Technical Account Manager, Business Development

We are now looking for a Technical Account Manager who will join our band spread across the globe, and help realize Spotify’s Business Development projects. You will have the operational and day-to-day responsibility to manage the technical implementation of the partnerships.

What you’ll do:

  • Leading the technical integration with our partners, transform the business rules into an actual system integration.
  • Assist our Business deal managers in pre-sales consultation and project definition together with potential partners.
  • Document projects so that the full product lifecycle can be properly managed.
  • Lead the discussions with the partner, about the technical solutions to be implemented in order to integrate with Spotify’s APIs, SDKs, and more.
  • Ensure that Spotify’s commitments in a partner relationship are delivered, documented, as well as follow-up on the partner’s commitments.
  • Coordinate with our different departments: tech, legal, marketing, and design in order to ensure the project deliverables are aligned.
  • Work closely with teams, product owners, and other stakeholders to ensure we build world-class APIs for our partners to integrate with.

Who you are:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, System Engineering, or similar field.
  • Knowledge and experience of the following technologies:
  • HTTP REST APIs
  • SQL and Big data analytics such as BigQuery, Postgres, Tableau
  • Linux and shell
  • oAuth authentication
  • DNS, TCP, firewalls, database systems
  • Experience  in one or more languages such as Java or Python is preferred
  • A technology background with a project and/or product focus with documented track record is preferable, experience with internet start ups or the digital music industry a plus. You never forget that the most important task is to ensure an overall great end user experience.
  • A self-going can do attitude, you won’t be afraid to step in when needed.
  • You understand that cooperation and team play is key to success!
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to articulate complex ideas simply.
  • Have knowledge of current UX best practices and agile methodologies.
  • Strong presentation skills. Proven success in working directly with partners.
  • A strong track record in technical leadership, explaining both to technical and business people.
  • An analytical mindset. You get excited querying large datasets to drive important business decisions.
  • Experience working under deadlines and prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Spanish speaking is a huge plus.
  • Willing to travel to all the corners of the world.

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.

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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