Senior Software Engineer

Songtrust is seeking talented Senior Software Engineers to join us in solving one of the biggest problems facing songwriters in the new music business: getting paid.

Existing systems of royalty collection around the world are antiquated and inefficient. Songtrust is finally bringing real engineering talent and ingenuity to a part of the music industry that has been notoriously slow in adapting to innovation. We help over 125k songwriters (more than the 3 major publishers combined!) get their money from over 20,000+ sources such as  Spotify, Apple Music, TV, Radio, and even bars and grills.


  • 4+ years of engineering experience
  • 2+ years working on production web applications
  • Production Django and Python expertise
  • Experience with relational databases, queries, management, and optimizations
  • Understanding of application architecture, design patterns, methodologies and best practices

Extra points for experience with:          

  • Creating web-services/APIs (We use Tastypie extensively)
  • iPhone app development / Swift
  • DevOps (deployment automation, cloud management, etc..)
  • Machine Learning (we have a descriptive search/recommendation engine that find covers of songs on Youtube)
  • Work in the amazing loft offices of Downtown Music Publishing in SoHo
  • Full health insurance benefits, 401k with matching
  • Free CitiBike Membership
  • Volunteer Hours
  • All the hardware you need
  • Opportunity to attend relevant tech conferences (e.g. PyCon, DjangoCon)
  • Invitations from partners and clients to attend shows / events
  • Regular happy hours, speaker series in our conference space

About Songtrust:

Songtrust provides a technology platform for royalty collection services. Our industry-leading online solutions help songwriters, artists, managers, labels, and publishers simplify music rights management including the administration of music publishing assets, performing rights, and digital licensing.

If you’d like to join the Songtrust team, send your resume / GitHub to

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