Software Engineering – Summer Internship – Sweden

Hey, here’s your chance to be a full time Spotify employee, starting with a summer internship!

Our Roles Within Software Engineering

For the Summer of 2019 we are among others looking for interns in these areas below. Please note that we might have more than one role within each area within multiple teams.

Backend Development

We are looking for Backend Engineer Interns to join the band this Summer! You will work with a team of talented engineers that share a common interest in distributed backend systems, their scalability and continued development. You will help build the backend systems that power our application, scale highly distributed systems, and continuously improve our engineering practices.  Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music. Come, architect, design, develop, deploy and operate Java services that serve millions of users in a DevOps manner.

Courses: Computer Science or equivalent

Skills: Java, Python


Security Engineering

We are looking for a security engineer intern to champion security with development teams to make their code more secure, primarily through manual code/architecture review. You will design, build, and operate innovative tools to enhance our security, assist in first response and remediation for security-related incidents and participate in on-call rotation

Courses: Computer Science, IT Security or equivalent

Skills: Python


Site Reliability Engineering

We are looking for a Site Reliability Intern to help make sure the music never stops streaming. You will help design, code, and operate tools and systems to reduce the amount of time and effort necessary for our engineers to scale the world’s best music streaming product to millions of users. We are strong believers in engineering teams taking operational responsibility for their products and work hard to support them in this. We work closely with engineers to advocate sensible, scalable, systems design and share responsibility with them in diagnosing, resolving, and preventing production issues.

Courses: Computer Science or equivalent

Skills:  Python & Linux. Interest in load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, and configuration management

The Intern Gig

This isn’t just any internship! Our paid internship program will last for 12 weeks next summer starting in the middle of June, and you’ll get a chance to gain in-depth knowledge of what it’s like to be a Spotify employee.

For the Program we’re looking for enthusiastic students/recent graduates with a passion for music and an ambition to go far, just like us. You should be at the end of your studies, graduating latest Summer 2020 or recently graduated from your studies.

Make sure attach your CV and Cover letter in English and specify what Intern role you’re interested in, in the application form. We will then match you with the best Intern role based on your interest and skill set.

The deadline to apply is December 3rd, 2018 at 11:59 PM CET. You can expect the following application timeline:

  • Late December, 2018 – Mid January, 2019: Application Review
  • Late January, 2019 – March, 2019: Interviews
  • February, 2019 – April, 2019: Offers given out
  • 10 June, 2019: Intern program start

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better workplace 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.

Psst! If this job is your perfect match and you want some inside tips before you apply, read this blog post by our Head of Talent Acquisition Fredrik Johnsson.

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