Data Visualization Engineer

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

Musixmatch is the World’s Leading Music Data Company. Our mission is to provide data, tools and services that allows the experience of music to be enriched across the whole world.
Checkout the Musixmatch toolkit

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.  We believe that participation and collaboration are key to getting things done well.  We are looking for tech-savvy people who are eager to learn in a fast-paced environment, who have an international outlook on life, 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.**