- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
The Platform department creates the technology ecosystem that enables Spotify to learn and deliver quickly, while safely and easily scaling to billion customers, and enabling our rapid employee growth around the globe. Our team consists of six organisational units (known as ‘tribes’) that reflect the needs and groupings of our internal customers – from the shared approaches to supporting and aligning the craft and practice of designers, engineers, researchers, and data scientists – to the frameworks, capabilities and tools they need to do their work as effectively, quickly, and safely as possible. We are an amplifier for productivity, quality, and innovation across Spotify.
We’re looking for an engineering manager who wants to join our team to build a great experience for people at Spotify who wants to try out an idea on our users. At Spotify we drive product change through experimentation. Having an A/B testing platform where we can easily develop and try out new ideas with our users is essential for us to know that the things we build are actually what our users want.
As an Engineering Manager at Spotify your primary responsibility is to the people you support: ensuring that they are: growing as engineers, delivering healthy technology, and generally having a great time at Spotify. A solid technology background is key, so that you’re able to challenge your team members to be their best. 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’ll develop people and teams through coaching, mentoring, and management
You’ll lead the team’s delivery, planning, and technology strategy
You’ll work closely with the Talent Acquisition team to hire and onboard engineers
You’ll help to cultivate technical standard methodologies and foster a culture of sustainable tech health
You’ll work from our Stockholm office and occasionally travel
Who you are:
You’re passionate about software engineering best practices and love to have an impact on large-scale tech problems
You’re experienced as a tech lead or people manager
You’re passionate about transformational leadership and bottoms-up culture, invested in developing both great engineers and great teams
You’ve applied agile and lean principles to solve problems at scale
You have supported production-grade systems from idea to launch
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 content from record labels and media companies including BBC, Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal. 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.