Sony Music Entertainment

  • Software Engineer

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/4/2019 12:45 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Orchard is a leading independent music, film and video distribution company distributing music from artists such as Ozuna, G Herbo, and Nina Nesbitt as well as acclaimed movies like The Dawn Wall, Bart Layton’s American Animals, and Oscar-nominated films Life, Animated and Cartel Land. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners 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 team. 


    • 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 leading music, film and video distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. With a comprehensive artist & label services offering including full-service marketing, sync licensing, video services, transparent data analysis, advertising, rights management, digital and physical distribution and more, The Orchard empowers creators and businesses to grow and adapt in the dynamic global industry. For further information, visit


    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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