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Site Reliability Engineer
Posted on 2/26/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • You know how to write distributed, high-performance services in Java
  • You appreciate teaching and mentoring others, leveling up the skills of those around you
  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and use them to document your work
  • You work well with cross-functional, agile software development teams
  • You are passionate about reliability practices and excited to help teams improve how they maintain their own reliability
  • You are familiar with the principles of site reliability engineering, such as eliminating toil, embracing risk, simplicity, and release management
  • You have familiarity with and passion for software engineering best practices such as testing, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity
  • Work closely with product squads to assist them in adopting and improving their use of existing tools and practices such as SLOs, alerting, runbooks, synthetic testing, and general observability
  • Monitor user-facing systems using best practices, with reliability and scalability in mind
  • Engage with other platform teams at Spotify to evaluate tooling, iterate on our incident response process, and hold effective and blameless postmortems
  • Work with backend engineers to debug and fix issues
  • Design, code, and operate tools and systems to reduce the amount of time and effort needed by our engineers to scale our products to Spotify advertisers
  • Participate in an on-call rotation alongside the engineers who build our products

5,001-10,000 employees

Leading music and podcast streaming platform
Company Overview
Spotify's mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity — by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it. Today, Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with 406m users, including 180m subscribers, across 184 markets.
  • Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse
  • Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents
  • Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs
  • Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success
  • All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub
  • Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events
Company Core Values
  • Innovative: We move fast and take big risks
  • Sincere: We have no time for internal politics
  • Passionate: We revel in what we do
  • Collaborative: We recognize that we're all in this together
  • Playful: We don't take ourselves too seriously