Senior Software Engineer, Content Platform

We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic software engineer with experience in building backend systems to join our audio analysis team at our fast growing London, UK R&D site. This team applies modern machine learning algorithms on the entire Spotify catalog, shares a common interest in reliable processing pipeline systems and takes great pride in its engineering practices. Your work in this team has a direct impact on organizing our catalog and will improve both the consumer and artist experience.

What you’ll do

  • Design, develop and deploy backend services and data jobs in Java and Scala

  • Design, develop and operate audio processing pipelines in Python

  • Collaborate closely with other engineers and become a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional team

  • Take operational responsibility for the services that are owned by your team

  • Work in an environment that supports your individual growth.

Who you are

  • You are passionate about writing high-quality code

  • You learn quickly and enjoy working closely together with your product team to bring value to your stakeholders

  • You have experience writing Java, Scala or Python code

  • You know and care about sound engineering practices, and value investing in good build systems, CI and CD, to help your team move faster

  • You are comfortable running your software in Linux environments

  • You are passionate about what you do and have a high interest in keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise

You will work from our London UK location with occasional travel to Stockholm and New York.

What we value

Innovation, collaboration, transparency, passion, and playfulness are a start. We believe our culture is a core part of what makes Spotify successful. We’re looking for someone who understands a good culture and will help shape it as it evolves.

About Spotify

Spotify brings you the right music for every moment. We play music for over 140 million active users, with more than 50 million subscribers. We’ve launched in 58 markets with over 30 millions songs.

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 to be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

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