Jobs | Jamendo Music

SENIOR BACKEND ENGINEER (Php & Infra)


About Jamendo


Jamendo is the world’s largest platform of royalty-free music. We provide free unlimited streaming and downloads to music enthusiasts, and offer a very convenient licensing solution to professionals who need music for commercial use (licensing.jamendo.com). Finally, we provide exposure and a unique way to make money for independent artists. Our philosophy? Win-win!

Jamendo’s work environment is very dynamic. The team is young, motivated and has the same vision about music: it is meant to be shared freely, without any limit.


Your mission at Jamendo


Joining a team of super-hero frontend and backend developers / designer / devops and working with a rich technology stack, you will be working on products backend and system infrastructure. You will contribute to the code of www.jamendo.com, licensing.jamendo.com, developer.jamendo.com, and other websites or mobile apps, bringing your skills, knowledge and recommendations.

You can expect from Jamendo the possibility of growing your current skills and learning plenty of interesting programming technologies, frameworks, techniques, database technologies, architecture patterns, devops practices and product life-cycle. Jamendo expects from you a significative and constructive contribution in all of these domains, resulting in an always-better product and code, which will keep feeding and enabling our growth. You will be responsible of the code engineering of our Php backend and you will play a protagonist role in system design, targeting scalability, reliability and performance.

Depending on your interests, ambitions and skills, we will absolutely welcome and enable your contribution also in the domain of data engineering (Python ETL), devops, frontend development and Node.js backend development. This is a fantastic opportunity and you can start it from tomorrow!


Your profile


  • At least 3 years of working experience as a web developer, with focus especially on Php
  • BSc or MSc in computer science is not required but strongly preferable
  • You are a master of OOP and programming design patterns
  • You have an excellent experience with at least one Php MVC framework, preferably Zend.
  • You can write, interpret and debug/optimize complex SQL queries (we use MySql / MariaDb)
  • You have very good knowledge of web protocols, architectures and techniques: Http protocol, formatting languages (Css, Sass), SEO meta and micro data, Sql and NoSql databases, caching techniques, Ssl, Rest, etc
  • System design is one of your best skills. Scalability and fault tolerance are not utopia and you know how to get that!
  • You like high quality code, high quality products and high quality processes, and you like to work for assuring that to be so good!
  • Optional, but playing a significant bonus: Python, ElasticSearch, Solr, Redis, MongoDb, Node, TypeScript, mobile development
  • You love to work in team, and you can lead projects responsibility and successfully
  • You love music and music products
  • You can speak English and/or French