The Orchard is looking for a Software Engineer to join our development team.

What You'll Do

  • Work with a cross-functional team to build products that empower artists and record labels across the globe
  • Contribute to all tiers of our architecture to produce high quality, robust user experiences
  • Write clean, tested, maintainable code
  • Work closely with product management to understand client requirements
  • Design, communicate and execute a vision in collaboration with your team and other teams across the technology organization
  • Participate in re-architecture, refinement and technical design of various systems
  • Mentor more junior engineers and contribute to a culture of continuous learning

Who You Are

  • Experience architecting and leading implementation of complex systems
  • Experience with a scripting language (we use Python and JavaScript)
  • Experience building complex frontend applications (we use Typescript, React, and GraphQL)
  • Experience with various database technologies and query language (we use Neo4j, Kafka, MySQL, Snowflake, Elasticsearch, and more)
  • Familiar with low-latency techniques to help improve page load time and reliability
  • Should be comfortable with microservices and communication over HTTP
  • Comfortable with AWS Cloud technologies
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests
  • Experience working in an agile team

The Ideal Candidate

  • Can mobilize teams around a vision and help lead execution of that vision
  • Experience using log analysis to investigate bugs and performance issues
  • Experience with data modelling and schema design of real world use cases
  • Defines best practices and standards within the team and helps build tooling to make those easy to follow
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Experience optimising tables, schemas and data structures
  • Ability to determine sensible KPIs and optimise against them

What We Offer You

  • An opportunity to influence music on a global stage
  • A modern, diverse and creative work environment
  • An investment in your learning & development

About The Orchard

The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. With a comprehensive artist & label services offering including full-service marketing, sync licensing, comprehensive 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, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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