Senior Product Manager – Playlist Platform

Spotify

  • Full Time

Delivering the best Spotify experience possible. To as many people as possible. In as many moments as possible. That’s what the Experience team is all about. We use our deep understanding of consumer expectations to enrich the lives of millions of our users all over the world, bringing the music and audio they love to the devices, apps and platforms they use every day. Know what our users want? Join us and help Spotify give it to them.

Want to be part of a team working on building a world-class audio experience?

The Core Experience team works at the heart of the Spotify user experience, and we’re part of the Identity and Investment Product Area. We’re a team of product managers, designers, engineers and data scientists working on a strategically important priority for the organization: building a world-class user experience on the Spotify mobile apps passionate about a users’ desire to Play & Interact and Collect content & Create playlists.

We’re looking for an experienced Platform Product Manager to lead an agile product team passionate about internal customers. You’ll craft vision and strategy, identify tactics and help craft solutions, prioritize and measure the success of your work. Your work will be used by and impact the lives of millions of people around the world. You’ll partner with a cross-disciplinary set of folks across the globe, working in a fast-paced environment, and enthusiastically have a lot of fun along the way.

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Identifying new opportunities to evolve the platform
  • Building a platform that scales for many clients (ubiquity strategy)
  • Ensure the platform is built on modern language and optimized
  • Develop a clear strategy based on internal customer needs to provide a platform that’s easier to collaborate on
  • Maintaining and scaling the Playlist Platform for the large internal customer base and supporting the playlists of millions of users
  • Collaborate with designers, engineers, researchers and data scientists to identify problems, opportunities, and solutions that will support the needs of our users and impact our goals/metrics
  • Own and prioritize a long term product roadmap for your area based on a healthy balance of innovation, reducing technical debt and maintenance and support
  • Triangulate data and insights to develop a robust product strategy and advise decision making
  • Utilize a/b testing and other methodologies to validate the success of your chosen approach
  • Work with a variety of cross-functional partners to receive input, get feedback, and keep them advised
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    Who you are

     

  • You have experience in contributing, debating, and crafting strategies
  • You have strong writing and debating skills to take part in strategic discussions
  • Good understanding of how to define and build APIs which can be utilized by internal customers of a platform
  • Ability to understand tech architecture and systems and to know when a solution should be platformed or not (cost/ opportunity exercise)
  • You have the ability to translate technical needs into simple understandable requirements and be a translator between tech and design/product and know when to push back
  • Experience working with agile development teams building outstanding consumer products
  • Working with data and insights to understand and measure your work
  • You are an excellent communicator, comfortable working with multiple partners
  • You have a growth attitude
  • You are driven to get stuff done, but with a collaborative approach. You understand that we don’t win unless the team wins, and you leave ego out of it.
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    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 EMEA region in which we have a work location and is within working hours.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Central European and GMT time zones 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 
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    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 345 million users.
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