Senior Solution Engineer – Machine Learning Platform

Spotify

  • Full Time

We are now looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to help us define and build the next generation of ML infrastructure at Spotify. We enable every team at Spotify to iterate quickly on hypotheses and scale their experiments to data sets with hundreds of billions of data points.

In this role you will work closely with many of the internal ML teams at Spotify across missions including personalization, music recommendations, ads targeting, pricing and more.

The Machine Platform team builds 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 efficiency, quality and innovation across Spotify.

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Become an authority on demonstrating existing and innovative tooling into the Spotify ecosystem (TensorFlow, TFX, Kubeflow Pipelines, Cloud Bigtable)
  • Help different teams across Spotify meet their ML needs, while maintaining standards and best approaches for ML in production
  • When there are gaps in the tooling, help to build infrastructure that best supports the needs of a broad community of machine learning engineers
  • Craft such infrastructure under the constraints that come with scale in regards to correctness, usability, interpretability, experimentation and maintainability
  • Collaborate with multi-functional agile teams of software engineers, data engineers, ML experts, and others in building new product features
  • Gain a deep understanding of various models used by our partners on both structured and unstructured content (text, audio, images, behavioral data etc)
  • Resolve feasibility of projects through quick prototyping with respect to performance, quality, time and cost using Agile methodologies
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    Who you are

     

  • You have 3+ years development experience with an object-oriented programming language such as Python and/or functional programming languages
  • You have previous validated experience with ML systems using frameworks such as Scikit-learn and Tensorflow
  • You have previously built APIs and libraries for Java, Scala or Python
  • You are passionate about agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and responsible experimentation
  • You routinely survey research publications in the machine learning and software engineering communities
  • You ideally have experience with data processing and storage frameworks like Google Cloud Dataflow, Hadoop, Scalding, Spark, Storm, Cassandra, Kafka, etc. 
  • You preferably have open source contributions to share with us
  • Effective communicator with a consistent record of spearheading work across different subject areas
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    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 or East coast Americas which we have a work locations and is within working hours.
  • 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
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    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.
    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 role is not eligible for hire in Colorado, USA.