Senior Data Engineer – Creator Product Insights

New York, United States


Java Scala Hadoop

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Spotify is looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our Creator engineering organization. Creator is the home for Spotify’s music industry products, such as Spotify for Artists, Spotify Label Analytics and Spotify Publisher Analytics.

The Creator Product Insights Team is a thriving insights community of 20+ Data Scientists and User Researchers who blend their skills to help us shape the future of the Creator Marketplace by defining the next generation of music industry products. We transform data into insights that impact our strategy and products. 

Our team is looking for a data engineer to join the band and help us build the data ecosystem that powers our analysis of consumption on the platform and informs our understanding of the larger industry. 

You will work with other data engineers, data scientists, user researchers and product managers to architect systems and pipelines needed to tackle questions at the petabyte scale of artist-listener relationships such as: How do we help artists stand out? How do we help them grow and reach new audiences? How do we help them connect with their fans? 

Your work will influence the future of Spotify and the way the world experiences music. If you’re interested in building out the next revolution in the music industry and helping artists succeed in their careers, come join us!

What you’ll do

  • Engineer lasting solutions for surfacing critical data that helps us understand our platform.
  • Build and be responsible for the analytics layer of our team’s data environment, making data standardized, easily accessible and high quality.
  • Collaborate with, and mentor, data scientists in building scalable analyses and datasets.
  • Contribute to the development of the Product Insights function and the wider analytics community at Spotify.

Who you are

  • You have at least 4 years of professional experience working in a product-driven environment.
  • You know how to work with high volume heterogeneous data, preferably with distributed systems such as Hadoop, BigTable, and Cassandra.
  • You know how to write distributed, high-volume services in Java or Scala.
  • You are knowledgeable about data modeling, data access, and data storage techniques.
  • You appreciate agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and responsible experimentation.
  • You are a communicative person who values building strong relationships with colleagues and partners, enjoys mentoring and teaching others and you have the ability to explain complex topics in simple terms

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. 

Today, Spotify is the world’s most popular music streaming service with a community of 217m active users, including 100m subscribers across 79 markets. We are the largest driver of revenue to the music business today.