Senior Full Stack Engineer - Cost Engineering

Spotify

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 03/21/2021
  • Website: spotify.com
  • 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

The Platform team creates the technology that enables Spotify to learn quickly and scale easily, enabling rapid growth in our users and our business around the globe. Spanning many subject areas, we work to make the business work; creating the frameworks, capabilities and tools needed to welcome a billion customers. Join us and help to amplify productivity, quality and innovation across Spotify.
 
The Cost Engineering team is part of the larger Platform team and the Core Infra tribe. Cost Engineering is primarily focused on creating cost awareness among Spotify Engineers as this is a key factor in the choice of approaches and design solutions which in turn keeps streaming delivery costs sustained. We are focused on creating innovative solutions to create this awareness without stifling creativity and productivity.  We are looking for a senior full stack engineer who is passionate about building infrastructure tools that provide an excellent user experience. You will be joining a team that builds, maintains and supports our rapidly growing cost insights tool which provides cost awareness and recommendation for cost optimizations!

What you'll do:

    • Create the best experience for our internal customers and contributors by designing, building, scaling, and evolving our platforms, services, and tooling
    • Engage with the engineering community at Spotify about the use of the cost awareness tool
    • Use your full-stack experience to design intelligent solutions that include front-end and back-end systems
    • Collaborate closely with engineers, product designers, and product owners to drive the evolution of our technology
    • Take operational responsibility for the components that you develop
    • Work in an environment that supports your individual growth by providing you with challenging tasks to solve and the freedom to acquire new skills on hack days, reading groups, lectures and a variety of internal training courses

Who you are:

    • You are well versed in technology and transition smoothly between writing Java, Scala,  JavaScript, Typescript , testing , debugging and automation techniques 
    • You are proficient in unit and integration testing paradigms
    • You have a very good understanding of GCP concepts like GKE, Compute, BigQuery, BigTable, DataFlow, Stackdriver etc
    • You’re excited about delivering end-to-end experiences and care about your software architecture across the front-end, back-end, and the APIs that glue them together
    • You care about web technologies, exploring data, user experience, and design and use all of that for building user-friendly web applications
    • You are passionate about writing high-quality code
    • You learn quickly and enjoy working closely together with your team to bring value to your stakeholders
    • You are passionate about what you do and have a high interest in keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise
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.
 

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