Software Engineering – Summer Internship – UK

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.

Front End Development

We are looking for Front End/Web Engineering Interns to join the band. Some teams work with a feature like search, others focus on supporting monitoring or making it super easy to deploy features on a certain type of client. You will collaborate with other software engineers, product owners, designers, and analysts to plan, design and shape our responsive web solutions. Bind our front and back end services together and monitor, test and optimize your designs. Build the user interface (UI) and design language across different platforms. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

Degrees: Computer Science or equivalent

Skills: JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Android & iOS Development

We are looking for iOS & Android Engineering Interns to join the band next summer. In this role, you will help build an application that millions of people use every day to discover and listen to music. You will build cutting edge iOS or Android features, help write clear, maintainable code that will scale across a number of projects and distributed development teams. You will help improve performance, and build beautiful user interfaces, but bove all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

Courses: Computer Science, Mobile Development or equivalent

Skills: Java for Android and/or Objective C and C++

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, Git, Python

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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