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Lead Software Engineer

Job Description:

TuneCore Engineering develops web applications supporting our talented customers and internal operations.  As a Lead Software Engineer, you will lead a small engineering team building experiences that benefit our core business and end-users in the music space.  You will interact with internal stakeholders, product managers as part of requirement gathering and issue diagnosis.

We’re looking for an engineer to help drive the evolution of our web platform under the leadership of a technical lead.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in object oriented and functional software architecture, have experience leading teams, be an excellent communicator, and will work very well in a collaborative agile environment.


  • Cultivate expertise in the team’s subject matter, including its framework, CMS, and other supporting technology components
  • Write clean, well-tested, reusable code
  • Engage in technical design & code reviews
  • Design and create relational database schemas
  • Proactive passion for solving business problems with automation
  • Maintain existing application platforms, and look for opportunities to improve them
  • Keep abreast of new technologies, and be willing to present them to the technical staff
  • Mentor and teach, learn and be mentored
  • Contribute to a dynamic environment of collaboration
  • Bring an ethos of craft to your code
  • Believe in quality as a first level concern
  • Support training and documentation as it relates to projects and code
  • Assist in task delegation when required
  • Ensure that the team is managing and delivering their tasks effectively within sprints
  • Act as the primary liaison with the Product Owner, Project Managers and design teams within projects
  • Experience joy when debating the pros and cons of Cloud Computing, Virtualization, MVC frameworks, NoSQL Databases, Agile Development, The UNIX Way, MIT Open Source License, RESTful APIs


  • BS or BA degree, or higher
  • Must have more than 6 years of experience working with web application development technologies – Javascript frameworks (React/Node), Ruby on Rails, Sinatra and deep understanding of the underlying technologies
  • Demonstrated experience working with relational databases (write, optimize and troubleshoot complex SQL queries)
  • Demonstrated System Design experience and ability to question validity of current solutions
  • Comfortable translating Business and Design requirements into working/efficient/modern HTML/DOM and CSS
  • Familiarity with agile development practices
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix environments and scripting in those environments
  • Strong communication skills & attention to detail with ability to interact with stakeholders and vendors
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Mobile web development experience
  • Comfortable with Git and Github
  • Experience building and maintaining high volume multi-tier website applications in a team leadership capacity
  • Hands-on experience in DevOps (AWS, Docker, Redis, etc)
  • NOSQL, GraphQL experience is a plus
  • Background in Python is a plus

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