Beatport is responsible for the digital accessibility of electronic music and its associated culture. We have built the largest electronic music store in the world; standing atop a colossal catalogue of inventory, containing millions of tracks catering to the tastes of over a million weekly users from around the globe. And that is just the beginning.
As Database Engineer at Beatport, you will apply your knowledge and expertise in software engineering and database applications development to address business and technology needs. Reporting to the VP of Data Services, you will be a member of an agile scrum team, which is responsible for bringing our product vision to life. You will also work closely with Data Services team to coordinate data related initiatives.
This role can be located in either Los Angeles, California or Denver, Colorado and requires eligibility to work in the United States without need for visa sponsorship. Los Angeles-based candidates will be required to travel to our US Headquarters in Denver semi-regularly.
Contribute code to develop API and applications
Ensure correctness and acceptable performance of Django data model
Lead agile team’s efforts with developing solutions for data related problems
Communicate agile team’s data needs to Data Services team
You will have
2+ years’ experience working as a software developer/engineer
Strong knowledge of Structured Query Language
Solid understanding of RDBMS concepts, including table indexes
Data modeling experience
Demonstrable proficiency with Python with dedication to writing clean understandable and testable code
Knowledge of at least one Python web framework such as Django or Flask
Experience building scalable public APIs and a deep understanding of REST
Experience in building distributed systems
Strong background using Test Driven Development practices
Ability to resolve complex software issues
Ability to effectively document and present technical concepts
Desired Knowledge and Experience:
Experience with Agile methodologies
Experience with Google Cloud Platform
Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes
Experience with source control tools (GitHub/Git)
Experience with Apache Solr or ElasticSearch
Have worked in a similar role for an entertainment / media / music company
We offer a competitive compensation package, plenty of vacation days, VIP access to select music events, and monthly beatport.com credits to keep your library fresh. Beatport also provides an RTD EcoPass for all employees, allowing everyone to take advantage of the light rail station located directly behind our office. We hire people who love what they do, and we make sure they have plenty of room for growth. You will work with a team that values collaboration and mentorship. We are always helping one another and sharing empirical knowledge about our stack.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Beatport strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Beatport’s recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Beatport may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.
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