Software Development Engineer in Test – Premium Payments

We are looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer in Test at Spotify to enable and encourage developers to design and implement tests in an efficient way by providing them with the right tools, frameworks, and infrastructure. Our development teams are empowered to iterate rapidly, deploy code often and remain confident that test infrastructure will provide short feedback loops on issues introduced. We are the champions and evangelists for quality and we are looking for someone who’s a strong enough developer to write feature code, strong enough tester to test about anything, and an advocate for maintaining a high quality bar.

Delighting users while compensating artists and creators fairly is at the core of Spotify’s mission. We have ambitious plans in the Premium team, and to achieve them we need to understand the payments space to be able to  monetize our vision and minimize fraud. Spotify seeks engineers to focus on growing one of the world’s largest and fastest growing digital subscription businesses while mitigating risk and making sure that we are at the forefront of minimizing fraudulent behavior on our payments platform. Do you have experience with systems that process massive amounts of data in real-time? Do you have a passion for understanding the complex nature of taking payments at scale from a merchant perspective? If so then we want you to join the band!

In your role at Spotify, you will be part of a cross-functional team, helping them implement new ideas with great confidence. As a quality professional, you will also be part of a highly skilled Quality chapter, owning initiatives for improvement and standardization of quality processes, metrics and tooling across the Premium Mission. This is your chance to be part of a team that is growing rapidly and have the ability to influence, execute and see the impact on the bottom line.

What you’ll do

  • Partner with developers and other SDETs to improve and automate test and release processes.

  • Build and maintain tooling for test development, coverage and reporting.

  • Advocate for the user experience when communicating with product, design and tech.

  • Provide the team with a Quality Strategy that supports the team’s delivery goals and aligns to the overall Spotify quality strategy.

  • Maintain test results and visualization.

  • Advocate for maintaining a high quality bar, making sure quality and testing are part of the development work from day one.

  • Contribute to the team’s effectiveness and efficiency through setting an example of best SW development practices.

  • Enable and encourage developers to design and implement tests in an efficient way by providing them with the right tools, frameworks, and infrastructure.

Who you are

  • You have knowledge and experience of writing code. Writing scripts and small tools to help yourself and your team comes natural to you.

  • You have a passion for test infrastructure and CI/CD.

  • You have implemented and/or maintained test automation suites and have knowledge of a few test automation and debugging tools.

  • You have excellent knowledge of mobile software QA processes and methodologies.

  • You feel comfortable digging into the architecture of systems looking for potential problems.

  • You have the ability to work with other developers to ensure that systems are designed for reliability, performance and testability.

  • You are willing to walk the extra mile and get out of your comfort zone in order to fulfill your goal of raising the quality bar at Spotify.

  • You possess an agile mindset, fast to adapt to constant changes and comfortable with it.

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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