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Senior Web Engineer - Royalties & Reporting


2 years ago

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Job Description

We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic Web Engineer to join our royalties & reporting team (RoaR). We build systems and processes around complex business logic on top of very large datasets - Spotify’s 100s of millions of users and billions of daily audio streams. We deliver web based tooling, workflows and data insights to external and internal partners, and most meaningfully we calculate payouts to Labels and Publishers.

This is a highly visible and exciting role with the potential to make an immediate positive impact in an area directly involved in some of Spotify's top critical initiatives. We are building systems to address problems that are unsolved in the industry. Important business partners like Accounting, Legal & Licensing and Creator Marketplace all rely on us delivering something extra.

What you'll do
  1. Be a valued member of an autonomous, multi-functional agile team to continuously experiment, iterate and deliver on new product objectives, focused mainly on greenfield development.
  2. Work and collaborate in a fast-paced environment, with a team of dedicated engineers, UI/UX designers and product owners to build innovative web based tools and applications for internal and external audiences.
  3. Work with modern web technologies such as JavaScript, TypeScript, Next.js, React, gRPC, and GraphQL.
  4. Be a strong participant in the Spotify-wide web developer community affecting and driving web engineering across the company.
  5. Be a technical leader within the team you work with and within Spotify in general. Champion technical and architectural excellence. Promote high quality standards adhering to standard industry practices. Coach and mentor other engineers; share knowledge, explain, perform peer code reviews.
  6. Hack on what you want during regular hack days and bi-annual hack weeks.
Who you are
  • You are an experienced web developer with 5+ years of professional experience.
  • You have experienced working throughout the full web stack with well honed skills coding skills in JavaScript, TypeScript, and React.
  • You have strong data and API modeling skills.
  • Have a firm understanding of Javascript design patterns, data structures, web architecture, and understand how to apply craft to design pragmatic solutions.
  • You have experience being a technical leader and mentor, and take pride in keeping up with current standard methodologies in your areas of expertise.
  • You know and care about sound engineering practices like continuous delivery, defensive programming, reliability, and automated testing.
  • You thrive with agile development practices, prioritizing valuable work, pulling tickets across the board, maintaining documentation, and assuring tech debt is recorded.
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.

  • 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 381 million users.

This role is not eligible for hire in Colorado, USA.

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Spotify is committed to safety and well-being of our employees, vendors and clients. We are following regional guidelines mandating vaccination and testing requirements, including those requiring vaccinations and testing for in-person roles and event attendance. For NYC, we have mandated that all employees and contractors be fully vaccinated in order to work in our offices and externally with any third-parties.For all other locations, we strongly encourage our employees to get vaccinated and also follow local COVID and safety protocols.


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