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Data Scientist

Come join our team in New York City (TriBeCa)

Music Xray is seeking a Data Scientist to join our team. Individuals in this role are expected to be comfortable working as a software engineer and a quantitative researcher. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in the study of an online social network, and a passion for identifying and answering questions that help us build the best products.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a product engineering team to identify and answer important product questions
  • Answer product questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data
  • Communicate findings to product managers and engineers
  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
  • Analyze and interpret the results of product experiments
  • Develop best practices for instrumentation and experimentation and communicate those to product engineering teams

Requirements:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant technical field, or 4+ years experience in a relevant role
  • Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • A strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data
  • A flexible analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python or PHP
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as R, Matlab, or SAS
  • Experience working with large data sets, experience working with distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.)

VP of engineering to join our NYC-based team

Come join our team in New York City (TriBeCa)

Music Xray is seeking a highly-motivated generalist with a minimum of 5 years experience building large scale, highly-visible web applications.  Candidate must feel equally comfortable expressing technical concerns with the business development team as they do programming alongside other highly skilled engineers.  As Vice President of Engineering you will be responsible for all of Music Xray's product development activities.

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience implementing and maintaining a consumer facing web environment
  • Prior experience writing functional specs based on technical as well as business requirements
  • Experience in HTML5, Javascript, CSS
  • Conceptualize and build efficient, well-organized web applications
  • Work on all levels of the technical stack (front-end, back-end, and sysadmin)
  • Be familiar with trends in web design and technologies
  • Rapidly solve problems and bugs
  • Familiarity with relational and NoSql databases
  • Knowledge of TDD, BDD
  • A proven ability to learn and adapt to new, complex development environments
  • Superb analytical skills, self directed, excellent communication skills with engineers and non-engineers, strong team ethic, and pays close attention to details
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

Technologies we use
You will not be required to be an expert in the following technologies on day one, but you will be expected to learn them quickly.

  • Ruby
  • jQuery
  • Ruby On Rails
  • Twitter bootstrap
  • Solr for search
  • Resque for background jobs
  • Rightscale for deployment
  • Amazon Web Services

Interested candidates should send an email with their resumes and cover letter to Joseph Sunder (joseph@musicxray.com)

Music Xray is Seeking Interns!

Come join our team in New York City (TriBeCa)

Our Music Tech Startup, Music Xray, is seeking smart, music centric individuals to come learn the A&R ropes with our team in TriBeCa. We're looking for fun, energetic, music minded individuals who are passionate and curious about learning the A&R process and working at a music tech start-up. The internship will involve online elements of A&R, Networking, and Music Marketing. Interns should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, be self-starters and have excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills. Interns should also be computer literate (Mac savvy and familiar with online social platforms). Being a musician, playing in a band and knowing the local music scene are big plusses. Having previously interned at a start-up is also a plus.

You will be working closely with the business development team and therefore getting a more hands on and interactive experience. As an intern, you will see how MusicXray manages a large community of musicians and deals with user issues as well as facilitating dealings and relationships between musicians and industry professionals.

Must be currently enrolled in a College or University (recent grads also accepted)

Music Xray (http://www.musicxray.com) is a quickly growing web-based platform that is focused on facilitating a more efficient, lower cost, and less risky A&R process. Our growing platform enables the industry to open the doors of opportunity to musicians and songwriters everywhere and to harness the most powerful tools ever built specifically for those who conduct A&R. We help musicians and songwriters get deals and to get feedback from professionals who want to help them succeed. We help them access the gatekeepers in a way that makes it rewarding for both parties.

For College Credit only and some extra perks! Requested Availability: 2-3 days/week

Interested candidates should send an email with their resumes and cover letter to Joseph Sunder (joseph@musicxray.com)