Engineer - Music Copyright Manager

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

Musixmatch is the leading music metadata company, featuring the world’s largest lyrics catalog and +70M users as contributors. Musixmatch is a partner of companies like Spotify, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, MTV, Shazam, Vevo and has a 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.

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.

Are you interested in a career as an Engineer - Music Copyright Manager 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 as an Engineer - Music Copyright Manager, apply here and we will consider your spontaneous application.

POSITION:

For our Content, Copyright and Analytics team we're currently looking for a Music Copyright Manager. The team builds and ships huge metadata indices to live production services, processing millions of pieces of information each day, develops and maintains automatic processes for data enrichment and enhancements as well as administrative and analytics tools.
Will be working with various electronic data interchange formats to aid in the successful and optimised ingestion of statement data.
Goal will be to improve the quality and coverage of the copyright data.
The team is located in Bologna, Italy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Monitor and maintain high level of data standards
Keep a stable relation with the data providers to make sure the company ingests and uses their data at best
Serve as a first point of contact to resolve any issues related to statement data ingestion
Assist with post-import processing
Adhoc assistance with any other royalty processing related tasks as and when they may be required Including importing statement data

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

You have extensive experience with relational databases and key-value stores
You are comfortable with processing and analysing large data sets
Manages priorities effectively

PREFERRED SKILLS:

An understanding of various music royalty source data and statement import formats is preferred
Experience with distributed/scalable systems and high-volume applications
Experience with AWS
Fluent in one programming language (preferably PHP or Python)
Experience with Redshift and Mysql
Team player who takes the initiative
WHAT WE OFFER:

- Remote working, flexible schedule
- Generous training budget 
- Top class tech and equipment
- Company-wide retreat once per year
- Welfare plan

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER:

Musixmatch is actively hiring and, in response to COVID-19, conducting all interviews and onboarding virtually. Any new or current team members will be temporarily working remotely until it is safe to return to the office.

**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.**