You will be joining a small team of talented developers that share a common interest in distributed backend systems, their scalability and continued development. You will get a chance to apply these and other skills to ongoing projects and user facing products that compose your favorite music streaming service. Spotify believes in the growth and empowerment of our people. To that effect, we promote an open and proactive culture where engineers are encouraged to learn and contribute in ways outside the usual coding assignment. This can include areas such as recruitment, hack projects, open source, conferences, public speaking, leadership among others. Our mission is to make all of the world’s music available to everyone, everywhere, and we want your help at it!


You are fluent in multiple programming languages (dynamic or static typed) including Java and Python
You have experience with Linux/Unix systems
You have experience with relational databases and/or key-value stores
You have experience processing and analyzing large data sets
You have worked with distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications
You have good understanding of system design, data structures and algorithms

Provide technical leadership to the development team
Work closely with Product Owners, QA, Agile Coaches and other teams in an agile environment to collaborate and influence new products
Continuously design, develop and deploy backend services with focus on high availability, low latency and scalability
Measure and evaluate features and system metrics to continuously improve user experience and service performance
Code primarily using Java and Python
Work with technologies like Hadoop, Hive, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, etc

About Spotify

With Spotify, it’s easy to find the right music for every moment – on your phone, your computer, your tablet and more.

There are millions of tracks on Spotify. So whether you’re working out, partying or relaxing, the right music is always at your fingertips. Choose what you want to listen to, or let Spotify surprise you.

You can also browse through the music collections of friends, artists and celebrities, or create a radio station and just sit back.

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