RoaR – Royalties and Reporting – build and run the systems to quickly and accurately calculate what we owe our licensors for the content Spotify provides to our users. Being in this space puts us as a team in the path of many overarching initiatives in the company, with many challenging and hard technical problems to solve. We consume enormous amounts of data and write and maintain some of the most complex business logic in Spotify.
To effectively create systems here, engineers need to have a strong appetite to gain and use business knowledge, as well as a thorough technical insights and experience across a broad range of tech from frontend, backend services all through to data pipelines. We like to call this type of skill set T-shaped, where an engineer can go really deep in a couple of areas, but also is able to span across the full tech stack.
Now we are looking for you, a T-shaped, senior engineer with several years of experience in leading larger development efforts across several teams, laying down strategies and proactively drive a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. You are still actively coding yourself, but also have a clear desire to share your vision and influence on a larger scale.
What you’ll do
Be a technical leader and help build a strong development team with a culture of innovation and high quality output
Lead designs of major software components, systems, and features.
Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve the software
Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables with your technical expertise
Mentor and and act as a role model for other team members in areas such as efficient design techniques, quality thinking during development and smart ways to deploy and monitor code
Coordinate technical projects spanning multiple teams
Using your deep understanding of the product and our business goals, to create solid, high quality solutions inline with our long-term strategy
Challenge yourself to keep growing as a senior developer
Lead cross-team strategic engineering forums as well as facilitate collaboration between engineers and product managers
Who you are
Have proven experience as a technical leader for a larger team or department
Have extensive experience working hands-on as a Software Engineer using an agile development methodology
Have deep CI/CD experience and passion
Know how to drive quality using hard metrics and system support.
GCP skills – deploying and operating services in there or in a similar cloud based backend
Have a track record of building solutions based on microservice architecture as well as big data processing
Have a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms and understand how to apply them to design pragmatic solutions
If you have previous experience of working with ITGC Modern and SOX-compliance (common in Fintech) it is a plus, but not a requirement.
You will be working from our Stockholm headquarters. We offer relocation packages if you do not currently live in Sweden.
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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 brilliant. 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.
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