Shazam - Data Infrastructure Engineer

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Software and Services


Role Number:200378271
Apple Music is all the ways you love music, all in one place. Shazam brings a unique brand of magic to millions every day. Millions of users. Billions of song recognitions. Countless moments of discovery. It’s our people – their imagination, skills and ideas – that shape our future, and help us make the impossible come to life. At Shazam, we are blessed with some of the most exciting data in the music world and beyond. As a Data Infrastructure Engineer, you will help build Shazam's Data platform which encompasses batch and real-time stream processing of mobile app event data, machine learning modelling and ETL jobs.

Key Qualifications

  • Interest or experience in analysing and working with large data sets
  • Interest or experience in implementing and supporting highly scalable systems
  • Understanding of troubleshooting and debugging distributed systems
  • Self-starter and happy to build collaborative relationships with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Continuous learning and improvement mindset, willing to push yourself outside of your comfort zone
  • Understanding and application of best software engineering practises (TDD, refactoring, automation, etc)
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools
  • Understanding of cloud technologies


The role is based in our product/engineering team in London, and will involve close collaboration with engineers and product managers across our global organisation; particularly with our product/engineering team. You will be working on releasing new features powered by our data platform, make improvements to our infrastructure and tooling. We expect that you will be working across a range of systems and technologies, this involves looking after existing realtime and batch systems running in production. We expect that you will be able to participate, contribute and even lead software design decisions that will allow us to advance our data infrastructure and build new exciting features.

Education & Experience

Degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science or related discipline Apple's most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programmes. We're proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company's success. You'll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programmes that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products. Apple benefits programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.

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