Data Engineer Royalties and Reporting (PayDay) in Madrid or Remote


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Job Description

The Royalties and Reporting (RoaR) product area is developing products that are enabling the monetization of all audio content on our platform. The Payday team builds the systems that allow podcast creators to receive their earnings, while also providing tooling to the finance partners within Spotify to ensure creator earnings are accurately calculated and paid out.

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, and reports.
As a Data Engineer in our product area, you will collaborate with other specialists, Product Managers, and 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 data pipelines using BigQuery, Scio, Flyte, Scala, and 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, and maintainable software that transforms large volumes of data into business-critical reports and datasets.

Who you are

  • Have experience with SQL (beyond CRUD) and data modeling principles.
  • Experience with large-scale data processing in a distributed environment. We use Map Reduce frameworks (Hadoop, Beam, Crunch, Scalding, Storm, Spark, etc).
  • Understands Functional Programming concepts. We value knowledge with an FP-centric language (Scala, F#, Haskell, etc).
  • Experience operating in a cloud-based environment like Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or similar.
  • Interested in agile software processes, data-informed development, reliability, and responsible experimentation.
  • Strive to deliver high-quality systems through the best engineering practices when it comes to coding, testing, and 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? This role 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.

Our global benefits

Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.

Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.

Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents.

All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.

Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.

Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.

Learn about life at Spotify

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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