Senior Blockchain Engineer

Bologna, Italy /
Back-end & API /
Full-time, permanent (tempo indeterminato)

Musixmatch is the leading music metadata company, featuring the world’s largest lyrics catalog and +70M user contributors. Musixmatch is the trusted global partner of companies like Spotify, Apple, Amazon Music, Meta, Google, MTV, Shazam, Vevo and has a partnership with +100,000 music publishers including Sony/ Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell, Kobalt, BMG Rights, and the Harry Fox Agency.

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.

We are looking for a highly motivated and driven Blockchain Engineer, who has experience in digital rights management and is passionate about Blockchain Technology applied to rights management , to help us solve complex problems within the music content and digital rights industry. 

Work closely with our licensing managers and engineers in order to design, build, and implement blockchain based schemes for digital rights management to ensure compliance within the music and content rights industry. 
Develop and maintain highly reliable, scalable, and secure applications, such as blockchain based registries for IP rights, as well as solutions for identifying rightful owners of content. 
Build necessary infrastructure
Work with project owners to meet specification needs
Plan and execute performance tests

Blockchain programming and smart contract development experience on one or more major platforms i.e. Ethereum, Hyperlegder fabric, EOS, Tendermint, etc. 
Computer Engineering/Science Masters degree in these fields would be preferred
Additional degree/qualification in blockchain is preferred

Experience working with C++, Python, and JavaScript
Experience in Smart Contract architecture and patterns for data privacy and data management
Experience working with digital and music rights management is preferred
Hands-on experience in Kubernetes and docker
Must be skilled in Cloud Infrastructure- AWS preferred cloud platform
Excellent client communication skills
Experience working in the music industry and tech industry is a recommended


- Flexible schedule
- Generous training budget 
- Top class tech and equipment
- Company-wide retreat once per year
- Welfare plan


Musixmatch is actively hiring and, in response to COVID-19, conducting all interviews and onboarding virtually.

**Due to the amount of CVs that we receive, unfortunately, it is impossible to answer 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.**