Engineering Roles @ Kobalt Music Group [London]
Kobalt was founded in 2000 with a mission: Make the music industry fairer and rewarding for creators.
We wanted to give artists, songwriters, musicians, labels and publishers the freedom and transparency they needed to build their careers.
Today, Kobalt does exactly that. Our music technology driven music services including Publishing, Recordings and the world’s first Digital Collection Society are trusted by some of the world’s greatest artists, and we represent more than 40% of the top 100 songs and albums in the US and UK.
Software Developer In Test
Working within a delivery team that form part of one of our key business units, you’ll be responsible for championing quality and addressing the challenges of testing in creative and technical ways. You will also support – and be supported by – a wider QA department. This is a pivotal role within both the delivery team and the wider QA team, that will help deliver high quality software..
You’ll be working in a challenging, fast-paced environment where you’ll be responsible for creating solutions under agile principles.
Senior Site Reliability Engineer
As Kobalt’s continues to scale we are looking for Site Reliability Engineers at varying levels of experience to join our team. We are responsible for creating and maintaining scalable, reliable and secure platforms that our distributed applications run on.
You will enable other developers to be better at their roles by developing shared applications, platforms and tools which they can use.
You’ll bring your existing skills, and also learn new ones, as we continuously strive for improvement.
Senior Data Engineer
As a Senior Engineer at Kobalt you will be responsible for working on technology problems ranging from the large scale transformation of a monolith application that processes billions of royalty payments monthly, into scalable, language agnostic services, to using predictive analysis to build recommendation engines that help our Synch team find music to fit briefs from advertising agencies from a catalogue of millions of songs.
Our 100 strong engineering team is split into 4 main areas aligning to our core business units -publishing, recordings, digital collections and synch. Each of these areas is split further into smaller product or feature lead teams. Our engineering teams find creative solutions to solve complex problems that help us provide most innovative ways for creators to distribute their work, collect their royalties, keep track of their streaming data and sync their music to TV, film and advertising opportunities that exists in the music world today.
At Kobalt, our Principal Engineers wear many hats. They’re change agents, using their passion to proactively and decisively helping improve our processes, practices, infrastructure, architecture and services.
They’re experts with deep technical knowledge and extraordinary problem solving skills, which they use to influence and support the business in decision making and in coming up with innovative solutions to new problems. They’re mentors and inspirational figures to engineers that thrive on learning and development. They use their clear vision and industry knowledge to contribute to Technology and Product roadmaps. They own the technology strategy and communicate it clearly to the rest of the organisation.
As an engineer at Kobalt you’ll be involved in the whole development life cycle starting with planning and road mapping sessions with the product team, writing clean, scalable and fully tested code. Our new developers are always mentored by an existing and more experienced member of the team and have access to an extensive range of learning materials ranging from a free Udemy account to access to a library of online e-books and audiobooks.