As a leader in this infrastructure-centric part of the organisation, technical leadership and a background in software development is meriting. Your primary responsibility is to the people on your team: ensuring that the members are growing as engineers, doing valuable work and generally having a great time at Spotify. You’ll also have plenty of opportunity to work across the larger organisation, in different challenging projects.
What you’ll do
Responsible for a team of ~8 engineers
Develop people and teams through coaching, mentoring, and feedback
Participate in discussions around software architecture
Advocate and advance modern software development practices in the teams you work directly with as well as the hundreds of customer teams that use the infrastructure products
Grow the technical expertise of your teams on development practices
Help develop and evangelize great engineering practices across all of Spotify
Work closely with teams, product owners, agile coaches and other stakeholders to ensure we deliver world-class tools and capabilities for our backend developers
Work with the recruiting team to attract, onboard and retain diverse top talent
Collaborate with others managers in leading the infrastructure tribe
Who you are
You are experienced in leading, coaching and mentoring software development teams and delivering working software together with them
You love developing and growing people
You are knowledgeable and passionate about software engineering. Perhaps you have a background within infrastructure but bringing knowledge from a different domain into the teams would be great as well.
Preferably, you have solid experience from working in an agile development environment