Backend Engineer - Consumer


March 16, 2021

    Engineering Developer Tools & Infrastructure
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, enabling rapid growth in our users and our business around the globe. Spanning many subject areas, we work to make the engineering teams work better and faster; crafting the frameworks, capabilities and tools needed to welcome a billion customers. Come join our team where everyone shares a common interest in distributed backend systems and their scalability. Together we try to find new ways to create a phenomenal Spotify experience for all our users at all times. Above all, your work will impact the way people around the world experiences music. Location New York, NY Job type Permanent
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.
  • You are experienced with modern backend languages, technologies, coding, testing, debugging, and automation techniques
  • You care about backend technologies as well as exploring data through pipelines and charts
  • You 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

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.