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Jr. Software Developer

New York, NY

We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship.


We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries.


We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

 

How we LEAD:

We are currently seeking a Jr. Software Developer to join our Content Protection department. In this vital role, you will develop innovative software solutions to support our team's efforts in safeguarding digital content against unauthorized access and distribution.


You will be at the forefront of designing, implementing, and managing systems that ensure the integrity and security of content across various platforms. Collaboration with cross-functional teams will be pivotal to devise strategies that enhance our content protection measures.


This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the protection of digital content in a dynamic and challenging environment. If you are passionate about software development and content security, we would love to hear from you.


How you’ll CREATE:

  • Design and develop secure, scalable, and maintainable software solutions.
  • Collaborate with the Content Protection team to understand requirements and implement effective security measures.
  • Utilize Python3, SQL (PostgreSQL), JavaScript, HTML5/CSS3 to build and optimize applications.
  • Engage in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to ensure successful project outcomes.
  • Implement and manage database operations, including CRUD functions, to support application needs.
  • Contribute to the development and integration of APIs, ensuring seamless data exchange between systems.
  • Maintain and enhance existing software solutions, ensuring they meet evolving security standards.
  • Participate in code reviews, maintaining high standards of code quality and system reliability.


Bring your VIBE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.
  • Open to recent college graduates with an applicable Bachelor's or Master's degree.
  • Proficient in Python3, with a strong understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Experience with SQL (PostgreSQL), including designing and managing databases.
  • Solid foundation in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 for front-end development.
  • Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience with Retool front-end software for rapid UI prototyping.
  • Experience using Jira for project tracking.
  • Data science experience and its methodologies.
  • Knowledge of web scraping/crawler technologies, and ETL/ELT processes.
  • Familiarity with RESTful API development and integration.
  • Understanding of security principles and their application in software development and a familiarity with security frameworks like OWASP.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Proficiency in Git/GitHub for version control.
  • Experience with Bash scripting in Linux environments.
  • Exposure to cloud services (primarily AWS, and Azure, Google Cloud experience are nice to haves) and containerization technologies (Kubernetes).
  • Understanding of data formats (CSV, JSON, Excel) and their manipulation.


Perks Playlist:

  • Be part of an entrepreneurial, global organization that values authenticity, drive, creativity, relationships, and a competitive spirit
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and FSA options, as well as:
  • 100% coverage for out-patient mental health services
  • Wellbeing reimbursements for fitness classes, spa treatments, meal services, travel, and so much more (up to $720/year)
  • A lifetime fertility support allowance of $30,000 to plan participants
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 100% immediately vested 401(k) match on the first 5% of your contribution on eligible compensation
  • Variety of ways to prioritize much-needed time away from work including:
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) for exempt employees
  • 3-weeks PTO for non-exempt employees
  • 2-weeks paid Winter Break
  • 10 Company Holidays (including Juneteenth and Wellbeing Day)
  • Summer Fridays (between Memorial Day and Labor Day)
  • Generous paid parental leave for every type of parent


Check out our full overview of benefits on the Perks Playlist page of the career site.


Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.


Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer


We are an E-Verify employer in Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah.


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Salary Range:

$55,665 - $75,050


The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. All candidates are encouraged to apply.

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