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SoundCloud // social sound platform
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019
 
   
 
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What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the worlds largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners & curators who share, discover & influence whats new, now & next in music & audio.

We're looking for exceptional Data Scientists to join our Data Science team in New York. As a keen analytical intellect & sharp commercial mind, you will work closely with key leaders across a broad array of impactful topics & directly help shape SoundClouds Product & Business Strategy.

About the role

You will be part of the Strategy & Analytics team at SoundCloud which focusses on informing company strategy through in-depth understanding of user behaviour/product/content dynamics & generating strategic value from SCs vast data asset. You will be responsible for conducting behavioral analyses, designing, running & interpreting experiments, creating analytical frameworks, designing dashboards & building predictive models in order to inform decision making in a series of complex product & business problems & ultimately elevate SoundClouds ability to compete.

On a daily basis you will help guide decisions with quantitative insights into user behavior, content & product dynamics. Our stack includes a wide variety of technologies such as BigQuery, Python, Spark & Tableau.

Some topics you might be working on:

  • Explore user engagement & retention to underpin growth strategies;
  • Analyse A/B tests for new feature development or business model evolution;
  • Develop foundational analytical frameworks to optimize lifecycle management for our subscription businesses;
  • Work hand in hand with engineering teams to define data driven tracking for our new features.

About You

You are an experienced Data Scientist with minimum 3 years experience who excels at analytical thinking, & brings strong commercial & product intuition along with sound technical knowledge & fantastic storytelling skills.

You feel comfortable writing SQL queries & Python code & you are willing to embrace new technologies.

You have a background in a quantitative field (mathematics, computer science with strong academic record preferred) & a track record of applying statistical inference & engineering in real world data science problems (ideally in a global b2c product in the digital space). You enjoy working closely with teams & you want to make a real impact on the company, in the world of music & creative expression.

Diversity at SoundCloud:

SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity & open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform & global community where anyone can create, discover, & share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, & strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.

Read more about engineering at SoundCloudhere.

 
 
 
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