Systems Engineer

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

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 Systems 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 Systems Engineering, apply here and we will consider your spontaneous application.


Musixmatch is looking for a systems engineer for designing and maintaining our server architecture.
Our team is smart, ambitious, and supportive — above all, we are excited by what we do. While meeting regular deadlines and being focused on quick, quality completion of projects, the environment is relaxed and fun.

Every member of the Musixmatch Team is expected to: be an Innovator; be a Collaborator; be a Champion for their ideas; be an Expert; have High Standards; be dedicated to the power of self-organized groups and our mission of A and most importantly, Get Stuff Done That Makes a Difference!


Conceiving, implementing and maintaining the infrastructure for highly available and scalable web projects with a service-oriented approach
Participate in the on-call rotation for mission critical systems
Designing and building a wide variety of tools to help support the infrastructure


At least 4 years of professional experience on Linux systems.
Experience with both Amazon EC2 and Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud
Experience in large Docker and Kubernetes deployments
Experience using monitoring tools like Zabbix or Nagios.
Experience in system configuration / administration of Elasticsearch, Couchbase and MySQL clusters
Experience with nginx, varnish, apache2 and php.
Deep knowledge of apt-based distributions (debian, ubuntu LTS).
High proficiency in bash scripting.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Exceptional motivational and interpersonal skills.
Fluent in English.


Experience with geo replication and CDNs.
Experience using provisioning systems like Salt, Chef or Puppet.
Programming skills in perl, python or php.
Deep knowledge of networking tools like traceroute, nmap and tcpdump.

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.**