Lead Developer Advocate - Backstage (Remote Eligible - EMEA)


February 10, 2021

    Engineering Engineering Leadership
We are seeking a Lead Developer Advocate to join a high paced team of 8 to 16 engineers, marketers, business developers, and product managers (like a small startup) to test an entirely new technology-focused business line and distribution channel that seeks to meaningfully improve Spotify gross margin. We’re looking for ways to turbocharge the adoption of an already successful open source project and explore then scale outstanding commercial models. Location Stockholm Job type Permanent
Are you passionate about empowering developers to move quickly and scaling open source projects? Join us!
Responsibilities will vary frequently. We wear several hats and it's likely this role will span working with developers within Spotify, in the open source community, and across thousands of companies. We want someone who’s passionate about this type of environment.
What you'll do
  • Own the cultivation and growth of the Backstage developer community
  • Connect with developers, both to share knowledge about Backstage and to bring back feedback from the community to the core team
  • Identify points of friction in the adoption and integration experience of Backstage
  • Share with the community through speaking, writing, and participation in developer events
  • Help make the developer experience simpler and better for all developers across thousands of companies
  • Provide technical support to developers using Backstage

Who you are
  • Experience working in developer relations, developer advocacy, developer evangelism, developer community management, or a related field
  • Have a technical background, ideally comfortable with web technologies
  • Experience developing resources to support a developer platform (i.e. documentation, tutorials, sample apps, API client libraries)
  • Experience and skills in technical writing and public speaking
  • Strong listening and communication skills
  • Willing to travel up to 30% of the time

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.