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Senior Backend Engineer
Backend Foundation
Posted on 7/14/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Google Cloud Platform
  • A valued team player in a dynamic, autonomous, cross-functional agile team that inspires others Experienced in designing, analyzing, optimizing code, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • Experienced with Docker, Kubernetes, GKE, and Google Cloud Platform
  • Know how to write distributed, high-performance services in Java or Python and are experienced in deploying and operating services on Linux
  • Have a systematic problem-solving approach coupled with effective communication skills and drive
  • Love working on a team where you constantly learn, experiment, and iterate quickly
  • You will design, develop and deploy backend services that scale, is highly available, and are easy to extend
  • Build and operate infrastructure, user tooling, and deployment pipelines
  • As a team, we mostly build tools that deploy Containers to Kubernetes and GKE; the languages we primarily use are Java, Python, and a little Golang
  • Collaborate closely with other specialists and become a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional team
  • Take operational responsibility for the services that are owned by your team, including taking part in an on-call rotation
  • We want you to bring your whole self to work and strive to foster an environment that supports your individual growth

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