Engineering Manager - Growth/Freemium (Remote Eligible - Americas)


March 30, 2021

    Engineering Engineering Leadership
The Freemium R&D team oversees the entire user journey on Spotify and ensures we engage with people in innovative ways, every step of the way. Our team grows Spotify’s audience by finding future listeners around the world and delivering the right value to them, at the right time. With research, product development, product design, engineering, and marketing all collaborating in one organization, we’re able to quickly create meaningful features and services for millions of people around the world, resulting in joyful, long-lasting relationships with Spotify. Location New York, NY Job type Permanent
By thinking differently and utilizing content, marketing, and branding in new ways, our team creates unique on-platform experiences that engage users and attract new audiences to Spotify. Our work is guided by experimentation, where the engineering team is not only responsible for building technical solutions but is also deeply involved in the ideation part of the process. We work together with product management, user researchers, data scientists and designers to build and test hypotheses around new opportunities for growth.
We are looking for an Engineering Manager to lead one of our cross-discipline teams of iOS-, Android-, and backend engineers. You will play a meaningful role in growing and developing the engineers into a healthy and high-performing team, continuously improving our engineering practices, and delivering state of the art technology while keeping it fun. As a result, you will have a direct and measurable impact on the future growth of Spotify!
Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.
What you'll do
  • You will be working closely with product, insights and design to influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery and work with your team on strategy and execution
  • You will help to cultivate agile methodologies and foster a culture of sustainable tech health
  • You will ensure the team has a sound technology strategy
  • You will build and lead a team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development
  • You will grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the our values

Who you are
  • You’re passionate about software engineering practices and love to have an impact on large-scale tech problems
  • You are experienced with leading, coaching, and mentoring individuals and teams
  • You have previous experience delivering products in an agile development environment at scale
  • You have a quality mindset, delivering high quality products and supporting others to maintain a high standard
  • You are comfortable working collaboratively on a cross-discipline team. Working project-based, and also driving delivery on small to medium-sized initiatives
  • You have a growth mindset, you embrace challenges and celebrate wins as well as failures

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
  • We ask that our team members be located within Central Standard time zone, Eastern Standard time zone, or Brasília time zone for the purposes of our collaboration hours
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about about our Work From Anywhere options here.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard 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.