Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Stockholm


We are looking for engaged and enthusiastic Software Engineers to join one of our teams. We are working together in autonomous teams that take full responsibility for their own part of the Spotify ecosystem. Some teams work with a feature like search, others focus on supporting monitoring or making it super easy to deploy features on a certain type of client. You will join a team where everyone share a common interest in distributed backend systems, their scalability and continued development. Together we try to find new ways to create a great Spotify experience for all our users at all times. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What you’ll do
You design, develop and deploy backend services that scale, are highly available, and are easy to extend
You build and operate infrastructure, toolset and deployment pipelines
You collaborate closely with other specialists and become a valued member of an autonomous, cross- functional team
You take operational responsibility for the services that are owned by your team, including taking part in an on-call rotation
We want you to bring your whole self to work and strive to foster an environment that supports your individual growth
Who you are
You are comfortable writing Java or Python
You are interested in keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise
You are comfortable running your software in Linux environments
You know and care about sound engineering practices like continuous delivery, defensive programming and automated testing
You’re familiar with designing and building distributed and scalable systems
You have a good understanding of data structures and algorithms, and understand how to apply them to design pragmatic solutions
You have a few years of relevant experience, or much more, we welcome applicants across all seniority levels
You will work from our awesome office in Stockholm – we offer relocation packages if you do not currently live in Sweden.

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.


About the company

Spotify is a Swedish commercial music streaming, podcast and video service that provides digital rights management-restricted[4] content from record labels and media companies including BBC, Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal.[5][6] Music can be browsed or searched by artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label. Paid "Premium" subscriptions remove advertisements, improve audio quality and allow users to download music for offline listening.[7]

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