Sr. Backend Engineer, Platform at Splice (Remote)

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The Role: 

The Splice Platform Team works to improve the overall developer experience at Splice. We guide and introduce changes to system architecture, and we work collaboratively across all of Splice Engineering to help make engineers’ lives easier and help Splice move faster.

As a Software Engineer on the Platform Team, you’ll work closely with Engineering, Data, and Product Management to deliver value to artists through improvements to Splice’s Technology stack. You'll have the opportunity to shape the creative flow of musicians while working with multi-talented, creative and inclusive teammates.

Why Splice?

Music starts at Splice. Splice is cultivating the essential ecosystem for music creation with innovative audio products that inspire and enable artists. With sounds, skills and connected instruments - Splice is meeting the needs of a new generation of musicians and creators, alongside a diverse and trusted library of over 2 million pre-cleared samples. Splice is a global community of producers, innovators and musicians, offering creative solutions for creative challenges. 

Our culture is our community; we hold ourselves and each other accountable as we work to continuously improve, navigate uncharted territory and change the industry for the better. As artist advocates we seek out diversity in who we hire, represent and how we collaborate, to ensure a more inclusive and open minded reality with access and freedom for all.

What you’ll do?

  • You will shape how Splice builds features and scales out to new customers by guiding changes to system architecture and design.
  • You will help establish best Engineering practices and work with all of Engineering to adopt those practices.
  • You will work closely with Site Reliability Engineering and Quality Assurance to collectively execute on our roadmaps.
  • You will help coordinate cross-team commitments in order to drive value for customers quickly and sustainably.
  • You will participate in supporting Splice systems by joining your Team’s on-call rotation and actively engaging with ongoing incidents as needed.
  • You will engage engineers across our organization to support a culture of collaboration and inclusion through mentorship, respectful code review, and dedication to quality. 

What we're looking for?

  • You have strong experience with cloud service providers such as AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  • You have at least 4 years experience programming in Golang or another strongly typed multithreaded language (Golang highly preferred).
  • You have experience evaluating and guiding system architecture and design.
  • You communicate early, clearly and effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • You have a product-focused mindset. Our Team works together to solve real problems for artists. You’re eager to go deep with partners in Data, Design, Product, and Content.
  • You have a bias towards action and experimentation, and you get excited about data and using it to make technical decisions.
  • You are comfortable working across technical stacks.

Nice to haves

  • Experience with AWS, MySQL, and ECS
  • Experience working with GraphQL
  • Experience working with RPC frameworks
  • Understanding of Accelerate metrics and how they affect overall Engineering velocity
  • Experience working with remote people and remote teams

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Splice is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • AngularLibraries
    • JestFrameworks
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Frameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • ElasticSearchDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • SegmentAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • Google DriveManagement
    • Google DocsManagement
    • Google SlidesManagement
    • ShortcutManagement
    • LaunchdarklyManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • Custom catalogCMS
    • BrazeCRM
    • BrazeEmail

What are Splice Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
You determine your projected expenses for the Plan Year and then elect to set aside a portion of each paycheck into your FSA, including dependent day care and healthcare FSA plans.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Splice pays up to 80% of monthly premiums for medical for Employees. In addition, Splice funds up to 50% of monthly premiums for dental coverage for spouse, dependent and domestic partner.
Vision Benefits
Splice pays up to 80% of monthly premiums for medical for Employees. In addition, Splice funds up to 50% of monthly premiums for vision coverage for spouse, dependent and domestic partner.
Health Insurance Benefits
Splice pays up to 85% of monthly premiums for medical for Employees. In addition, Splice funds up to 85% of monthly premiums for medical coverage for spouse, dependent and domestic partner.
Life Insurance
Splice pays 100% for basic life insurance coverage valued at $20,000, which includes an equal amount of AD&D coverage.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Splice offers a 401(k) retirement plan in which you may make voluntary pre-tax contributions toward your retirement, with 4% company matching and immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
Splice offers stock options through its employee profit sharing program, including vesting over a four-year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Splice offers up to 12 weeks of paid leave to Primary Caregivers and up to 6 weeks of paid leave to Secondary Caregivers.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
At Splice, we care less about your fashion choices as we do about you and the quality of your work, which is why we have a casual dress code - jeans, sneakers, t-shirts, etc. are okay to wear to work.
Commuter Benefits
The commuter benefit plan allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible commuting costs, such as expenses for parking, public transit and alternative forms of transportation.
Stocked Kitchen
Splice has two fully stocked kitchens including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea, Kombucha and cold brew on tap, and two Bevi machines for all the flavored sparkling and still water you can drink.
Some Meals Provided
We like to celebrate occasions, so whether its an employee's first day, birthday, or work anniversary, we typically celebrate with food!
Pet Friendly
As Splice has a lot of pet owners, we allow employees to bring their dogs to the office. Since we're still pretty small though, we do have a sign-up schedule so things don't get too rowdy.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees

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