Spotify is looking for a backend engineer to join our platform engineering organization! the platform team builds the technology that enables spotify to learn quickly and scale easily and the platform developer experience tribe ensures that our internal and external engineers have support throughout the complete development lifecycle, no matter what engineering field they are in.
New york or remote americas
Permanent do you like boats? how about fleets? bad science fiction jokes? or just have an itch to create a disturbance in the force by fueling large scale code refactorings across all of spotify? then this might just be the right role for you!
Our team is building tools to reduce toil in engineering teams by centrally managing software dependencies, enabling teams to perform large scale automated code and configuration changes across the spotify software fleet and allow teams to rapidly roll out new versions of internal libraries, infrastructure and security patches to usersWe’re looking for senior backend engineers that are passionate about infrastructure and automation that want to help shape the future of platform engineering.
What you`ll do:
Be a valued member of an autonomous agile team to continuously experiment, iterate and deliver on new product objectives.
Be a strong participant in the spotify-wide backend community affecting and driving backend engineering across the company.
Facilitate collaboration with your peers, product owners, and designers to seek exciting and complicated problems for delivering quality code.
Regular hack days and annual hack weeks.
Deliver testable, maintainable and high-quality code and take operational responsibility for the components that you develop.
Who you are:
You are passionate about delivering end-to-end experiences and software architecture across the front-end, back-end, and the apis that glue them together.
Experienced with modern backend languages, technologies, coding, testing, debugging, and automation techniques.
Care about backend technologies as well as exploring data through pipelines and charts.
Have experience in backend development and data engineering.
You enjoy learning quickly and working closely together with your product team to bring value to your partners.
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 that time zone.
Prefer an office to work from home instead? not a problem! we have plenty of options for your working preferences.
Find 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 345 million users.
This position is not eligible to be performed in colorado.