Spotify

Senior Data Engineer - Analytics

Spotify

February 11, 2021

    Engineering Data
We are looking for an experienced engineer with a strong data/infra background in our Stockholm HQ. You will be part of a small but growing team of data scientists and analytics engineers. Our team drives the development of datasets and forecasting models to support the understanding of the Spotify Premium business. You will work on crafting robust and scalable solutions for analysis friendly datasets, collaborating with data producers and consumers across the company. You will also support the evolving design of the team’s forecasting system. This is a highly impactful role where you will take the lead in driving the direction of the technical architecture and roadmap of the team, which currently uses a combination of BigQuery, Scio (a Scala API for Apache Beam) and Python running on Google Cloud Platform. Location Stockholm Job type Permanent
What you'll do
  • Be part of a team that owns and operates data pipelines generating a number of core datasets for analysing and modelling the Premium business of Spotify
  • Own the work on evolving and improving the overall technical architecture of the team’s systems, including the in-house forecasting framework
  • Drive efforts to develop new data sets for the organisation. Working closely with data scientists to establish appropriate data representations and communicating with data producing teams to guide integration
  • Mentor and develop team members. Help craft and promote sound engineering practices, like continuous delivery and automated testing within the team

Who you are
  • At least 5 years of work experience with a focus on data and/or analytics engineering, preferably with exposure to Scala, Java or Python
  • Worked in a team with both Data Engineers and Data Scientists
  • Experience with one or more higher-level data processing frameworks such as Apache Beam or Apache Spark
  • Proficient in SQL based databases, ideally with familiarity of cloud-based data warehousing solutions such as BigQuery
  • Value team collaboration and seek to grow the skills and knowledge of your peers

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.