Technology Director, Global Affairs at Spotify


  • Global Affairs

Spotify is the world’s leading audio streaming platform, founded and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. 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 opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it. Today, our 356 million users can discover, manage and share over 70 million tracks, including more than 2,6 million podcast titles, for free or via our Premium, ad-free service.
Location
Washington D.C.orRemote Americas
Job type
Permanent
Who you are
  • The Technology Director will be an active member of Spotify’s Global Government Affairs team, liaising with Spotify’s engineering and business teams while driving Spotify’s tech policy agenda around the world, with a focus on {Europe}.
  • Candidates should have a detailed knowledge of digital technology, services, and infrastructure, including artificial intelligence, data, and security. Experience dealing with regulation affecting technology, and interacting with policy-makers is important. A positive attitude, team spirit and a sense of humor are also crucial to thrive at Spotify.

What you'll do
  • 10 + years experience in technology infrastructure and services
  • Ideally technology background (engineering or IT)
  • Experience in dealing with regulation
  • General knowledge of tech policy (platform policy, data & AI policy, content moderation, interoperability issues), and ability to explain clearly complex technology issues
  • Strong communications skills & attention to detail
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with governmental and non-governmental stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently/ self-starter in a fast-paced, multicultural environment
  • Full English proficiency, additional languages an asset
  • A university degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics or related field

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 region in which we have a work location.
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about about our Work From Anywhere options .
  • Working hours? We operate within the EST/EDT time zone for collaboration

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Our global benefits
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.
Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.
Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents.
All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.
Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.
Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at Spotify
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.
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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