1. Do you happen to be a PHP Developer that loves music, a laid back environment, and delicious food?

    Grooveshark is on the hunt for a PHP Developer located in the United States that is willing to head over to our headquarters in Gainesville, Fla.!

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Maintain existing PHP code and API.
    • Create new features and improve upon existing ones.
    • Improve on the speed, cleanliness, and security of existing code.
    • Identify and eliminate bottlenecks.
    • Write and optimize queries for high concurrency workloads (SQL, MongoDB, etc.)
    • Identify and implement new technologies and strategies for scaling purposes.

    Who doesn’t love perks? The perks of working at Grooveshark include (but are not limited to):

    • Flexible work schedule.
    • Health and Dental Insurance.
    • In-house chef providing free meals everyday (including vegetarian.)
    • Free laundry service.
    • Tickets to shows, concerts, and events.
    • Collaborative, open office environment.
    • Participate in Grooveshark Challenges to create new features and win prizes.

    Click here to learn more about Grooveshark, the full job description, responsibilities, skills and requirements, bonus points, and perks! We’d love to meet you so apply here today!


  2. Grooveshark is looking for talented Front End Web Developers to work on Grooveshark’s Creative Team. Specifically, we’re seeking people with advanced HTML/CSS experience and a serious appreciation for user interfaces and user experience in general. In a nutshell, you must be the Daywalker of the Development and Design worlds. 

    Requirements:

    • Expert level experience with HTML/CSS.
    • Must have a strong portfolio.
    • Must be comfortable working with designs (with a strong appreciation for aesthetics).
    • Can flourish in an “outside of the box” startup environment.
    • If asked if you were a designer or developer, you’d say “both.”
    • Must take pride in pixel-perfect precision.

     Responsibilities:

    • Work with the Creative team to convert designs from PSD/PNG to HTML/CSS

     Perks include:

    • An in-house chef that cooks three meals a day (we foot the bill and there’s always a vegetarian alternative).
    • Frequent company outings to get to know your coworkers.
    • A focus on “out of the box” thinking. Spend 20% of your time working on an exciting project outside of your job description.
    • The ability to do what you love in an environment that fosters your strengths.

      *Applicants must be located within the United States and be willing to relocate. 

    Please submit cover letter and portfolio along with resume to careers@grooveshark.com 

    For more info head to www.grooveshark.com/careers.


  3. Grooveshark is hiring! We’re looking for talented Web Developers, Designers, JavaScript Developers and Engineers. If this sounds like you, read on for more details!

    Grooveshark is on the hunt for an incredible Big Data Engineer

    • Responsible for pioneering our huge data software infrastructure that will run on large data centers
    • Must be familiar with hadoop, hive and hbase
    • Should have olap experience and be able to program in Java

    Grooveshark is seeking a fantastic Machine Learning Specialist

    • Responsible for designing algorithms and implementations for predicting data and making machine-aided decisions
    • Will need to take knowledge of individual user qualities (personality, culture, lifestyle) and find users that likely have similar qualities based on listener habits.

    Grooveshark is looking for a stellar Backend Programmer

    • Responsible for designing the fronted API’s that expose our data
    • Prefer someone who has worked with or written API’s extensively in the past
    • Must have experience with PHP, mysql, etc.
    • Experience with rest API’s and hadoop is a big plus!

    To apply for a position above, please email paul.nickerson@grooveshark.com


    Grooveshark is seeking awesome PHP developers.

    Responsibilities:

    Maintaining existing backend code & APIs, creating new features and improving existing ones
    Writing good, clean, fast, secure code on tight deadlines
    Identifying and eliminating bottlenecks
    Writing & optimizing queries for high-concurrency workloads in SQL, MongoDB, memcached,etc
    Identifying and implementing new technologies and strategies to help us scale to the next level

    Grooveshark is looking for a hardcore JavaScript developer.

    Responsibilities:

    Maintaining existing client-side code, creating new features and improving existing ones
    Writing good, clean, fast, secure code on tight deadlines
    Ensuring that client architecture is performant without sacrificing maintainability and flexible enough for rapid feature changes
    Striking a balance between optimizing client performance versus minimizing load on the backend
    Integration of third-party APIs

    Grooveshark is seeking awesome web developer/designers.

    Responsibilities:

    Maintaining existing HTML templates and JavaScript code
    Writing clean well-formed HTML and CSS
    Writing JavaScript to be able to achieve the desired user experience
    Using Photoshop and Illustrator and be able to convert images to markup and JavaScript
    Optimizing HTML and CSS for speed considerations

    If you want to learn more about these positions, check out our Head Developer Jay’s blog, here!

    To apply for a Developer position, please email jay@grooveshark.com


    Grooveshark is looking for a talented Quality Assurance Engineer.

    Responsibilities:

    Perform code reviews, conduct thorough functional tests, and ultimately sign off on weekly product releases.
    Interface closely with the Community team so that you can understand and represent the concerns and interests of users to the Management, Design and Development teams.
    Serve as the highest tier of support for difficult/troublesome customer support cases.
    Engage users directly through customer relations to constantly improve our user experience.
    Actively organize, prioritize, investigate, report and fix bugs within Grooveshark.
     

    Technical Requirements:

    • Experience with HTML & CSS
    • Experience with Javascript & jQuery
    • Experience with version control (Git)
    • Familiarity with PHP
    • Familiarity with automated testing (Selenium, Sikuli, etc.)
    • Enjoy writing high quality, easy to read, well-documented code that follows coding standards
    • Well versed in best practices & security concerns for web development                        

     To apply for the Quality Assurance Engineer position, please email graham@grooveshark.com

    ** Please note, all positions are located at our Gainesville office. You must be willing to relocate in order to apply **


  4. Our Head Developer Jay asked me to pass this along to all you tech-savvy individuals:

    Grooveshark is looking for talented web developers. We are looking to fill a wide variety of web dev positions. The first post is for our backend PHP position. If your skill set is more front-end leaning but you feel like you would be a good fit for Grooveshark, by all means apply now rather than waiting for me to post the job description. :)

    Grooveshark is seeking awesome PHP developers.

    Responsibilities:

    Maintaining existing backend code & APIs, creating new features and improving existing ones.
    Writing good, clean, fast, secure code on tight deadlines.
    Identifying and eliminating bottlenecks.
    Writing and optimizing queries for high-concurrency workloads in SQL, MongoDB, memcache, etc.
    Identifying and implementing new technologies and strategies to help us scale to the next level.

    Want to know more? Check out Jay’s blog, here!