Security Engineer - Product

New York, NY

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The Security organization is an ambitious, hardworking and friendly group working together on an important mission; improving the security posture of Spotify. In a distributed and growing organization of engineering teams that need to iterate fast on their products, our environment is ever changing and so are the challenges for Security. We are now looking for an engineer to join our team, focusing on securing product development at Spotify. As a part of this team, you will work on projects, often spanning across the wider organization, to improve the security of Spotify’s end user facing applications and features. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What you’ll do

  • You will be part of an agile team focusing on securing product development at Spotify, often together with engineers and teams across the Spotify organization in a project oriented fashion.
  • You will take on different roles and responsibilities, depending on what the situation requires; ranging from consulting and supporting, to hands-on software development.
  • You will design, build and operate distributed security systems at large scale, as well as educate and influence the Spotify engineering community in security related topics.
  • Your work will cover all parts of securing the software development lifecycle, and it will be tailored to the needs of the organization, always striving to improve the security properties and attributes of our applications and production systems.

Who you are

  • You are an excellent team player who understand collaboration with other yields better results
  • You are delivery focused, know how to estimate your work, and bring tasks to completion
  • You are flexible and tend to take on the role that’s needed the most
  • You thrive in an ever changing environment where adaptation is key, where you get to support others in balancing fast deliveries with secure development
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and have an approachable and friendly demeanor
  • You are either a curious software engineer who has been part of building high quality, production grade services and is passionate about security, or you are a curious application security engineer who cares about software development, feels comfortable coding 
  • You can easily describe your designs proposals to others, and you enjoy collaboratively improving and executing on them
  • You have experience working in agile environments, and you value collaboration, feedback and continuous improvement
  • You are comfortable with Linux and have experience in any language of choice. Java or Scala experience is strongly preferred. C++ is a plus

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 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 Americas region in which we have a work location and is within working hours. 
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration and ask that all be located in that time zone. 
  • 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.region in which we have a work location and is within working hours.
  • Working hours? We operate within the US Eastern Standard Time zone for collaboration and ask that all be located in that time zone.
  • 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.
This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.
Job tags: C Java Linux Scala
Job perks/benefits: Flex hours Flex vacation
Job region(s): North America
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