Engineering Manager - AppSec (Remote Eligible - EMEA)


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Spotify listeners, creators and employees trust us to provide a safe digital platform that protects any sensitive information they share with us. Spotify Security is a distributed team that champions and delivers on initiatives with Spotify’s autonomous teams to ensure that our organization keeps information security appropriately prioritized and that the trust we have with these stakeholders is well-deserved. We focus on raising security awareness, providing security intelligence and building tools to enable these teams to feel a shared sense of responsibility for security and privacy concerns. We aim to constantly improve the security posture of our organization by iterating on our tooling and process.
The Spotify Security team is looking to advance our in-house Application Security program. We are looking for an Engineering Manager to continue to build and mature our capabilities and direct a team of hardworking engineers to success. As a leader in the Security organization, technical leadership, and a background in software development or information security operations is meriting. Your primary responsibility is to the people on your team: ensuring that the members are growing as engineers, are successful in their roles, and generally having a great time at Spotify. 

Who You Are

  • You are experienced in leading Security engineering teams, preferably with an Application Security Consulting background.
  • You have a passion for Information Security and using your knowledge and skill to help defend Spotify against attackers.
  • You love developing and growing people and have a track record doing it.
  • You have experience in encouraging a strong engineering culture in an agile environment.
  • You have experience working with a diverse set of stakeholders and helping them understand the trade-offs to different product and technical decisions.
  • You care about data-driven development, security, and great communication skills.

What You'll Do

  • You will build and lead a team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback, and hands-on career development.
  • Drive and be accountable for technical delivery and work with your team on strategy and execution.
  • Facilitate collaboration with business leaders across the company in mitigating challenging risks.
  • Drive the development of our partnership strategy for Application Security consultancy.
  • Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values.
  • Be an active part of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organisation.
  • Work with the Security team, its stakeholders, and customers to develop and improve Spotify’s security posture.
  • Work with the recruiting team to attract, onboard, and retain diverse top talent.

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 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.
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.
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Job tags: AppSec Coaching Data-driven Mentoring Recruiting Security
Job region(s): Europe
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