Sony Music Entertainment

  • Software Engineer

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Information Technology - Web Development
  • Overview

    The Orchard is an independent music and film distribution company distributing music from artists such as AWOLNATION, Kelsea Ballerini, and Skepta as well as films like Cannes Grand Prix Winner BPM (Beats Per Minute), and Sundance Jury Prize winner Dina, and The Hero. With our industry-leading technology and operations, we partner with companies of all sizes to make their music, films and videos available across hundreds of digital outlets and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.


    The Orchard is hiring a Software Engineer to join our NYC (East Village) office. 


    • Build amazingly crafted software and systems to provide our clients with a cutting-edge digital media management, delivery, and reporting/analytics suite.
    • Participate in ongoing Sony platforms integration efforts to deliver next generation, full service distribution products.
    • Collaborate with a talented team of engineers and designers.
    • Work with new technology and tools in a highly-collaborative, Agile environment.
    • Use industry standards and adopt new technologies to manage big data transformations and analysis.
    • Advocate for best schema designs to manage Orchard’s master data to ensure scalability and flexibility.


    • Full stack proficiency. We are polyglots, currently using Python, PHP and Ruby but open to the best tool for the job. Check out for a better idea of what we’re using.
    • Familiarity with design patterns.  Experience with microservices a plus.
    • Agile & results-focused.  Ability to work effectively on small, cross-functional teams following Agile development methodology (Kanban, Scrum).
    • Experience designing and implementing scalable ETLs.
    • Experience designing and consuming RESTful APIs.
    • Familiarity with relational databases and NoSQL databases.
    • Ability to implement XHTML/HTML5, CSS, and Javascript quickly and effectively.
    • Familiarity with AWS is a huge plus (DynamoDB, Redshift, SWF, Lambda).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Love for music and film a plus.


    The Orchard is a pioneering music, film and video distribution company operating in more than 30 global markets. With a holistic approach to sales and marketing combined with industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard amplifies reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, physical and mobile outlets around the world. The Orchard streamlines content owners' business complexity with an intuitive client dashboard, comprehensive rights management and tailored client support. Founded in 1997, The Orchard empowers businesses and creators in the entertainment industry. For further information, please


    The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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