Staff Backend Engineer, Machine Learning – Free Mission in New York, NY

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Spotify   •  

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Media


5 - 7 years

Posted 55 days ago

At Spotify, we're proud of our ambitious mission of having 1 billion fans enjoying music around the world, and are seeking a lead machine learning engineer to join us in pursuit of this goal. We are looking for a Staff Backend Engineer with a proficiency in Machine Learning to join our team, which uses machine learning to drive advertiser outcomes and listener satisfaction in Spotify Free, helping democratize music access globally while positively impacting Spotify's bottom line. We develop innovative and scalable solutions around the core problem of getting the right ad to the right user at the right time, while embodying Spotify's values and taking our users' best interest at heart.

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 to solve interesting and challenging problems around continually improving machine learning models in production
  • Help build and improve features that impact our users and make them better leveraging machine learning
  • Architect, design, develop, deploy and operate Java services and systems that serve real-time predictions to millions of users
  • Be a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team
  • Be a leader of the Spotify-wide backend developer community affecting and driving our architecture across the company

Who you are

  • You are an experienced technical leader.
  • You have 5+ years of experience in designing and building distributed, high-volume services (Java, PHP, etc)
  • You are proficient in bare-metal programming languages (Java / C++)
  • You are experienced with deploying and operating services on Linux.
  • You have a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms.
  • You have 3+ years of experience with machine learning systems, theory, and development workflows
  • You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high quality code.

Valid Through: 2019-10-18