Database Engineer

  • Beatport
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 23, 2019
Full time Software Engineer Web Development

Job Description

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 is located in Denver, Colorado and requires eligibility to work in the United States without need for visa sponsorship.  Applicants who are outside the Denver Metro area and ready to relocate are welcome to apply, but local candidates are preferred

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

  • If this sounds like you, we would love to chat.

Benefits

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.

Hiring Practices

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.