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At Epidemic Sound we are reinventing the music industry. Our carefully curated catalog, with over 30,000 tracks, is tailored for storytellers, streaming services, and in-store soundtracks. Countless clients around the world, from broadcasters, production companies, DSPs, and YouTubers rely on our tracks to help them tell their stories. Epidemic Sound’s music is heard in hundreds of millions of online videos daily, across millions of playlist streams, and in thousands of in-store locations. Headquartered in Stockholm, we’re spread across offices in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Hamburg, Amsterdam and Sydney. We’re growing fast, have lots of fun, and are taking the music industry with us.

We are now looking for an engineering leader to help us continue to grow and shape our tech organization in the role of Engineering Manager. 


Job Description

At Epidemic Sound we are investing heavily in our products and technology in order to bring our music to even more storytellers, creatives, and listeners while also empowering our musicians with insights about how their music is used.

In the role of Engineering Manager you will build, guide, and further develop our data engineering and site reliability engineering teams. The SRE team is dedicated to evolve and scale our shared cloud infrastructure by providing the core infrastructure, tooling, and support necessary to enable the product development teams to efficiently manage the full life-cycle of the products and services they build. The data engineering team’s mission is to provide the platform, tools, solutions, and data sets that enable the company to stay ever more data-informed.

Rather than being hands-on in the technical challenges, you are expected to make sure autonomous teams develop in a brilliant way by providing guidance and possibilities for further development.

Key responsibilities:

  • Inspire, lead, shape, and grow healthy, fun, and high-performing data- and site reliability engineering teams.
  • Coach and mentor developers, shape and guide professional development programs
  • Collaborate with the Product counterpart to define and implement product and technology strategies
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement in methodology and technology to increase productivity and quality
  • Work with teams to construct the technical roadmap and drive the planning and resource allocation for its development
  • Play a key role in helping us continue attracting and retaining great engineering talent

This is a full-time position based at our HQ in Stockholm reporting to the CTO.


Who are you?

To thrive in this role, we believe you are/have:

  • Experience from a high-growth organization and the challenges involved in a rapidly scaling business
  • A burning interest for people and technical leadership, showing a progression of responsibility through your career
  • A passion for establishing strategies that enable teams to succeed
  • An interest in how to lead and build product-centric engineering teams and culture
  • Experience and/or interest in data engineering, cloud computing, and observability
  • A degree in Computer Science or technical discipline or equivalent work experience


Curious about our music? Find our music on Spotify here →

We have lots of fun soundtracking the world and our annual Spring Bash is an event that captures this perfectly. Take a look at last years celebration!

If you want a sneak peek of what It's like working here - check this out!



Do you want to be a part of our fantastic team? Please apply by clicking the link below.

We believe that bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives makes for a healthy workplace, a more successful business and a better world. We value diversity and encourage everyone to come and soundtrack the world with us.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


HQ (Stockholm)

Åsögatan 121
SE11624 Stockholm Directions View page

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