience in a similar data scientist role
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills and are comfortable working with multiple stakeholders
  • You have a deep understanding of numbers and a strong business sense for growth drivers and have experience working on forecasting impact of projects
  • You have strong technical competence allowing you to perform more advanced analytics on large datasets
  • Fluent in SQL, we utilize BigQuery
  • Python or R (e.g. Pandas, Numpy, sklearn)
  • Tableau or similar dashboarding experience
  • You possess statistical competence (such as regression modelling, significance testing etc)
  • Experience designing, running and analysing A/B-tests

A plus if you have:
  • Experience from projects at similar media/tech companies
  • Particularly strong experience in one data science vertical, e.g. PhD in Statistics or similar
  • Data engineering experience, e.g. data pipelines, Scala etc
  • Machine learning experience, e.g. reinforcement learning, evaluating/productionizing models
  • You’re capable of mentoring more junior data scientists to set them up for success


Start: March
Duration: 3 months
Work location: Stockholm, Sweden
Requirements: Min. 5 years of professional IT experience.
Job type: Freelance

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