Software Engineer - Backend

Musixmatch

Bologna, IT / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/02/2021
  • Website: musixmatch.com
  • Company Address: Via San Vitale 5, 40137 Bologna, Italy

About Musixmatch

Developer of a lyrics platform designed to change the way people experience music and lyrics. The company's platform offers a catalog of song lyrics and translations that are synchronized word-by-word, enabling users to search, enjoy and share lyrics from any track and from anywhere in the world.

Job Description

ABOUT MUSICMATCH:
 
Musixmatch is the leading music metadata company, featuring the world’s largest lyrics catalog and +70M users as contributors. Musixmatch is a partner of companies like Spotify, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, MTV, Shazam, Vevo and has a partnership with +4,000 indie music publishers and top music publishers like Sony/ATV, EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell, Kobalt, BMG Rights, and Harry Fox Agency.
 
We are a bunch of creatives who care about our work and what we do.  We believe that participation and collaboration are key to getting things done well.  We are looking for tech-savvy people who are eager to learn in a fast-paced environment, who have an international outlook on life, and who love taking on new challenges.
 
THE POSITION:
 
We are looking for a Software Engineer - Backend to join and help us develop and maintain services for the Music Publishing and Royalties Management and Reporting Infrastructure of Musixmatch.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
 
Degree in Engineering or Computer Science 
You have 2+ years experience with relational databases and key-value stores 
You have 2+ years experience as a PHP developer
You have 1+ years experience with AWS 
You have strong experience with SQL 
You are comfortable with processing and analysing large data sets
You have experience with *nix system
 
GOOD TO HAVE:
 
You're fluent and comfortable to communicate in English
Previous experience working in (music) copyright is considered a plus
Previous experience with large scale data and reporting platforms
Previous experience with music rights management
WHAT WE OFFER:
 
- Remote working, flexible schedule
- Generous training budget Italian and English language lessons
- Top class tech and equipment
- Company-wide retreat once per year
- Welfare plan
 
COVID-19 DISCLAIMER:
 
Musixmatch is actively hiring and, in response to COVID-19, conducting all interviews and onboarding virtually. Any new or current team members will be temporarily working remotely until it is safe to return to the office.
 
**Due to the amount of CVs that we receive, unfortunately, it is impossible to answer every applicant, thus if you have not received a response from us, please be patient. We do assure you that we will contact you should you be selected to move forward in the recruitment process. We would therefore like to thank all applicants for their interest and time.**

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.