Data Engineer – Summer Internship – Boston

Spotify is looking for Data Engineering Interns to #JoinTheBand this Summer. You will build data driven solutions to bring music and digital media experiences to our 100 million active users and millions of artists either by working directly on product features, publishing and insight tools for artists, or by improving the quality of our data tools and large scale data infrastructure. You will take on complex data-related problems using some of the most diverse datasets available — user behaviors, acoustical analysis, revenue streams, cultural and contextual data, and other signals across our broad range of mobile and connected platforms. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What you’ll do

  • Build large-scale batch and real-time data pipelines with data processing frameworks like Scalding, Scio, Storm, Spark and the Google Cloud Platform.
  • Leverage best practices in continuous integration and delivery.
  • Help drive optimization, testing and tooling to improve data quality.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, ML experts and stakeholders, taking learning opportunities that will arise every single day.
  • Work in cross functional agile teams to continuously experiment, iterate and deliver on new product objectives.

Who you are:

  • You are pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or a bootcamp certification in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or a related field of study.
  • You’ve dabbled in high volume data, preferably with distributed systems such as Hadoop, BigTable, and Cassandra.
  • You’ve had exposure to data modeling, data access, and data storage techniques.
  • You have an interest in agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and responsible experimentation.
  • You understand the value of collaboration within teams.

The Intern Gig

Spotify is looking for enthusiastic students/recent graduates with a passion for music and an ambition to go far. This isn’t just any internship! Our paid internship program will give you the chance to gain in-depth knowledge of what it’s like to be a Spotify employee as well as get the opportunity to see the technology side of a fast growing company! Our summer internships will last for 10 weeks this summer and start in the beginning of June.

The deadline to apply is November 18th, 2018 at 11:59 PM, EST. You can expect the following application timeline:

  • Late November, 2018 – Mid January, 2019: Application Review
  • Mid December, 2018 – March, 2019: Interviews
  • January, 2019 – April, 2019: Offers given out
  • June, 2019: Intern program start

#JoinTheBand

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

 

 

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