71 articles
  • March 15, 2023

    Encore x Accessibility: A Balancing Act

    On the Encore team (Spotify’s design system), there’s nothing we love more than collaborating with our fellow squads — (1) [...]

    Published by Arielle Benedek (Product Manager), Rose Marantz (Web Engineer), and Tamas Geczy (Web Engineer)
  • March 6, 2023

    Getting More from Your Team Health Checks

    Watch Justin and Fiona speak about ‘Team Health Checks — One Size Does Not Fit All’ at the Spotify Engineering [...]

    Published by Justin Kotzé, Senior Agile Coach, and Fiona Siseman, Senior Agile Coach and Agile Coach Manager
  • 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