Software Developer

Tech Victoria, BC Req. UMG-4540


Ingrooves is a leading global music marketing and distribution company. We provide labels and artists with a global team of experts and a powerful technology framework, giving them transparent distribution tools and marketing solutions to maximize revenue in today’s dynamic music marketplace. By embracing data science and continually updating its offerings, Ingrooves is redefining the modern music company.

How we LEAD: 

The successful candidate considers themselves a back-end engineer with the ability to jump in and make a difference in the stack. As a member of the software development team, you will be designing, prototyping, and delivering scalable solutions in an agile environment. You will be responsible for contributing to numerous systems under the Finance umbrella of the business as well as Framework products. The flagship product supported by the backend team is the Register product; a financial application for managing music streaming revenue statements as well as royalty accounting for downstream payees. This position reports to the Manager, Software Development and is based in Victoria, BC, though applicants from similar time zones are also invited to apply.

How you’ll CREATE:

  • Research, design, and propose technical and architectural solutions to development and design problems, offering thorough and balanced evaluations of alternative implementations.
  • Write high-quality code that satisfies our customer’s needs, striving for simplicity, clarity, and testability.
  • Participate in and solicit code reviews, accepting and offering timely and constructive criticism that helps us prevent defects.
  • Develop and propose code and processes that help us achieve the goal of continuous delivery of software products.
  • Assist development teams and individual’s adoption of shared tools and process improvements.
  • Implement unit and integration tests for your own code as well as solutions that span multiple teams.
  • Proactively report and fix defects
  • Document solutions and processes
  • Participate in the Agile Scrum development process.
  • Follow code quality, unit testing, and documentation standards.

Bring your VIBE:

  • Understanding of Resource-Oriented and Service-Oriented Architectures
  • Familiarity with and understanding of architectural and OO design patterns.
  • Demonstrable experience programming in multiple languages. You must have a growth mindset and be able to pick up new languages/frameworks easily.
  • Experience specifically with JavaScript/Typescript and C# while GoLang is a plus.
  • Experience with relational databases (eg. PostgreSQL, MySQL) is preferred
  • Experience with ElasticSearch, Redis is a plus
  • Experience with OpenFaaS or is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. General DevOps and infrastructure experience (Docker, AWS, Linux administration) is a plus.
  • Experience with software development lifecycle, TDD, and Agile development practices
  • Comfortable working in both Linux and Windows environments.
  • Proven record of productivity in remote-work environments with minimal guidance.
  • Strong ability to understand context for code, the codebase, and its relation to business objectives.
  • Sensitive, empathetic, reliable, self-motivated, team player with excellent communication skills.

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.