Data Engineer – Composer


  • Full Time

The Composer tribe at Spotify is based within the broader Financial Engineering org. We are responsible for transforming billions in commercial events into the financial statement. In this team you will be working with the revenue of users that enables creators to live off their art. 
We work at the heart of Spotify and contribute to the overall vision and mission of the company. Our duty is to provide accurate, reliable and timely financial results and provide essential insights. This means understanding the enterprise processes end to end and how it relates to our systems, both in our custom infrastructure and in our SaaS platforms. 
We are looking for engineers who bring innovative ideas to solve new and old problems, especially engineers who are looking to hyper-automate the financial domain. 
We expect our engineers to be collaborative, display leadership qualities, and be passionate about tackling problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.
Spotify works extensively with Google Cloud Platform technologies such as DataFlow, Kubernetes, BigQuery, and Cloud Pub/Sub, and builds on top of them with open-source frameworks such as Scio.


What you will do


  • Use best practices in continuous integration and delivery.
  • Build scalable batch data processing systems with data processing frameworks like Scalding, Scio, Storm, Spark, and the Google Cloud Platform.
  • Help drive optimization, testing, and tooling to improve data quality.
  • Collaborate with other product managers, software engineers, business analyst, and functional specialists
  • Work in multi-functional agile teams to continuously experiment, iterate and deliver on new product objectives.

    Who you are


  • Have professional experience working in a product-driven environment.
  • You have worked with cloud technologies (We use Google Cloud Platform)..
  • You are well versed in the SQL language and databases. 
  • You are knowledgeable about data modeling, data access, and data storage techniques.
  • Know how to write distributed, high-volume services in Java or Scala.
  • You are a self-motivated individual contributor and great teammate with the ability to multitask, prioritize and communicate progress in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Have a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms.
  • You care about agile software processes and iterative delivery, data-driven development, reliability, and responsible experimentation.

    Nice to have


  • You have experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau or Data Studio
  • You have experience with Google Cloud Platform technologies (BigQuery, Dataflow, CloudSQL)
  • You have experience working in the commerce or financial domain. 
  • Where you’ll be


  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the EMEA region in which we have a work location
  • 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.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard or Stockholm time zone for collaboration.
  • 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.


    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.
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