Senior Product Manager - Database Platform (Remote Eligible - Americas)


March 25, 2021

The Platform team creates the technology that enables Spotify to learn quickly and scale easily, enabling rapid growth in our users and our business around the globe. Spanning many disciplines, we work to make the business work; creating the frameworks, capabilities and tools needed to welcome a billion customers. Join us and help to amplify productivity, quality and innovation across Spotify. Location New York, NY Job type Permanent
We’re looking for an experienced product manager to help lead our Database Platform in Spotify’s Core Infrastructure team - we are Spotify’s division dedicated to building out industry leading cloud-native infrastructure and backend developer experience. Our vision is to provide the foundations for a reliable and secure developer platform that allows Spotify’s thousands of engineers to iterate quickly and also allows us to scale our user base!
In this role, a product manager will lead a team of engineers in delivering an excellent developer experience by paving the way in the database space. This includes both advising the organisation on key choices that deliver on our mission, and crafting a vision for and delivering on a Database Platform that supports the scale of Spotify today and tomorrow. It will be your job to define priorities, lead the roadmap and handle trade-offs toward upholding our high bar for security, compliance, cost of capacity, and multi-region and multi-zonal reliability!
What you'll do
  • Define and drive product vision, strategy and metrics, galvanising teams to follow you.
  • Work closely with partners across all of Spotify with the goal of making Spotify one of the seamlessly most productive places to work.
  • Become a leader in the industry, guiding the latest developments in the tools and technologies surrounding database technologies.
  • Work with the Engineering Manager to ensure healthy delivery – including capabilities, happiness, resilience, and growth.
  • Ensure your team is doing the right things, while not being spread too thinly. A healthy balance of innovation, support and maintenance is key for successful teams at Spotify.

Who you are
  • You are experienced with product management and maintain a deep knowledge of agile methodologies.
  • You understand the importance of the developer experience to improve impact, distribution and success for developers.
  • You have excellent leadership, communication and relationship building skills.
  • You are a curious person that adapts quickly and enjoys a dynamic and constantly evolving environment.
  • You will benefit from having experience from building large-scale infrastructure and the database domain.

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

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.