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Software Engineer - Last.fm - hybrid working model

1400

London, GB

Technology
London
Full-Time

Unleash your potential in a place you belong!

 

Come and join a culture where content, people and ideas merge. An exciting and open place where your talents can truly thrive. Ready? This could be the start of something special.

 

At ViacomCBS, we have an iconic portfolio of brands, like Paramount, MTV, Nickelodeon, and many more - but it’s our employees that make it unique. You could be the next addition to our incredible team.

 

Is this the role for you?

 

You’ll be joining 10 hardworking developers on the Last.fm software engineering team, which is responsible for building and maintaining the last.fm website and all of the services and jobs which power it.

 

  • Using Java and Python, you will be responsible for building and maintaining a variety of services which underpin Last.fm’s website, API, apps and infrastructure.
  • You will work closely with other developers and product managers and be encouraged to influence the development of the product by providing input into the architecture of the software and our data pipelines we build.
  • You will be responsible for helping to maintain a development path that keeps us true to our principles and ensuring we scope, define and deliver a world-class product which provides a conscientious and consistently good experience for end-users.

 

What will you be doing?

 

  • Rolling out new data insights and visualisations for personalised listening reports (current example https://www.last.fm/user/last.hq/listening-report/year/2019)
  • Developing new technology solutions to enable users to delve into their listening history
  • Real-time listening and trending stats for artists and individual tracks
  • Development of a new public-facing API for use by partners, enthusiasts and our own applications.
  • Improving our integrations with Spotify, Apple Music and other key partners.

 

What are we looking for?

 

  • Experience with software engineering standard methodologies (Git, CI/CD, Unit Testing)
  • Experience crafting solutions with distributed systems
  • Years experience with Java and/or Python in an Agile team
  • Computer Science degree level knowledge of Algorithms, Data Structures.
  • Experience with any of the following: Maven, Spring/SpringBoot, Tornado,Bash, Docker, Redis, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Spark/DataProc, Hadoop, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Cassandra, NodeJS, Scala
  • Worked with AWSor Google Cloud
  • Knowledge of statistical methods or experience with data science techniques such as collaborative filtering, cosine similarity or machine learning.

 

Everything else!

 

We offer an inclusive environment where you can really be yourself and find your niche. You’ll get to work alongside streaming platforms you can be proud of, with content that touches millions of lives. Plus, you can learn about the things we’re doing to make the industry more sustainable, and enjoy lots of perks:

 

  • A monthly streaming fund
  • All the health and financial benefits you’d expect, and some you wouldn’t
  • Flexibility to own the way you work
  • Mental health activities and support
  • All manner of BBQs, socials and events

 

What are you waiting for? Put in your application!

 

Our Values

 

Our values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.

 

Optimism & Determination

 

We share a positive belief that we can navigate and thrive in the landscape ahead.

 

Inclusivity & Collaboration

 

We Embrace new and divers voices, act with care and work together to capture opportunities and manager through challenges.

 

Agility & Adaptability

 

We think entrepreneurially, are resilient in change and move quickly to anticipate and create what’s next.

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and we take our responsibility in safeguarding children and adults seriously. We work hard to ensure that everyone with whom we engage receive equal protection from all types of harm or abuse, regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity; an obligation we take very seriously.

To ensure, we are an exemplar in the field of safeguarding individuals, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria of the role applied for and for those who are successful in receiving an offer for roles that interact with children, completed background checks will be required prior to joining. Should you need any support during the recruitment process, please advise your recruiter or email UK.recruitment@vimn.com where we will support your request as suitably possible.

Additionally, we are proud to partner with a number of incredible communities and if you have a disability or a long-term condition (including hidden conditions such as mental health, autism, dyslexia, etc) that would need an adjustment; either in the application process, the interview process, the onboarding process or day to day, our amazing partner Evenbreak can provide additional help and advice to disabled candidates who may be interested in our vacancies. Find out more at https://hive.evenbreak.co.uk