Data Engineer – Platform Insights


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The Platform Insights team consists of highly motivated and extremely friendly people, specialising in providing core datasets, discovering insights, and providing guidance related to engineering effectiveness and data-informed decisions across R&D in Spotify.
We gather data from our software development processes, the internal tools usage, and our quarterly Engineering Satisfaction survey. We leverage this data to identify bottlenecks, increase Spotify software development effectiveness, and promote data-informedness.
Do you have a passion for removing hurdles to increase effectiveness? Do you want to form hypotheses, design experiments, and build data workflows to help validate them? If so, join Platform Insights!

What you’ll do

  • Design and maintain high quality datasets and Python workflows, and collaborate with data scientists in their analyses
  • Maintain and evolve data workflow frameworks that enable our engineers to provide well maintained internal datasets
  • Participate in running the quarterly company-wide engineering satisfaction survey
  • Develop data workflows and dashboards using Python, SQL, Tableau, Data Studio on BigQuery and GCS, in collaboration with other teams
  • Collaborate closely with engineers, data scientists and team leads across the mission to design and promote shared methodologies to take data-informed decisions
  • Drive long-term internal initiatives, on topics such as data quality, ways of working, technical health

Who you are

  • You have several years of relevant software development experience, with a degree or equivalent knowledge in computer science, mathematics, engineering or a similar field
  • You are passionate about crafting clean code and have a steady foundation in coding in Python, Java, or JavaScript and feel comfortable working with SQL
  • You value evidence-based development and agile software processes
  • You have emotional intelligence, and a wish to learn new crafts and adapt to new ways of working

Where you'll be

  • For this role, it can be within the EMEA region in which we have a work location 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.

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.
Job region(s): Europe
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