Product Manager - Media Transcoding


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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. 
We are looking for a Product Manager that will join our Media Transcoding team. You will own and drive the short, medium and long term vision and execution for Media Transcoding at Spotify. You and your team, consisting of Backend Engineers, are fundamental contributors when it comes to the way the world experience & values Spotify. 

What You'll Do

  • Think big! We are a global company and our 300M+ user base is growing by the minute. You will be fundamental in making sure that our content is produced in a timely fashion to fit any platform we’re available on
  • Making sure we reach our business goals without sacrificing user experience by harnessing the power of the hardworking team building extraordinary media transcoding solutions
  • Provide strategic expertise on related industry and competitor developments
  • Be at the forefront of emerging technologies and assess how they can be used to further enhance the quality of the catalog
  • Drive a multi talented team to deliver like clockwork with ever increasing quality
  • Continuously evaluate performance to drive improvements and iterations on the platform
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams and partners across the whole organisation
  • Monitor, summarise, and report feedback from the user base, as well as from the media industry

Who You Are

  • You have a deep understanding of how several modern media formats are composed how to best put them to use
  • Understand how to use modern cloud technologies to enhance both quality and turnaround time for content
  • Comfortable participating in the architecture/technical decisions made in the team, requiring you to have in depth knowledge about such mechanisms
  • Can translate your and your team’s knowledge and experience to use-cases and prioritised work. This will pave the way for other teams at Spotify to excel when building content experiences that relies on your content
  • You have shown experience managing and developing business critical systems – including defining product roadmaps and long-term plans
  • You get stuff done! As demonstrated by working as a product manager, or similar, in high performing teams that have built and deployed large scale applications and services
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 brilliant. 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 opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by 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 299 million users.
Job tags: Architecture User experience