Site Reliability Engineer, Security

What you’ll do

  • Own, as part of a small cross functional squad, the problem of keeping Spotify’s infrastructure secure, by building security tools, conducting security reviews, and providing guidance to other teams
  • Design and document systems, including writing and reviewing code, to automate away problems within your squad’s domain
  • Undertake measured, methodical, troubleshooting of complicated systems under pressure
  • Partake in an on-call rotation alongside the engineers who build our production backends

Who you are

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related discipline, or equivalent practical experience
  • Deep knowledge of Linux (we run Ubuntu) and multiple layers of the networking stack. You should be confident discussing what’s going on under the hood
  • Comfortable with large scale production systems and technologies, for example load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, or configuration management
  • Foundational knowledge, passion, and the desire to learn more about Information Security, and how it applies to keeping complex, large scale deployments secure
  • A track record of designing and executing small to medium scale systems automation projects with strong autonomy
  • Strong coding skills in at least one programming language, and a desire to pick up more
  • Familiarity with and enthusiasm for software engineering best practices such as testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • A passion for solving problems using open source software
  • The ability to thrive in a rapidly evolving, globally distributed environment

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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