Senior Software Engineer
New York, NY 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

Sony Music Product Design Engineering (PDE) 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
The Ideal Candidate
  • Can mobilize teams around a vision and help lead execution of that vision
  • Experience with data modeling 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 optimizing tables, schemas and data structures
  • Ability to determine sensible KPIs and optimize against them
Who you are:
  • Seeking 8+ years of software engineering experience in the following areas:
  • Experience implementing distributed systems
  • Experience in a scripting language (we use Python and JavaScript)
  • Experience building frontend applications (we use TypeScript, React, and GraphQL)
  • Experience with various database technologies and query languages (we use Neo4j, Kafka,MySQL, Snowflake, Elasticsearch, and more)
  • Familiar with low-latency techniques to help improve page load time and reliability
  • Experience with microservices, APIs, and related standards such as REST, HTTP, and OAuth
  • Comfortable with AWS Cloud technologies
  • Experience using log analysis to investigate bugs and performance issues
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests
  • Experience working in an agile team
What we give you:
  • You join an inclusive, collaborative and global community where you have the opportunity to fuel the creative journey
  • A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork
  • An attractive and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and 401K + employer matching
  • Voluntary benefits like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets, mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition and student loans
  • We invest in your professional growth & development
  • Time off for a winter recess

Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

The anticipated annual base salary does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for. The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.
New York Pay Range
$160,000-$180,000 USD

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
8+ years
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