Job description


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


We are looking for a passionate engineering leader to join Spotify’s Infrastructure & Operations (I/O Tribe) team. Our goal is to enable Spotify engineers to build features at scale, faster and with higher quality than any other company in industry. We build the foundational libraries, tools, and microservices used by all feature and infrastructure engineers at Spotify. In addition, we are responsible for many of the core services need for Spotify to run (e.g., connectivity, login, user data, etc. for 175M+ customers worldwide).

As an engineering manager at Spotify your primary responsibility is to the people you support: ensuring that they are growing as engineers, doing valuable work and generally having a great time at Spotify. As a lead for strong engineers in R&D, technical leadership and a solid background in software development is a must, so that you’re able to challenge and grow your team members. You will have the opportunity to influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery and work with your team on strategy and execution. 

What you’ll do
You will build and lead a team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development
Support timely delivery of technical solutions to address business needs
Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices
Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
Be an active part of the tribe leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organisation 
You will be based in Stockholm or Gothenburg, but occasionally travel globally 

Who you are
You love developing and growing people and have a tracked record doing it
You are knowledgeable and passionate about software development 
You have experience in leading, managing, coaching and mentoring software developers towards delivering timely, high quality software together with them
You have solid experience working in an agile development environment 
We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We truly 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 to 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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