Engineering Manager – Web Infrastructure


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 01/17/2021
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  • Company Address: Birger Jarlsgatan 61, Stockholm, 114 34

About Spotify

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 opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it.

Job Description

Do you love growing teams and developing engineer’s careers? Would you like to lead a smart and inventive team building the platform that helps web engineers focus more time building features and less time on infra? Excellent! We are looking for a passionate Engineering Manager to join our Platform Mission in New York! We need you in the heart of Spotify’s web infrastructure team, automating manual steps as well as developing new tools and technologies for the web community.
You will be partnering with the internal web community as well as the creative partnership team and security to deliver solutions and tools for both external and internal web engineers to thrive.
We’re looking for someone who can lead a fast paced, innovative team, helping engineers tackle challenging problems and develop reliable, scalable solutions. As an Engineering Manager at Spotify you will have responsibilities that span people, engineering and delivery. We will rely on you to ensure that engineers grow as they deliver on our mission goals. As well as provide technical leadership while influencing culture, to facilitate technical delivery, to work with your team on local strategy, practices and execution, to coordinate with other teams across Spotify, and with leadership to define big picture vision and strategy.

What You’ll Do

  • Build, lead and serve an effective team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development.
  • Work closely with your engineers and external partners to enable sustainable and timely delivery of technical solutions to address business needs.
  • Facilitate a partnership between engineers, product managers, and designers to set the right goals and drive solutions across our platform.
  • Advocate for and implement engineering best-practices and develop technical strategy to guide short and long-term plans.
  • Partner with other leaders as we craft and evolve an agile, learning organization while nurturing a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in-line with our values.

Who You Are

  • You love developing and growing engineers and have a track record of doing so; you thrive when developing great people, not just great products.
  • You are passionate about teamwork and collaboration, while coaching and mentoring software developers to deliver timely, high-quality software.
  • You have experience in cultivating a strong engineering culture in an iterative, agile environment.
  • You have led complex engineering efforts, and know what it takes to deliver while still having a healthy team.
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 brilliant. 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 opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by 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 286 million users.

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