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Warner Music Group Platform Engineer, Songkick in London, United Kingdom

Platform Engineer, Songkick

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Platform Engineer, Songkick

Songkick is the great live music startup. Since 2007, we’ve set about making it as easy, fun and fair as possible for you to see your favourite artists live. With 9 million event listings, more than 150 million music fans across the globe use Songkick to track their favourite artists, discover awesome concerts and never ever miss out.

At Songkick we’re dedicated to making sure you never miss your favourite artist live. This means building applications to understand what’s happening in the live music industry; to allow fans to track artists and purchase concert tickets, to allow artists to engage with their fans; to allow our amazing team to make all of this a reality, and much more.


We’re looking for a Platform Engineer to join our technology team. You will work in the Platform team who work alongside the data and product teams to deliver great experiences to our fans and artists. As an engineer in the Platform team you will ensure that our highly scalable website, mobile apps, large scale music data ingestion engines are running smoothly as well as supporting new product initiatives and incorporating new technologies and services to support our internal teams.


● Working in collaboration with data and product teams.

● Working across GCP, AWS, K8s, Prometheus, Terraform, and cloud native technologies ● Deploying Infrastructure as code, writing short scripts, assist in monitoring and improving efficiency

● Collaborating on technology and security


● 3+ years experience as a DevOps/Platform/Infrastructure Engineer in a Cloud first environment.

● Experience deploying and supporting infrastructure on k8s

● Experience collaborating and supporting development teams

● Excited to support new technologies and search for new and interesting solutions.

● Ability to work in an agile manner, desire to learn, understand how infrastructure supports delivering value to end users.


● Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GKE, GCE, CloudSQL, BigQuery)

● Experience with Terraform, K8s, Monitoring and Alerting

● A love of live music


Community - Culture Club, Songchicks, Quarterly team socials, weekly team lunches, fresh grocery shops

Health & Wellbeing - Private medical & dental insurance, Mental health first aiders, wellbeing coaching, employee assistance programme, Gymflex, GP appointments

Learning & Development - Regular knowledge sharing workshops such as Code Club, Outside In, Show & Tell, Career Progression frameworks,

Holiday & Flexible Working - 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, flexible working hours, 20 days work from anywhere days a year, WFH allowance,


We’ve always put fans first. We’re a small, fast-moving team packed to the brim with digital expertise, committed to solving real problems for our users. Live music is for everyone, and we work hard to empower our community, add meaningful value and cut out the BS along the way.

We do our best work when we’re happy, respectful and relaxed. Our values and work ethic have got us far, and as we grow we’ll never shake that small startup feel. Four years ago we became part of the Warner Music Group family, opening up epic new realms of opportunities to bring fans and artists closer together.

Songkick is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity through attracting and retaining a diverse team of employees and creating an inclusive environment for all.

You can read more about who we are, how we work and what we’re building over on our technology blog.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religion or belief, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or any other characteristic protected by law.