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Senior Backend Engineer - Spotify for Artists
Posted on 2/16/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • You have at least 5+ years of professional experience working in a product-driven environment in Java
  • An expert technical leader who's capable of directing a team through sophisticated Discovery and Delivery phases
  • You have expert communication and collaboration skills and go above and beyond to ensure alignment across disciplines
  • You're passionate about delivering end-to-end experiences and care about your software architecture across the backend, front-end, and the APIs that glue them together
  • You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high-quality code
  • Be a technical leader within the cross-functional team you work with and across Spotify in general
  • Coordinate technical projects across multiple teams within Spotify
  • Facilitate collaboration with engineers, product owners, and designers to tackle exciting and challenging problems for delivering value to artists and fans
  • Architect, design, develop, deploy and operate Java services that serve users in a DevOps manner
  • Be a leader of the Spotify-wide backend developer community affecting and driving our architecture across the company
  • Work in an environment that supports your individual growth by providing you with challenging tasks to solve and the freedom to acquire new skills in hack time, reading groups, lectures, and a variety of internal training courses

5,001-10,000 employees

Leading music and podcast streaming platform
Company mission
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 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