Senior Data Engineer Platform – Spotify

Full time @Spotify Career in Entertainment
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  • Post Date : January 31, 2022
  • Apply Before : May 1, 2022
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  • Job ID 41992
  • Career Level Senior Executive
  • Gender All
  • Qualifications certificate
  • Language Requirement
  • Region North America
  • Other Classifications startup
  • Special Programs y-combinator
  • Remote No
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Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join flatMap in DI. The flatMap squad provides tools that help spotifiers process data and solve business problems reliably, efficiently, at scale with minimum overhead. Scio is our flagship product, an open source Scala API for Apache Beam and Google Dataflow. Scio is used by data engineers around Spotify to create some of our most beloved consumer products such as Discover Weekly, Your Summer Rewind, and much more.
What you’ll do:
Work on scio, influencing it’s API, providing support for additional IOs, improving support for different runners like Flink, and optimizing for job efficiency
Help build out a new stack that enables running Scio batch pipelines on Apache Flink in our own infrastructure (GKE)
Take an active part in the operational responsibilities for running our infrastructure
Create and update standards and documentation that improve the experience for people working with data
Research, implement and drive improvements to data processing problems across the organization
Support and help build the community and the exposure of several of our open source projects
Who you are:
You have experience working with data engineering and a deep understanding of the problem space
You have experience with JVM-based data processing frameworks such as Beam, Spark, and Flink
You understand their APIs and can debug their internals
You have experience working with containerization technologies such as Kubernetes (GKE) and Docker
You are comfortable with asynchronous communication, being able to work independently while doing what is needed to maintain shared context and awareness within with the squad 
You think of open source first, understanding the value of building a community and contributing back
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.


Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. 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 381 million users.

Global COVID and Vaccination Disclosure
Spotify is committed to safety and well-being of our employees, vendors and clients. We are following regional guidelines mandating vaccination and testing requirements, including those requiring vaccinations and testing for in-person roles and event attendance. For the US, we have mandated that all employees and contractors be fully vaccinated in order to work in our offices and externally with any third-parties. For all other locations, we strongly encourage our employees to get vaccinated and also follow local COVID and safety protocols.

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.
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