Spotify

Backend Engineer - Composer (Remote Eligible - EMEA)

Spotify

February 9, 2021

    Engineering Backend
We are looking for a software engineer to join our Financial Engineering organisation. Our mission is to build the technical platform that underpins our key company decisions, revenue and royalty calculations, financial performance management and our ability to scale out to new markets and products. As a software engineer for our data products, you will join a team of experienced software engineers and data scientists. Location Stockholm Job type Permanent
Some of the challenges we tackle are:
Design and implement complex logic for calculating revenue for many products within Spotify.
Design and implement a system to handle and connect to a wide range of payment service providers all over the world to reconcile all Spotify payments with payouts. Continuously improve on it for a resilient solution.
Continuously consume and produce massive amounts of data while optimising for speed, accuracy, and quality
Innovate our data products to create a single coherent platform with sources of truth that serve a plethora of stakeholders from Spotify feature teams to our ad sales organisation
Above all, working as a software engineer in Composer will challenge your design, quality and problem-solving skills to build robust, highly distributed and scalable data processing systems and pipelines.
What you will do
  • Write and commit code to our live code base in collaboration with your own team members and other teams
  • Work closely with engineering and product managers in your team and across teams
  • Be a key player in building a strong team with high quality output and create a culture of innovation
  • Drive designs of major software components, systems, and features in your team and also cross teams
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve the software
  • Drive squad projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables with your technical expertise
  • Mentor and act as a role model for your team members in areas such as efficient design techniques, quality thinking during development and smart ways to deploy and monitor code
  • Coordinate technical projects spanning multiple teams
  • Use your understanding of the product and our business goals to create solid and high quality solutions inline with our long-term strategy
  • Challenge yourself to keep growing as a developer

Who you are
  • Have experience or strong interest to work with large amount of data and complex business logic with high performance and scalability requirements
  • Have proven experience as a technical developer
  • Have extensive experience working hands-on as a software engineer using an agile development methodology
  • Have deep CI/CD experience and passion
  • Have experience in providing testable technical solutions with quality
  • Have a track record of building solutions based on microservice architecture as well as big data processing
  • Have a good understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms and understand how to apply them to design pragmatic solutions
  • If you have previous experience of working with ITGC, GDPR and SOX-compliance (common in Fintech) it is a plus, but not a requirement

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 EMEA region in which we have a work location
  • 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.
  • Working hours? We operate within the CET time zone for collaboration

Perks of being in the band
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse. Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success. Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents. All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub. Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs. Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at Spotify
You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The 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 background. It’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 2008. Our 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 creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.