Company: Grooveshark

General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Gainesville, FL

Seeking a full time Systems Engineer interested in working on Grooveshark's backend infrastructure(hardware and software systems and services ) - serious stuff! You'll work with a team of other engineers to enhance and maintain the underlying infrastructure that power Grooveshark. Sound fun?
At Grooveshark, we believe everyone should have access to the music they love. You will be joining a dedicated, energetic team of people who are looking to change the face of the music industry and who wholeheartedly support open music. We want passionate individuals who believe in our mission and who will contribute new and creative solutions to our cause.
The Job:

  • Contribute to the design, implementation, and management of all the underlying data stores, application services, queues, and custom-written subsystems being utilized at Grooveshark.
  • Align performance and scalability requirements for new product development projects within the capabilities of our infrastructure.
  • Monitor and forecast the performance of our infrastructure and prevent any bottlenecks from occurring by expanding capacity, optimizing code, and scaling service architectures.
  • Serve in an on-call rotation as a tier two contact for any service incidents.

The Person:

  • Experience writing high concurrency code.
  • Substantial experience in developing and debugging in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Go, Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, and Erlang.
  • Substantial experience with one or more of the following projects: Memcache, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, Hadoop, Nginx, Varnish, and Chef.

Bonus Points:

  • Well read in software engineering practices.
  • Experience working on large scale systems with high volume of traffic.
  • Useful contributions to the open source community.
  • Laser Tag enthusiast.

The Perks:

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Stock Options
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Sound Bites Cafe - Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner for free at Grooveshark’s in-house restaurant. Vegetarian and Vegan options available
  • Laundry Services - Free drop off laundry and drycleaning
  • In-House Masseuse - Melt your stress away with free onsite massages.
  • Free Haircuts
  • Private Artist Sessions - From the smallest local bands, to the biggest main stage names, we like to bring artists to the office to show them what Grooveshark is REALLY all about!
  • Tickets to shows, concerts and events
  • Recreation Space - When you’re ready to take a break from your busy work day you'll find a full jam room, a video game room containing every console you could ever want, an analog game room with all sorts of board games, ping pong, a bean bag pit, and much more!
  • Shark+ Deals - In an effort to support local businesses and reward our employees, Grooveshark has teamed up with companies all around Gainesville to offer discounts at many different types of establishments

How to Apply: