67 articles
  • September 29, 2022

    Lessons Learned from Algorithmic Impact Assessments in Practice

    TL;DR Understanding algorithmic impact is critical to building a platform that serves hundreds of millions of listeners and creators every [...]

    Published by Henriette Cramer (Head of Algorithmic Impact, Director of Trust & Safety Research) and Amar Ashar (Senior Researcher, Lead Algorithmic Impact & Equity)
  • February 16, 2022

    Fred Wang: Senior Backend Engineer

    Tell us more about working on Spotify Wrapped…  I’m part of the Mambas team at Spotify, which is responsible for [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • June 4, 2021

    Patrick Balestra: Senior Engineer

    8:30am I’m at my best after nine hours’ sleep, so I tend to wake up pretty late, shower and dress as [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • April 26, 2021

    Nour Daoud Bösing: Security Engineer

    Nour is a Security Engineer at Spotify New York – juggling her busy day job with completing her Masters in Cyber Security and looking after her 10-month-old daughter, Leya.

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • April 15, 2021

    Rethinking Spotify Search

    Search @ Spotify Search is a well-established functionality across different industries, devices, and applications. When users come to any kind [...]

    Published by Hugo Galvão and Daniel Doro
  • March 30, 2021

    David Riordan: Product Manager

    5:00 am My days begin with an early morning wake-up call from Zev – he comes through at around 5am and [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • March 23, 2021

    Why You Should Pair with Non-Engineers

    TL;DR Spotify encourages engineers to become T-shaped and lean into technologies and skill sets outside of their core specialization. Being [...]

    Published by Tyce Clee
  • March 9, 2021

    Matt Clarke: Senior Backend Infrastructure Engineer

    Matt is a Senior Backend Infrastructure Engineer and has been at Spotify for two-and-a-half years. This time last year, he was living and working in London – but that’s all changed since the start of the pandemic… 

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • September 15, 2020

    Lemonade from Lemons: Tiny Desk Conference

    In 2019, we began planning for Spotify’s second engineering conference set to take place in April 2020. It was expected [...]

    Published by Erin Depew
  • September 3, 2020

    Listening Together, Miles Apart

    Every second more than 30,000 people around the world press play on the same song on Spotify. Imagine if you [...]

    Published by Gandalf Hernandez
  • July 24, 2020

    Erick Camacho: iOS Engineer

    Erick joined our Stockholm office as an iOS Engineer more than 18 months ago. But right now, he’s working from home and missing the camaraderie of his close-knit team.

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • May 18, 2020

    Alia Rose Connor: Agile Coach Manager

    Alia works as an Agile Coach Manager in our New York office. But right now, she’s 150km away – working from her house in the Hudson Valley and navigating a non-stop schedule of Hangout meetings.

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • April 17, 2020

    Ann Clifton: Senior Research Scientist

    Ann is a Senior Research Scientist and has worked in our New York office for just over a year. She spoke to us from her apartment in Fort Greene, which she shares with her husband and two rescue dogs, Birdie and Buttercup [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • April 1, 2020

    Stefan Ålund: Senior Product Manager

    Stefan works as a Senior Product Manager in our Stockholm office. But at the moment, he – like much of the world – is working from home, [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • March 18, 2020

    Tony Jebara: VP of Engineering and Head of Machine Learning

    Tony joined Spotify New York last summer as VP of Engineering and Head of Machine Learning. Here, he talks us through his busy working days and explains why he’s glad to be part of the band [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering
  • March 3, 2020

    Per Wendin: Head of Patents

    Per is our Head of Patents and has worked at Spotify in Stockholm for almost three years. For him, the working day begins and ends with an invigorating commute by bike [...]

    Published by Spotify Engineering