Senior Economics Scientist - Live Events & Ticketing

At Pandora, we're a unique collection of engineers, musicians, designers, marketers, and world-class sellers with a common goal: to enrich lives by delivering effortless personalized music enjoyment and discovery. People—the listeners, the artists, and our employees—are at the center of our mission and everything we do. Actually, employees at Pandora are a lot like the service itself: bright, eclectic, and innovative. Collaboration is the foundation of our workforce, and we’re looking for smart individuals who are self-motivated and passionate to join us. Be a part of the engine that creates the soundtrack to life. Discover your future at Pandora.

Pandora is seeking a Senior Scientist or Economist for our Music Maker Science team. In this role, you will partner closely with product and engineering teams to build data science products which provide value to Music Makers. Areas of interest include recommendations for live events, segmentation of listeners, artist-to-fan communications, and more. 

In addition, you will interact regularly with senior leadership to guide and shape Pandora's strategy for working with Music Makers. This team is new and growing, with significant potential for impact on Pandora's business.


  • PhD degree in Economics or related quantitative field, or equivalent work experience
  • Applied research experience, with demonstrated expertise in economics and/or statistics
  • Strong background in the design and execution of large-scale quantitative analyses
  • Extensive experience with: R, Python (scientific libraries), or other scientific computing language


  • Strong background in statistics and experimental design
  • Familiarity with the theory of matching and market design
  • Proficiency with Hadoop 
  • Proficiency in Java 

Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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