Experienced Backend Engineer - Creator Studio (Remote Eligible - Americas)


March 15, 2021

    Engineering Backend
Spotify is looking for Backend Engineers in NYC to join our Marketplace Engineering organization. In the next phase of Marketplace’s evolution, we will be building products to help artists and their teams find success on Spotify. The Creator Studio team builds consumer-facing products that provide creators new avenues for promoting their work, reaching new audiences, and deepening connections with fans. We build features like Marquee and Canvas for artists looking to promote new releases, catalogs, or events. Our teams work in both the consumer Spotify client as well as our Spotify for Artists platform. As a result, engineers in Creator Studio are exposed to a broad set of Spotify features and services. Location New York, NY Job type Permanent
You’ll join our team of talented engineers that share a common interest in distributed backend systems, their scalability, and continued development. You will build the backend systems that power our application, scale highly distributed systems, and continuously improve our engineering practices.
What you'll do
  • Design, develop, and deploy backend services with a focus on high availability, low latency, and scalability.
  • Build and operate infrastructure, toolset, and deployment pipelines.
  • Collaborate with engineers, product owners, and designers to tackle exciting and challenging problems.
  • Take operational responsibility for the services that are owned by your team.
  • Be a leader of the Spotify-wide backend developer community affecting and driving our architecture across the company.
  • Work in an environment that supports your individual growth by providing you with challenging tasks to tackle and the freedom to acquire new skills in hack time, reading groups, lectures, and a variety of internal training courses.

Who you are
  • You have 3+ years of professional experience working with Java.
  • You have an understanding of data structures and algorithms, and understand how to apply them to craft pragmatic solutions.
  • You have strong communication and collaboration skills, who goes above and beyond to ensure alignment across disciplines.
  • You’re passionate about delivering end-to-end experiences and care about your software architecture across the backend, frontend, and the APIs that glue them together.
  • You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high-quality code.

Where you'll be
  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas 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 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.