Engineering Manager (Mobile Tools)

We’re looking for a dynamic Engineering Manager to lead our Mobile Tools squad here in Stockholm. This team is the creator of some of our major app-to-app integrations that have been in the news! Projects such as our collaboration with the Google Maps app. We are a team of mobile engineers that also work on the mobile SDKs for developers. You will have an opportunity to make a major impact and work on fascinating problems at scale. The work that we do ultimately brings music to the ears of billions of music lovers. This unique squad needs your help to be successful in this mission. You can expect to have four main areas of impact; Improving our software delivery, sharpening the craft of your engineers, growing individuals, and establishing a healthy team culture.

What you’ll do 

  • You can’t wait to collaborate closely with your Product and Design colleagues to ensure your team has a clear understanding of why we are building what we feel will have the biggest impact
  • Help your team to deliver software that is secure, high quality, testable, stable, and performs well at scale
  • Understand the analytics data we collect from our systems and how it relates to the business value being produced
  • Help your developers use the latest best practices for designing, planning, developing, and documenting what they ship
  • Encourage your engineers to understand and care about the important analytics of their components and systems
  • Establish an accurate measure of the quality of the engineering work and the cost of architectural trade-offs, implementations, testing approaches, maintenance overhead, and ownership
  • Maintain healthy levels of technical debt and be able to provide the business case to ensure it is properly taken care of with the long-term in mind

Who you are 

  • We want you to assess new ways of working, new technologies, new practices. Encourage your squad to experiment with them in the spirit of continuous improvement
  • We’re seeking someone who wants to coach and grow individuals in their craft through leading by example and through mentoring
  • You will build a sense of trust, accountability, responsibility among your engineers by having regular open and constructive two-way feedback
  • You care for the individual’s well-being to prevent burnout, maintain positive morale, and to foster sustained high productivity and creativity
  • You love guiding your reports on their career path – providing actionable feedback on a regular basis and suggesting resources where helpful
  • You enjoy encouraging participation in team events, hack events, on-sites, off-sites and recognize the value in these activities
  • You seek to participate in continuous improvement efforts such as software development, planning, estimating, developing, testing
  • You love to gather and understand productivity metrics to help your squad improve its cycle time, frequency of deployment, and defect rate
  • You’ll seek to improve the qualitative and quantitative health and performance metrics for the squad and the individuals

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 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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