We are looking for a passionate backend engineer to join spotify’s observability infrastructure teamOur mission is to provide a coherent observability platform for our engineers by providing tools, expertise, and insights around the operational health of spotify’s microservice infrastructure allowing teams to confidently operate their services.
New york or remote americas
Permanent you will combine software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, distributed, fault-tolerant systems with a focus on optimizing systems and reducing work through automationAt spotify, our engineers are empowered to work on meaningful projectsThey achieve this from an environment that encourages intellectual curiosity, problem-solving, and openness—one that provides the support and mentorship needed to feel “safe to fail”, to learn, and to grow.
What you`ll do:
Be a technical leader within the team you work with and within spotify in general.
Upgrade and improve tracing infrastructure.
Facilitate collaboration with other engineers, product owners, and designers to take on exciting and complex problems for delivering various media worldwide.
Architect, design, develop, deploy and operate java services following good design and development practices.
Be a leader of the spotify-wide backend developer community affecting and driving our architecture across the company.
Hack on what you want during regular hack days and bi-annual hack weeks.
Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle for services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and optimization.
Maintain services once they are live through measuring and monitoring.
Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems.
Who you are:
You are an experienced software engineer.
Know how to write distributed, high-performance services in java.
Have implemented or worked with tracing previouslyYou`ve used opentelemetry, opencensus, or opentracing for service instrumentation.
Experienced with deploying and operating services on linux.
Have a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms.
You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high quality code.
A valued teammate in a dynamic, autonomous, multi-functional agile team.
Experienced in designing, analyzing, optimizing code and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
Have a detailed problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive.
Love working on a team where you constantly learn, experiment, and iterate quickly.
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 americas region in which we have a work location and is within working hours.
Working hours? we operate within the eastern standard time zone for collaboration and ask that all be located in that time zone.
Prefer an office to work from home instead? not a problem! we have plenty of options for your working preferencesFind more information about our work from anywhere options here.
Our global benefits
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, greenhouseFlexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our successGlobal parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parentsAll the feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hubFlexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefsSpotify on tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at spotify
Spotify is an equal opportunity employerYou are welcome at spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphonesOur platform is for everyone, and so is our workplaceThe more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! so bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your backgroundIt’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008Our 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 chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creatorsEverything we do is driven by our love for music and podcastingToday, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 381 million users.
This position is not eligible to be performed in colorado.