Senior Product Manager – Search Infrastructure

Spotify

  • Full Time

The Personalization team makes deciding what to play next easier and more enjoyable for every listener. From Blend to Discover Weekly, we’re behind some of Spotify’s most-loved features. We built them by understanding the world of music and podcasts better than anyone else. Join us and you’ll keep millions of users listening by making great recommendations to each and every one of them. We ask that our team members be physically located in Central European time or Eastern Standard/Daylight time zones for the purposes of our collaboration hours.

We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to join the Search Infrastructure teams. You will be driving the strategy for building out the next generation of the platform powering the Spotify Search experience. This means working on a substantial scale, serving our vast audience of users and the huge catalog of content we have today, as well as enabling continued growth and new features. To achieve this you will work closely with expert engineers and researchers, as well as several internal and external partners. Search is a product area consisting of product managers, engineers, designers, and product insights located in Stockholm, London, Amsterdam, and Berlin.

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Be part of a team, building an outstanding audio search experience
  • Articulate the vision and setting strategy and roadmap
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of your team, as a part of Search and Spotify
  • Work with the team to ensure an innovative search platform that scales for the future
  • Make sure the team focuses on the most impactful work, helping highly skilled engineers to deliver valueWork in a data informed way, using both qualitative and quantitative research
  • Work within CET timezone, +/- a few hours.
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    Who you are

     

  • You have experience working as a Product Manager looking after large scale platforms, preferably in the Search domain
  • You have an understanding of recent developments in Search and Recommendation systems
  • You are experienced in setting and executing on a product backlog, balancing innovation, with short- and long-term goals
  • You are highly capable of formulating and communicating product vision and strategy, whether it be to your team or to senior stakeholders
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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 Europe region in which we have a work location and is within working hours. 
  • Working hours? We operate within the Central European 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.
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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.
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