We are looking for a lead web engineer to join an autonomous, cross-functional agile team. You will work with members of your team to build features and scalable architecture for web applications and services within Spotify. The technologies you are familiar with are less important to us than your ability to demonstrate practical experience of web application development; a deep understanding of software engineering best practices; and experience operating with an agile mindset.
What you’ll do
Lead and work with the team to plan, design and build solutions
Plan, build and maintain scalable applications
Bind our front and back end services together
Monitor, test and continuously optimize your designs
Deliver modern, testable and maintainable code
Collaborate with software engineers, product owners, designers, and analysts across multiple teams
Ensure that our customer’s experience is the very best it can be
Share knowledge, evangelize best practices, and collaborate with some of the best developers in the business as a member of the Spotify web guild
Participate in annual company-wide hack weeks
Work from our awesome office in New York. We offer relocation packages if you do not currently live in New York.
Participate in a community of peers to represent your domain
Who you are
You have at least 7+ years of experience in Web Development
You have experience working in an agile environment, and are comfortable challenging teams to improve their ways of working
You have a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms
You are interested and capable of learning other programming languages as needed
You care about quality, testing, and automation and you know what it means to ship high quality code
You are adaptable and resourceful and you are able to develop effective solutions to problems
You know how to build user-friendly, data-rich web applications
You care about web technologies, exploring data, usability, design and music
You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and can communicate your ideas; especially to those not technologically proficient
You have experience with continuous delivery and automated testing.
You value team success over personal success
Nice to haves: A degree in Computer Science or a similar area, music industry experience, ad industry experience and a familiarity with data and analytics
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.