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Songkick is the great live music startup. Since 2007, we’ve set about making it as easy, fun and fair as possible for you to see your favorite artists live. Right now, more than 15 million music fans across the globe use Songkick to track their favorite artists, discover awesome concerts and never ever miss out.

With over 6 million event listings, we’re the biggest concert service on the planet. Across web, iPhone, Android, and through rich partnerships with Spotify, Pandora, Facebook and more, Songkick is the definitive and trusted home for live music online.

We’ve always put fans first. We’re a small, fast-moving team packed to the brim with digital expertise, committed to solving real problems for our users. Live music is for everyone, and we work hard to empower our community, add meaningful value and cut out the BS along the way.

We do our best work when we’re happy, respectful and relaxed. Our values and work ethic have got us far, and as we grow we’ll never shake that small startup feel. Earlier this year we became part of the Warner Music Group family, opening up epic new realms of opportunities to bring fans and artists closer together.

Songkick is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity through attracting and retaining a diverse team of employees and creating an inclusive environment for all.

You can read more about who we are, how we work and what we’re building over on our technology blog.

ABOUT THE ROLE

At Songkick we’re dedicated to making sure you never miss your favourite artist live. This means building applications to understand what’s happening in the live music industry; to allow fans to track artists and purchase concert tickets, to allow artists to engage with their fans; to allow our amazing team to make all of this a reality, and much more.

We’re looking for developers with the ability to take on a range of challenges: from developing our highly scalable website and mobile apps, to integrating with other platforms (streaming services, social networks), to large-scale data acquisition and processing.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Experience developing commercial applications in modern programming languages - we use Ruby, Java, and Swift right now, but experience in other languages like PHP, Python, or .Net are all great
  • Excited to use Agile methodologies such as TDD, pair programming, refactoring, continuous deployment
  • Keen to work across across our various products and services (web, mobile, frontend/backend, data pipeline) as our goals & focus evolve
  • Ability to work in a flexible manner, building prototypes fast and evolving these into scalable production-quality systems

BIG PLUS IF YOU HAVE

  • Experience working with Ruby (Rails, Sinatra), MySQL, Redis, Memcache, Docker, Google Cloud Platform (BigQuery/DataFlow)
  • Worked on a Service-Oriented Architecture
  • A love of live music
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