Python / Django Engineer

Songtrust is seeking talented software developers 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 100k songwriters(more than the 3 major publishers combined!) get their money from places like Spotify, Apple Music, TV, Radio, and even bars and grills.



  • 1-5+ years  working on production web applications
  • 2-5+ years of engineering experience
  • 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.

Some things we use:

    • Python, Django, Tastypie
    • AWS (ec2, RDS, etc), Fab, Docker
    • Github, JIRA, CircleCI, Selenium, Agile
    • Postgres, EMR, Celery
    • Javascript (we have our own JS SDK that we share with partners and dogfood), Backbone

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

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