Spotify is looking for impressive technologists to join our backend engineering practice and help drive the future of our promotions platform. You will be joining other extremely-talented engineers that share a common interest in distributed systems, performance, scale, and solving problems with software and data. You will work with infrastructure software as well as tackle complex data-related problems. You will not only work on the world’s leading online music service, but you’ll also make a direct and tangible impact on the business by building the future of our music promotion and advertising capabilities. We are driven by the core idea that we can help brands to participate in the Spotify experience in a way that improves it for our end users. The technical complexity involved in truly delivering on that mission should be something you are excited to tackle.

Spotify’s culture puts the power in the hands of the individual, and you should thrive in this type of environment. You will touch production, impact revenue, and help grow our amazing team every single day.


You are fluent in multiple programming languages (dynamic or static typed)

You have deep experience with Linux/Unix systems

You have deep experience with modern storage platforms (KV stores not just RDBMSs)

You are comfortable with processing and analyzing large data sets

You have worked with distributed/scalable systems and high-volume applications

You have excellent understanding of system design, data structures and algorithms

You care, and are passionate about what you do


Continuously design, develop, and deploy services as part of our core promotional and advertising platform

Work primarily in Java, spanning other languages as needed

Collaborative with other software engineers, taking learning and leadership opportunities that will arise every single day

Work as part of highly-dynamic cross-functional agile teams in a variety of lightweight processes to drive and deliver on new product objectives

Develop measurement approaches and leverage these to evaluate features and system metrics continuously

Leverage a wide array of infrastructure technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, Puppet, Kafka, Storm, and be ready to contribute to open source

Be incredible

About Spotify

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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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