Senior Software Engineer at The Orchard (New York, NY)

Senior Software Engineer at The Orchard (New York, NY)


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Location: New York, NY
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-08-11 05:00:35

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The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide – distributing music from independent artists including Ozuna, Skepta, Jorja Smith, and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with labels of all sizes to make their music and video available across hundreds of digital and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.

The Orchard is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our development team.

What You'll Do

  • Work with a cross-functional team to build products that empower artists and record labels across the globe
  • Contribute to all tiers of our architecture to produce high quality, robust user experiences
  • Write clean, tested, maintainable code
  • Work closely with product management to understand client requirements
  • Design, communicate and execute a vision in collaboration with your team and other teams across the technology organization
  • Participate in re-architecture, refinement and technical design of various systems
  • Mentor more junior engineers and contribute to a culture of continuous learning

Who You Are

  • 3+ years of experience architecting and leading implementation of complex systems
  • 5+ years in a scripting language (we use Python and JavaScript)
  • 5+ years of experience building complex frontend applications (we use Typescript, React, and GraphQL)
  • Experience with various database technologies and query language (we use Neo4j, Kafka, MySQL, Snowflake, Elasticsearch, and more)
  • Familiar with low-latency techniques to help improve page load time and reliability
  • Should be comfortable with microservices and communication over HTTP
  • Comfortable with AWS Cloud technologies
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests
  • Experience working in an agile team

The Ideal Candidate

  • Can mobilize teams around a vision and help lead execution of that vision
  • Experience using log analysis to investigate bugs and performance issues
  • Experience with data modelling and schema design of real world use cases
  • Defines best practices and standards within the team and helps build tooling to make those easy to follow
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Experience optimising tables, schemas and data structures
  • Ability to determine sensible KPIs and optimise against them

What We Offer You

  • An opportunity to influence music on a global stage
  • A modern, diverse and creative work environment
  • An investment in your learning & development

About The Orchard

The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in 45 markets worldwide – distributing music from independent artists including Ozuna, Skepta, Jorja Smith, and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with labels of all sizes to make their music and video available across hundreds of digital and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.