- Application development
- Back-end development
- Test automation
- Work from home
- Parental leave
- Employee assistance program
We work at the intersection of advertising and messaging technologies to connect millions of brands to billions of fans. As part of the Advertising team, we’re paving the way for a sustainable global Spotify business that allows even more creators to make a living off their art. Come join us and help build the platform that powers promotion at Spotify.
New York or Remote Americas
We are looking for Web Engineers to join our Free Product engineering organization. Our team is charged with scaling Spotify's Free Product. Your work will impact our 129 Million free monthly active users and millions of artists either by working directly on product features or publishing and insight tools.
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 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.
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 Americas region in which we have a work location
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.
Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration
Our global benefits
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.
Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.
Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents.
All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.
Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.
Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at Spotify
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 345 million users.