Vydia – Software Engineer (Remote)

At Vydia, our mission is to empower music businesses and entrepreneurs that support artists with our robust suite of services (including monetization, distribution, and analytics) powered by our cutting-edge technology. We are proud partners with music industry leaders such as Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Tidal, TikTok and more, to deliver our clients’ content onto their platforms with ease, priority, and reliability.

The Impact You Will Make:

Vydia is hiring a Software Engineer to join our Backend/Admin team! This team is dedicated to the Vydia Admin and Finance Admin applications. Working with our internal stakeholders and impacting the ease and efficiency at which their teams can operate will be highly rewarding for a candidate who enjoys collaborating directly with the clients they impact.

In addition to internal stakeholders, you will have the exciting opportunity to work with our music distribution partners (iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, etc.) and help keep those relationships strong by keeping our platform in compliance with their evolving requirements.

This position will also get to be hands-on with the ongoing scalability initiative of our technology; keeping our apps reliable, available, and efficient as we grow.

You will be joining a small, but growing team, and will have the opportunity to impact various initiatives the company will have over the next year. This position will work alongside fellow engineers, designers, and product managers to deliver amazing features and products to both our internal stakeholders and external clients.

What You Will Do:
  • Work within our custom Ruby app to build and maintain features
  • Take ownership of projects – Plan new features by developing and documenting phases to get us from MVP to polished, and tasks needed for each phase
  • Technical Architecture
  • Continued enhancement of our Server Monitoring/Logging/Alerting systems
  • Integrate with 3rd party APIs
  • Work with AWS micro services related to storage, load balancing, serverless architecture, etc
  • Analyze performance and architect solutions that can scale
  • Perform code review and collaborate with other engineers
  • Work closely with Product Managers to meet business requirements
What We Are Looking For:
  • A friendly, collaborative, and passionate demeanor
  • 3+ years of professional web development experience
  • 2+ years of experience with Object Oriented Programming languages (Ruby preferred), ORM’s, and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS preferred)
  • High personal code/development standards (peer testing, unit testing, documentation, etc.)
  • An Agile mindset with experience working in Agile environment
Nice to Haves:
  • Experience with JavaScript and modern libraries (ideally React)
  • Experience with Music Distribution Service Providers compliance
What You’ll Get From Us:

First and foremost, you’ll get an environment where there is an emphasis on individual growth, experimentation, and ownership. You’ll find a team that is focused on creating a great experience for our clients, partners, and coworkers alike. We also believe that work/life balance is key to a productive and successful team.

You’ll get top-notch benefits including:
  • Full medical/dental/vision package and wellness plans
  • 401k retirement and financial wellness plans
  • 8 weeks fully paid parental leave
  • Flexibility to work from home: We’ll ship you a laptop and provide onboarding and introductory materials remotely; Visit offices in Holmdel, NJ, and Los Angeles, CA as needed.
  • Unlimited PTO: work hard and take time when you need it
Reasons to Work with Us:
  • Identified by Inc 500 as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in America and by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the most entrepreneurial companies in America, providing major growth opportunities alongside the growth company.
  • Vydia has a mission-based culture that enjoys giving back to the community through a variety of initiatives and was named a Best Place to Work in NJ by NJBIZ in 2021 due to its collaborative, fast-paced, and fun, thriving environment.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package, 401k retirement and financial wellness plans
  • Flexibility to work from home: We’ll ship you a laptop and provide onboarding and introductory materials remotely; Visit offices in Holmdel, NJ, and Los Angeles, CA as needed.
  • Generous vacation policy: work hard and take time when you need it, including paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Vydia CEO identified as 2021 Executive Technology Influencer by ROI-NJ, 2020 Billboard Indie Power Player, 2021 and 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, and 2017 Tech Innovator of the year by the Asbury Park Press, and highlighted by Forbes, Rolling Stone, and NPR.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
About Vydia:

Vydia is an end-to-end music technology platform that provides labels with the infrastructure and tools to power their business. With a full suite of services, Vydia offers video and audio supply chain, global distribution, analytics, rights management, payments, detailed revenue reporting, and marketing. Vydia is a premium partner of leading digital service providers such as Spotify, Apple, TikTok, Vevo, YouTube, and Facebook. Combining innovative technology with industry expertise, Vydia is distribution reimagined. To learn more, please visit vydia.com

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