Full-stack Software Developer

Songspace · Sep 13th 2019

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The Songspace Development Team is seeking an experienced, passionate, full stack developer/engineer to build and manage the backend API, associated microservices, and workflows that power the Songspace codebase. This position offers the ideal candidate the opportunity to design, build, and manage mission critical data applications and services in an exciting business domain with substantial self-direction and autonomy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Define, design, and develop high quality products and business solutions throughout the software development lifecycle

  • Responsible for designing, coding, unit testing, building, deploying, and supporting application software within specified in-house procedural standards and best practices

  • Work with analysts and architects to define technical direction to understand business requirements that enable the analysis and design of technical solutions

  • Responsible for application component designs, performance monitoring, benchmarking, product evaluation, and recommendation

  • Serve as a project leader and technical lead to ensure application design, development schedule, and implementation meet business scope and timeline

  • Work with the stakeholders to plan and directly implement new features with the existing code and services

  • Contribute to the review and analysis of business requirements

  • Prepare test data and tests programs to assure correctness of logic

  • Improve code coverage of older code

  • Debug present programs to assist production program problems

  • Responsible for program maintenance, reloading of files, and job recovery

  • Prepare required documentation, including project plans, software program, and user documentation

  • Assist in the estimation of personnel requirements, cost and time for development projects

  • Assist in the timely completion of assigned development projects

  • Triage bug requests and collaborate with the Client Services Team to maintain the bug backlog

  • Investigate, troubleshoot, and where possible solve technical data issues, escalating unsolved issues to the appropriate team

  • Create and maintain scripts to automate daily tasks

  • Provide email & phone technical support where required to team members and clients

  • Build and maintain relationships with team members and stakeholders

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, processes to solve challenges and realize opportunities

Requirements

Job Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant software development experience is required

  • Must have demonstrable achievement authoring code in job history

  • Proficiency in writing efficient and reliable code in PHP and/or Python is required

  • Experience creating, implementing, and using REST APIs is required

  • Experience working with relational databases and data schemas is required

  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies is required

  • Experience with Symfony2 is preferred

  • Experience with PHPUnit is preferred

  • Experience with Git is preferred

  • Experience with *nix CLI and shell scripting is preferred

  • Experience with music data and audio files/codecs is a plus

  • Experience with RHEL/CentOS is a plus

  • Experience with AWS S3, EC2, ECS, ECR, RDS, VPC, Lambda a plus

  • Experience with Docker a plus

  • Proficiency with Java, C/C++, Perl is a plus

  • Experience as a tech support/account manager or client-facing project manager a plus

  • Must be experienced and comfortable working independently and with small, distributed teams

  • Must be proactive in problem solving

  • Must seek and be open to new ideas and solutions

  • Must be curious, committed, and invest time to develop and expand knowledge and proficiencies for self and others

  • Must be proactively communicative and possess strong written communication skills

  • Must be fluent in English

Benefits: The Songspace company culture is grounded in a shared passion for music, music creators, and technology. Our team takes pride in building and delivering quality products and experiences to our customers. We are a small, collaborative, and inclusive team that encourages and thrives on new ideas, challenges, and opportunities. We believe in ensuring and contributing to a healthy, supportive, and productive work environment for every team member.

In addition, Songspace offers each eligible staff member the following benefits:

  • PTO

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Flexible Hours

  • Remote Work

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