Senior Backend Engineer – Creator in New York, NY

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Spotify   •  

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Media

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

You'll join our team of talented backend engineers that share a common interest in distributed backend systems, their scalability and continued development. You will build the backend systems that power our application, scale highly distributed systems, and continuously improve our engineering practices. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What you'll do

  • Be a technical leader within the team you work with and within Spotify in general.
  • Coordinate technical projects across teams within Spotify.
  • Facilitate collaboration with other engineers, product owners, and designers to solve interesting and challenging problems for delivering various media worldwide.
  • Be a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team to continuously experiment, iterate and deliver on new product objectives.
  • Architect, design, develop, deploy and operate Java services that serve millions of users in a DevOps manner.
  • Be a leader of the Spotify-wide backend developer community affecting and driving our architecture across the company.
  • Hack on what you want during regular hack days and bi-annual hack weeks.

Who you are

  • You have at least 4 years of professional experience working in a product-driven environment.
  • You are an experienced technical leader.
  • You know how to write distributed, high-volume services in Java.
  • You are experienced with deploying and operating services on Linux.
  • You have a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms.
  • You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high quality code.


Valid Through: 2019-10-18