Infrastructure Engineer for Spotify’s Tech Platform


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Backend Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Java Runtime Engineer
We are looking for engaged and enthusiastic Software Engineers to join our core infrastructure team. We build the foundation upon which hundreds of developers build the Spotify experience. You will join a team where everyone shares a common interest in high-scale distributed computing while striving for simplicity and speed of development. Together we try to enable teams to find new ways for creating a great Spotify experience for our users. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

Reasons we enjoy our work

  • We have the ability to impact other squads' efficiency, across the entire company.
  • We enjoy solving problems together in pairs or as the whole team.
  • We care about our customers, fellow engineers at Spotify.
  • We collaborate closely with other engineers in an autonomous, cross- functional team.
  • We design, develop and operate business critical backend systems with focus on high availability, low latency and scalability.
  • We're using industry standard, cloud native tech, which means easily transferable skills.

Who you are

  • You are motivated by working collaboratively in teams and continuously improving by giving and receiving feedback.
  • You care deeply about sound engineering practices like continuous delivery, clean code and automated testing.
  • Your passion for learning helps you solve problems in a creative way.
  • You are experienced in designing and building distributed and scalable systems and feel thrilled by the idea of seeing millions of users running your code.
  • You are able to apply your knowledge of the Java runtime environment to help us improve our backend service landscape.

Where you’ll be

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the EMEA region in which we have a work location and is within working hours
  • Working hours? We operate within the Central European and GMT time zones for collaboration and ask that all be located in that time zone
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here
  • We prioritize the social aspects of work life and are creative in how we meet up in our teams; we offer both mob-programming and pairing irrespective if you work remote or in the office
  • We also have virtual get togethers such as after-work, music quizzes, virtual gaming or a simple coffee break over hangout
Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. 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 forward-thinking! 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.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 381 million users.
Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): Europe
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