Data Visualization Engineer

Bologna, Italy /
Architecture & Systems /
Full-time, permanent (tempo indeterminato)
ABOUT US:

Musixmatch is the leading Music Metadata company featuring the world’s largest Lyrics catalog and +70 mln users as contributors. Musixmatch is the preferred partner of companies like Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Saavn, MTV, Shazam, Vevo and has partnership with +4,000 indie music publishers and top music publishers like Sony/ATV, EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell, Kobalt, BMG Rights and Harry Fox Agency.

Are you interested in a career as a Data Visualization Engineer at Musixmatch?
Currently we do not have an open position, however if you believe you have what it takes to form part of Musixmatch for future opportunities in Data Visualization, apply here and we will consider your spontaneous application.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Tackle complex data-related problems leveraging some of the most diverse datasets available at Musixmatch – user behaviors, content usage and music and lyrics metadata, to name a few.
Develop data visualizations to communicate the gained insights and help the management and the product team to steer Musixmatch business in the right direction.
With the analytics team, design and develop the infrastructure needed to perform all the above tasks.
Most of the time, your duties will not only be to answer well defined questions, but also to distill those questions from other teams needs or “gut feelings” that need to be verified.

REQUIREMENTS

Strong Experience with both Tableau and PowerBI when connected to an AWS Data Lake
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Experience with relational databases and/or key-value stores; data access optimization
Experience with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Data Lake infrastructure (in particular S3 hosted data, Redshift, Redshift Spectrum, Athena, Glue, EMR)
Experience with both Windows and Unix environments
Excellent verbal and written skills

Most of the Musixmatch analytics backend is written in Perl; previous experience with Perl is something we value but is not strictly required. 
You should preferably have worked with large data sets before, the larger, the better. Experience with databases, MapReduce and similar is definitely something we value.

PLUSES

Previous experience with large scale analytics
Experience with dynamic languages (Node.js / Typescript is preferable)
Experience with music metadata
You should preferably have worked with large data sets before, the larger, the better. Experience with databases, MapReduce, Hadoop and similar is definitely something we value.
Degree in Statistics, Math, Physics, Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, or another quantitative discipline.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR:

We are a bunch of creatives who care about our work and what we do, who believe in participation and collaboration as key to getting things done well, and we are looking for talents who are eager to learn in a fast-paced environment. Talents who have an international outlook on life, who are tech-savvy, and who love taking on new challenges.

**Due to the amount of CVs that we receive, unfortunately it is impossible to answer to every applicant, thus if you have not received a response from us, please be patient. We do assure you that we will contact you should you be selected to move forward in the recruitment process. We would therefore like to thank all applicants for their interest and time.**