New York, NY

Senior Staff Engineer
Data Infrastructure (Remote Eligible - Americas)

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  • Engineering

  • Data


New York, NY

Job type


What you'll do

  • Be a strong engineering voice alongside other leaders through advising and driving Spotify’s technical vision and strategy.
  • Represent engineering in settings where deep knowledge of our tech stack is needed (Technical Steering Groups, cross-company work streams, Special Interest Groups).
  • Support engineering leaders in defining and driving software craftsmanship and sustainable development processes.
  • Take responsibility for the planning, execution and release of complex technical projects, define architectural vision and provide leadership for teams.
  • Be a technical leader within the team you work with to initiate, influence and drive technical projects across teams within Spotify.
  • Review code to ensure it is high quality, efficient, well-tested and documented.
  • Find ways to spread learning and knowledge sharing across the organization, leveling up our engineering practices and mentoring other engineers.

Who you are

  • You have 10+ years of experience in engineering, with a strong background in data infrastructure. 
  • You have experience working in a cloud environment, preferably GCP. 
  • You have experience in Java and/or Scala. You have experience working on large scale, distributed infrastructure systems. 
  • You work across organizational boundaries and build effective relationships to tackle highly complex technical problems. 
  • You have experience working in an agile environment characterized by rapid change. 

Where you'll be:

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location and is within working hours. 
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration and ask that all be located that time zone. 
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here.
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Perks of being in the band

Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.

Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.

Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents.

All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.

Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.

Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.

Learn about life at Spotify

You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.