15 articles
  • November 8, 2022

    Spotify’s Vulnerability Management Platform

    We started developing our vulnerability management platform (VMP) at Spotify in Q2, 2020, and now that we’ve implemented it and [...]

    Published by Yukio Mizuta (Sr. Backend Engineer) and Nurit Izrailov (Software Engineer)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • September 18, 2018

    Scalable User Privacy

    At Spotify, we have a complex and diverse data processing ecosystem. Our backend infrastructure handles millions of requests per second, which are processed by over a thousand (micro)services [...]

    Published by Bram Leenders
  • October 17, 2017

    TC4D: Data Quality By Engineers, For Engineers

    Changing an engineering culture is one of the biggest challenges for any organization. It requires challenging an existing way of working, and introducing compelling improvements [...]

    Published by Nitzan Blouin
  • September 15, 2017

    Stepping Up the Cloud Security Game

    Securing our Cloud infrastructure is incredibly important. We are now taking another step forward by leveraging open source tools we developed in [...]

    Published by Gianluca Brindisi
  • February 22, 2017

    Google Cloud Security Toolbox

    At Spotify, we actively manage more than 800 Google Cloud Platform projects. As such, maintaining a proper security posture at [...]

    Published by Gianluca Brindisi
  • October 9, 2015

    Designing the Spotify perimeter

    In this blog post we focus on the web load balancers and various proxy systems across the Spotify perimeter. We [...]

    Published by Alexey Lapitsky