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Web Engineer - Podcast Platform


1 year ago

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At Spotify Advertising R&D, our mission is to build the next generation advertising platform for audio which can scale the freemium experience for hundreds of millions of fans and tens of thousands of advertisers. This scale brings unique challenges as well as tremendous opportunities to define our business.

Our Megaphone team is looking for a Web Engineer to develop and own software solutions on our fast-paced podcast and ad services technology. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our rapidly growing Megaphone team at the center of the podcasting world.

What You'll Do

  • Work day-to-day in a multi-functional team of engineers, designers, writers and product managers to build and maintain our React-based component library

  • Collaborate with other design systems teams on evolving our shared processes and tooling

  • Collaborate with software engineers, product managers, designers, and analysts

  • Bind our frontend and backend services together

  • Deliver testable, maintainable, and high-quality code

  • Monitor, test, and continuously optimize your designs

  • Ensure that our user experience is the very best it can be

  • Share knowledge, promote best practices, and collaborate with some of the best web engineers in the company

  • Be an impactful contributor to the team to plan, design, and build sophisticated and scalable solutions so that any person, anywhere in the world, has the ability to listen to music for free

Who You Are

  • You have 1-2 years of experience in modern JavaScript coding, testing, debugging, and automation techniques

  • You should have some knowledge of semantic HTML and CSS. Ideally, you’d be familiar with React and its extensive ecosystem as well as developing tooling using Node.js and TypeScript

  • You have experience with continuous delivery and automated testing

  • You care deeply about usability, accessibility and performance

  • You are experienced working further up the web stack with systems like web servers, reverse proxies, and various caching mechanisms (Nginx, Apache, Node.js, GraphQL, Redis, memcached, Varnish, etc.)

  • You understand how web clients and web servers interact with one another, and how to optimize that communication based on various use cases

  • 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 are a good communicator and an empathetic, attentive listener with the capability to anticipate the needs of partners

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 Australia 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 Australian Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration and often need to communicate with our other team members in US PST and ET

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.


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