Songspace Data Developer

  • Software Development
  • Full-Time

Posted on February 7th, 2020

Songspace is seeking a Data Developer to join our team that is responsible for developing and managing the data tools, applications, models, processes, and workflows that support the efficient and automated management and provision of the company’s data across internal systems and customer products, the ingestion of multimedia files and metadata provided by our clients and 3rd parties, and the exchange of music data with our sister companies and business partners. This role will also analyze and validate data, cleanse and transform data, and create/run SQL queries to deliver information to various teams across the company.This position offers an opportunity to design, build, and manage mission critical data applications and products with an experienced and supportive team in an interesting and fun industry.

Job Responsibilities

Work with data, technology, and operations teams to design, build, test, and implement an automated data ingestion, integration, and exchange platform, and supporting enterprise data model

Design, create, and improve software to monitor, audit, and test data processes, systems, and applications

Process the ingestion of music metadata and multimedia assets provided by music creator, publisher,and record label customers and partners within the timelines and specifications defined by the Client Services Team

Validate, transform, and cleanse data as required

Monitor content delivery processes and queues and troubleshoot/resolve issues and errors

Point of contact for technical data issues for the internal team

Proactively investigate, troubleshoot, and solve technical data issues, escalating unsolved issues to the appropriate team

Create and sponsor concepts and work with internal teams to develop new software and tools that will assist clients and/or internal stakeholders to automate and optimize data workflow and data accessibility

Work with the data and technology teams to plan, prioritize, and manage technical backlog of data deliverables

Perform custom SQL queries and run existing scripts and queries upon request

Create and Maintain scripts to automate daily tasks

Create and Maintain test data, and Perform/Test upgrades, code changes and bug fixes

Create and Maintain documentation of code, scripts, tools, applications, and processes

Train team members in use of internal data tools

Perform other job-related tasks as directed

Requirements

Required

Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills

Must possess strong analytical skills

Must be committed to executing high-quality deliverables within defined scope and schedule

Must be self-driven, proactive, and open to new ideas in problem solving

Must be comfortable working independently and collaboratively with small, distributed teams

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

Preferred

Experience with MySQL is preferred

Experience with *nix CLI and shell scripting is preferred

Experience with git is preferred

Experience with designing, developing, and using custom ETL code and processes is preferred

Experience creating, implementing, and using REST APIs is preferred

Experience with music data, music data standards (DDEX, CWR, ID3) is a plus

Experience with multimedia management software/tools and multimedia pipelines is a plus

Experience with music production, audio processing, and audio codices (.mp3, FLAC, WAV) is a plus

Experience with provisioning and supporting AWS data implementations (S3, EC2, RDS, Lambda,

Redshift, etc.) is a plus

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

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