Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


We are looking for a Web Engineer to join our Data Infrastructure organization. Our team is charged with making Spotify the best company in the world that uses data.  Your work will enable Data Scientists and Data Engineers to produce insights and process data at scale.

You will work with members of your team to build features and scalable architecture for web applications and services within Spotify. The technologies you are familiar with are less important to us than your ability to demonstrate practical experience of web application development, such as agile engineering methods backed by a deep understanding of software engineering best practices.

What You’ll Do
Be an impactful contributor to the team to plan, design, and build elegant solutions
Build and maintain scalable applications
Bind our front and back end services together
Monitor, test, and continuously optimize your designs
Deliver testable, maintainable, and high-quality code
Collaborate with software engineers, product managers, designers, and analysts
Ensure that our user experience is the very best it can be
Share knowledge, evangelize best practices, and collaborate with some of the best web engineers in the company
Have the opportunity to participate in annual company-wide hack weeks
Who You Are
You have at least 3+ years of experience in Web Development (User Experience thinking and skills are a plus)
You are experienced with modern JavaScript coding, testing, debugging, and automation techniques
You have some experience in Backend development and technologies such as Java or Python (only for particular teams)
You are comfortable working in an agile environment, and are comfortable challenging yourself and your team to improve their ways of working
You are adaptable and inventive and you are able to develop effective solutions to problems
You care about the user experience and know how to build user-friendly web applications
You have experience with continuous delivery and automated testing
You care deeply about web technologies, business impact, usability, design and music
You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and can communicate your ideas, especially to those not technologically proficient
You value team success over personal success
You hold yourself and others accountable
You are willing to work from our awesome office in New York. We offer relocation packages if you do not currently live in New York.
We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better workplace 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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