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Senior Software Developer, Songkick

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Recruiter: Warner Music Group
Listed on: 26th August
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Senior Software Developer, Songkick

Job Description:

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 favourite 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. Four years ago 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.


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 an enthusiastic Senior Software developer. You will work in product teams alongside a Product Manager, Design and Technical Leads. As a senior developer you will collaborate closely with the tech lead and more junior developers to implement solutions across our highly scalable website, mobile apps, large scale music data ingestion engines as well as integrating with streaming services and social networks.


  • 5+ years experience as a Full-stack Software Developer
  • Experience developing commercial web applications in modern programming languages - we use Ruby (Rails, Sinatra), MySQL, Redis, Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform (BigQuery/DataFlow)
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as TDD, pair programming, refactoring, continuous deployment
  • Excited to work across our various products and services (web, mobile, frontend/backend, data pipeline) as our goals & focus evolve
  • Ability to work in a flexible manner, supporting the team in building prototypes quickly, and evolving these into scalable production-quality systems


  • A love of live music
  • Experience in React Native for mobile platforms (iOS or Android)
  • Worked on a Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Experience developing and deploying Cloud native applications
  • Ad tech experience
  • Data processing and analytics experience

Contact Name: Warner Music Group
Reference: TJ/9847/WMGGLOBAL
Job ID: 2972095

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