Senior Engineering Manager - Soundtrap Hub (Remote Eligible - EMEA)


April 15, 2021

    Engineering Engineering Leadership
Soundtrap is a collaborative, cloud-based recording studio. As of November 2017, we are a unit within Spotify. At Soundtrap we are on a mission to make music creation and storytelling simple and collaborative for everyone. Location Stockholm Job type Permanent
Does the thought of being the leader of an amazing team that builds an application that enables tens of thousands of artists to build and collaborate during their creative process every day excite you? Excellent, then we would love for you to be our new Senior Engineering Manager for one of our engineering teams!
As a Senior Engineering Manager at Soundtrap your main responsibility is to support your team by ensuring they are constantly growing as engineers while solving complex technical problems that deliver impact on our products. We also like this to happen while everyone has a fun and joyful time at work!I
n essence, we are looking for someone that's passionate about developing individuals, facilitating good teamwork and building fantastic products. As a music tech company we value leaders with a solid prior background in software development since we believe this allows you to effectively support and grow your team members in their field.
What you'll do
  • Lead and grow a team of hardworking engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, inspiring, feedback and hands-on personal career development
  • Support timely delivery of technical solutions to address the business needs
  • Be the scrum master for the team by facilitation and effective collaboration with your product counterpart, engineers and designers
  • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help develop and evangelize good engineering and organizational practices
  • Help ensure that our solutions are scalable, sustainable, architecturally sound and technical debt is both incurred consciously and repaid in a reasonable time
  • Be and active member of the tech leadership and collaborate with other leaders in the organization
  • Work on Stockholm timezone, but occasionally also the US time zones

Who you are
  • A person that loves leading, develop and grow an engineering team and have previous experience doing so
  • Someone that possess a deep understanding of how to translate product and business goals into sound technical solutions
  • Very knowledgeable and passionate about modern software development
  • Prior to starting your technical leadership career you have had extensive experience working hands-on as a Software Engineer in an agile environment
  • You enjoy collaborating with product managers and designers to build amazing products
  • You understand that every individual has their specific needs and can adapt your leadership style accordingly
  • A common theme throughout our teams is a genuine interest in making music and podcasts, so you might be playing (good or bad!) an instrument, singing, making podcasts, or maybe just love listening to music whenever you get a chance

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 EMEA 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 Central European 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.