Experienced Web Engineer – Free Product

Music for everyone, no credit card needed. It’s a promise our platform was built on. And here in the Free team, we’re still building on it. We work on a massive scale, bringing people from all kinds of disciplines and all parts of the business together to deliver an amazing freemium experience to more than 129  million users worldwide. Want to help shape the future of free? Here’s how.
We are looking for Web Engineers to join our Free Product engineering organization. Our team is charged with scaling Spotify’s Free Product. Your work will impact our 129 Million free monthly active users and millions of artists either by working directly on product features or publishing and insight tools.
You will work with members of your team to build features and scalable architecture for web applications and services within Spotify. The technologies you are familiar with are less important to us than your ability to demonstrate practical experience of web application development, such as agile engineering methods backed by a deep understanding of software engineering best practices.

What You’ll Do

  • Be an impactful contributor to the team to plan, design, and build elegant solutions
  • Build and maintain scalable applications
  • Bind our front and back end services together
  • Monitor, test, and continuously optimize your designs
  • Deliver testable, maintainable, and high-quality code
  • Collaborate with software engineers, product managers, designers, and analysts
  • Ensure that our user experience is the very best it can be
  • Share knowledge, evangelize best practices, and collaborate with some of the best web engineers in the company
  • Have the opportunity to participate in annual company-wide hack weeks

Who You Are

  • You are experienced with modern JavaScript coding, testing, debugging, and automation techniques
  • You have experience in Backend development and technologies such as Java or Python (only for particular teams)
  • 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 care about the user experience and know how to build user-friendly web applications
  • You have experience with continuous delivery and automated testing
  • You care deeply about web technologies, business impact, usability, design and music
  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and can communicate your ideas, especially to those not technologically proficient
  • You value team success over personal success
  • You hold yourself and others accountable
  • You are willing to work from our awesome office in New York. We offer relocation packages if you do not currently live in New York.
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 brilliant. 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 opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by 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 258 million users.

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