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Team Lead Client QA Infrastructure

Spotify is seeking a person that can lead a team of skilled software engineers focusing on QA and automated testing infrastructure and tooling. Your team’s responsibility is to make sure that our client developers have the knowledge, tooling and systems to do automated testing. As a leader you will promote the use of these systems and practices throughout the developer teams at Spotify. Additionally, you will be responsible for growing the team by coaching and recruiting the best in the business.

You must be located in, or willing to relocate to, Stockholm, Sweden.

Main Responsibilities

  • Understand and appreciate company objectives to ensure they are consistent with team priorities
  • Lead a team of QA-focused developers
  • Recruit and scale the existing team
  • Coach and empower a group of motivated, skilled and highly efficient engineers
  • Ensure that our development teams have the tools to build a top quality product

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Previous experience leading developer or test teams, you are recognized as a leader by your peers
  • A deep interest in the aspects of software quality
  • A coaching approach to leadership
  • Professional experience in automated testing and with continuous integration tools
  • Strong promoter of software engineering best practices
  • Solid professional experience with the main client languages at Spotify (C++ and JavaScript)
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Professional experience in other languages, such as Objective-C, Java, Python, shell-scripting is meriting
  • Experience of working in agile environments (Kanban, Scrum, ...)