Backend Developer

  • Company:
    Create Music Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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Job Description

Backend Developer – Downtown Vancouver (BC)

Vancouver, BC | Full Time | Tech Team





Working with our 25+ person team will give you the opportunity to tackle fun new challenges while making a big impact in a collaborative and culture driven environment.  Our Vancouver Team is passionate about building tools that advance the music industry to modernize the way artists create, distribute, and get paid.



We are Create Music Group, one of the fastest growing music technology companies in the entertainment industry. We monetize over 8 billion monthly music streams and are currently one of the largest music rights holders in the world. We operate a number of different services out of our 22,000 sq ft HQ in the heart of Hollywood, Los Angeles (US) including: music distribution, music publishing, YouTube monetization, artist development, brand development, and production. Check us out at


We collaborate with some of the most influential personalities and musicians including Future, Migos; Marshmello, Porter Robinson, Dillon Francis, Don Diablo; Young Thug, Trippie Redd, Soulja Boy; Jacob Sartorius, and others. We are at the forefront of the entertainment industry and looking for someone to join us and to become a part of the Create family. 




Create Music Group Official Website


How Create Music Group Found $60 Million in Unclaimed Revenue for Artists and Labels in Three Years


How This Startup is Finding Millions in Unclaimed Youtube Revenue for Artists and Labels


Create Music Group Now Offering Clients Daily Youtube, Apple Music/iTunes & Spotify Revenue Reports




  • An appreciator of music and the digital age of tech/entertainment

  • Passionate about working for data

  • Well versed in Agile methodology

  • Able to communicate effectively whether in-person or electronically

  • Willing to extend your expertise  as needed



  • 3+ years of building and consuming APIs 

  • 3+ years proficiency with the following languages: PHP, Node.js (Javascript) within an MVC Framework (Laravel, Symfony)

  • 3+ years proficiency with SQL (such as MySQL and PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB)

  • Experience of database architecture and raw query writing

  • Proficiency with version control (Git) and building scalable applications



  • Experience with modern front-end frameworks such as React or Angular 2+

  • Familiarity with regression/acceptance testing

  • Active experience with front-end development in a production environment and solid understanding of HTML, CSS, JS and their interactions

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (services such as BigQuery) and AWS (services like ElasticSearch)

  • Understanding of Automated Content Recognition

  • Experience with Postman (or related), Bitbucket and Jira

  • Experience with Docker.



  • Develop and maintain highly scalable systems

  • Interact with a variety of internal endpoints via APIs

  • Architect new services to co-exist in a large microservice based ecosystem

  • Write unit tests



  • Salary: $70,000 to $90,000 CAD

  • 15 Days Paid Vacation

  • 5 Days Paid Sick Leave

  • Comprehensive Health and Dental Insurance



  • Fun office in downtown Vancouver, featuring open-plan work environments

  • Communal snacks and all the coffee or tea you could ever want

  • Weekly catered lunches at the office

  • Potential travel to our LA Headquarters to meet the rest of our team

  • Awesome social events and activities every month

  • Super dog-friendly office!



Our team in Vancouver is the heart of Create Music Group’s technology!  We commit to building a community where our employees are valued for their contributions and perspectives.  You will be working with a team where the impact of what you do really matters.  While we are extremely hardworking and focused, Create Music Group also believes in a healthy work/life balance. You can find us hanging out in our common areas where we play video games, challenge each other to a game of pong, or lounging with our friendly office dogs!  Our high-energy culture is a great place for personal growth and career success.  If you are motivated, have a positive attitude, enjoy challenges and want to be part of a growing team – then we want to hear from you!




Send us your resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should tell us who you are and why you would be the perfect fit for this position – and for our team! Link us anything else you want – your portfolio, website, socials, etc. 


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*** Only applications with a cover letter + resume will be accepted.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to excellence through diversity.