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DATABASE ENGINEER (US)

BEATPORT

Salary: Competitive
Closes: 27 February, 2020

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Position: DATABASE ENGINEER
Employer: BEATPORT
Location: LOS ANGELES, US
Category: DATABASE ENGINEER
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Closing Date: FEBRUARY 27TH 2020
 

ABOUT US

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.

THE ROLE

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.

YOU WILL

  • 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
  • Passionate about electronic music
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