Ruby Developer

at Sofar Sounds in London

BRINGING THE MAGIC BACK TO LIVE MUSIC


Sofar is a Global Music Community, hosting secret intimate living room gigs in over 150 cities, across dozens of countries and cultures. We are a global community of music lovers, dedicated to transforming the way live music is experienced and discovered, offline and on. Our office is based in Shoreditch, London.


Watch a short video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJr5RTYdon8


Explore a few videos on our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/sofarsounds


ROLE


We are looking to add a Ruby developer to our development team, who shares our passion for new music, works well in a startup environment, and wants to be part of a worldwide community that is already making music history.


You will work with Sofar’s in-house team in creating, iterating and managing:


  • Our events management platform – delivering an excellent end-to-end attendee experience, from the moment they first encounter our content, to applying and attending shows across different channels and devices,
  • Our public website – content pages & feeds, features for visitors and members, hubs around individual cities.
  • A suite of additional products and tools to build deeper engagement.

  1. YOU WILL HAVE RESPONSIBILITY FOR:

  • Architecting key engineering components to support growth and serve our global music community.
  • Improve product quality by leading and applying technical standards, methodologies, and increasing test code coverage.
  • Supporting our other developers with process, framework and design pattern knowledge.

This is your opportunity to carve out a critical role within one of the UK’s most exciting music startups, funded by top VCs Octopus, Index, and Virgin.


TECH STACK & APPROACH


We’re a small, focussed team. We use Heroku, AWS and a suite of SaaS tools to do big things.


Huge fans of Agile and Lean Startup methodologies, our iteration cycle is fast, our process improving all the time. We discuss, plan, build, measure and learn constantly – this is Lean from the trenches!


COMPANY CULTURE


People who join Sofar Sounds have an excitement and energy about our work. Being committed to crafting a magical experience for performers and fans alike should inspire you, and this reflected in the way you work.


Because we are keen to grow swiftly helping more musicians in more cities, we expect people to get things done efficiently – and to dive into help others whether a specific task is their ‘role’ or not. Also to learn from – and make changes as a result of – feedback from one another and our community.


You will be an efficient and upbeat self-starter (this is a start-up featuring people who get things done with no moaning / are super passionate), and needs to ‘live’ the Sofar experience whilst understanding and sharing in our vision for discovering great new music.


WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?


People who join Sofar Sounds have an excitement and energy about our work. Being committed to crafting a magical experience for performers and fans alike should inspire you, and this reflected in the way you work.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


HOW TO APPLY


You should email jobs@sofarsounds.com with a cover letter and links to the following: Personal website, CV, your profile on LinkedIn, Github, StackOverflow (if applicable).


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Published at 05 Apr 2017
Expires on 05 Jun 2017
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