Content & Copyright Backend Software Developer


Musixmatch is the leading songs lyrics destination for mobile and connected device featuring the world’s largest and official lyrics catalogue. Musixmatch is the preferred partner of +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.

For our Content & Copyright team we're currently looking for a Software Developer.

The Content & Copyright team is responsible for Musixmatch vast music collection. The team operates collecting recording catalogues and publishing rights from music publishers and making it available to the users.

To achieve this the team builds and ships huge metadata indices to live production services, processing thousands of new albums each day, develops and maintains automatic processes for data enrichment and enhancements as well as administrative tools.

As part of the content team you will have a chance to work on the ingestion pipeline, something we are very proud in the team. The goal is to improve scalability as well as speed and reliability.

The Content & Copyright team is located in Bologna, Italy.


  • Design, develop and maintain services for the content system, with focus on efficiency, scalability and stability
  • Code using primarily Perl/PHP
  • Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
  • Maintain and improve overall quality of the catalog
  • Integrate with content suppliers
  • Work in a small agile team


  • You are fluent in more than one programming language (preferably Perl, PHP or Python)
  • You have experience with *nix system
  • You have extensive experience with relational databases and/or key-value stores
  • You are comfortable with processing and analysing large data sets - experience with Hadoop and MapReduce is a plus
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent is a plus
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