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26 Oct 2021

Full-Time Technical Lead, Browsing Team (d/f/m)

Ableton – Posted by Ableton Germany

Job Description

Ableton is building a new team that will modernize how music makers manage and interact with their library of musical assets in our products. We plan to work on library navigation, complex asset classifications, synchronization of material between different products, devices and tech stacks, identification and description of relevant metadata, search optimization, and many other tasks. We are looking for an experienced software engineer with leadership skills to bootstrap this team and advance the topic together with the product manager.


Your responsibilities

  • You will develop a technical strategy for navigation and management of a library of musical assets that integrates product requirements and long-term technical needs
  • You will negotiate the strategy with other technical stakeholders and communicate it to the company
  • You will define and document specifications and guidelines for the topic that will be used by different product teams
  • You will develop an environment for prototyping new ideas and paradigms
  • You will establish best practices for software development in the team
  • You will help build and develop the team


Your profile

  • You are proficient in data modelling and with database technologies. You have proven experience solving data-related challenges similar to those described in the introduction
  • You have experience creating technical specifications that communicate an idea clearly and effectively to others
  • You have developed a technical strategy for a topic with many stakeholders, reconciling long-term goals and quick wins and introduced a novel idea into an existing landscape
  • You have solid experience developing complete applications, including data representation, business logic and UI (preferably using web technologies)
  • Your broad technical knowledge allows you to recommend solutions based on what the situation calls for
  • You communicate clearly and empathetically, and you are a curious listener

How to Apply

If you see yourself in this role, please apply with the following documents and information:
  • CV (without a picture)
  • Cover Letter
  • Desired starting date
  • Salary expectation
  • Your answer to the open question below

Open question

Please share an example of your experience with data-related challenges from your past projects. How did you contribute to addressing the challenges and what did you find especially interesting? How could this experience be applied to the challenges we describe in the "Your mission" paragraph? (max 250 words)

Job Types: Full-Time.

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