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Taxonomist, Personalization

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Spotify Expired
London, UK

We’re looking for a taxonomist to join our team focused on Spotify’s subject matter experts. You’ll help bring coherence to terminology and metadata, supporting recommendation models by applying your expertise in language use and information structures. This is a key role that will collaborate with partners in Editorial, Localization, Machine Learning capabilities, and beyond.

What You'll Do:

  • Design a controlled vocabulary
  • Negotiate alignment with stakeholders, normalizing multiple sources of terminology
  • Create a framework for harvesting new terms as well as a process for governance
  • Work with teams to ensure semantic structures represent specialized knowledge and points of view, and have the flexibility to cover a growing set of contexts and domains
  • Help teams scale locally and globally
  • Provide recommendations for augmenting and evolving editorial/subject matter expert tagging capabilities
  • Find opportunities to consult on missions that impact business
  • Evangelize and drive the adoption of taxonomies
Who You Are:

  • Have a degree in linguistics (preferred) or information science
  • Experience in developing taxonomy/ontology to support enterprise use cases
  • Skilled researcher who can harness knowledge through a variety of methods and sources
  • Familiar with approaches to search, content discovery, personalization, and globalization
  • A clear communicator who builds relationships and brings others along
Where You'll Be:

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the EMEA region in which we have a work location and is within working hours.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Central European and GMT time zones for collaboration and ask that all be located that time zone.
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences.

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Employer: Spotify (@lifeatspotify)
Location: London, UK
Posted Date: 27/01/2022
Expiry Date: 24/02/2022
Type: Full-Time
Categories: Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist, Metadata / Taxonomy Designer
Ref: DN-JB-689
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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