Data Engineer – Royalties and Reporting


  • Full Time

The Royalties and Reporting (RoaR) product area is developing products that are enabling the monetization of all audio content on our platform. Our mission is to enable millions of creators to live off their art. Our teams are using open-source technologies to deliver business-critical datasets, key company metrics & reports.

As a Data Engineer in our product area, you will collaborate with other Engineers, Product Managers & internal business partners to deliver solutions for a complex business domain. Our engineers build highly scalable data pipelines and are responsible for processing huge volumes of business-critical data.


What you’ll do


  • Build robust & scalable data pipelines using Scio, Flink, Flyte, Scala & Python.
  • Engage in a collaborative environment in order to deliver value to our users and support company-wide initiatives.
  • Define data models that tie together fragmented data across the entire organization.
  • Write robust, scalable & maintainable software that transforms large volumes of data into business-critical reports & datasets.

    Who you are


  • You are experienced in one or more higher-level JVM-based data processing frameworks such as Hadoop, Beam, Flink, Crunch, Scalding, Storm, Spark, or similar.
  • You are proficient in at least one JVM-based language (e.g. Java, Scala) and familiar with SQL.
  • You are knowledgeable about data modeling, in either a relational or data warehousing context.
  • You have experience operating in a cloud-based environment like Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or similar.
  • You care about agile software processes, data-informed development, reliability, and responsible experimentation.
  • You strive to deliver high-quality systems… through best practices when it comes to coding, testing & documentation.

    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 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 CET time zone for collaboration.



    As a critical component of the business, we hold ourselves to a high standard of engineering excellence. We build systems that will survive for years in a constantly evolving landscape. We move fast without breaking things.
    Operating at Spotify scale, means that we are always on the bleeding edge of data intensive computing. Working with hundreds of labels and publishers around the world, each with their own unique set of constraints, means that we are constantly wrangling high levels of complexity and tackling problems previously unsolved in the industry.
    As Spotify grows, we are always experimenting with creative solutions that will enable our internal and external users, and the artists that we empower, to grow with us. We are revolutionizing the music industry – want to join the band?
    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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