Senior Software Engineer (Java/Kotlin)

Job description

The Trends team is looking for a strong senior software/data engineer having solid experience in the complete SDLC that can help grow and evolve their proprietary data processing infrastructure. The team is responsible for the daily retrieval, processing, analysis and publishing of insights on large volumes of music performance data coming from several popular digital service providers. The team manages large Google BigQuery datasets and has an overall data footprint of over half a PetaByte. All microservices are containerized and hosted in either a local data center or in Google Cloud.

As part of the Trends team, you will be:

  • Creating, deploying and improving high performance back-end services in Java and Kotlin

  • Performing analysis on data, software and running processes

  • Writing, analysing and improving complicated database queries

  • Developing anomaly detection methodologies

  • Monitoring system health and fixing errors

  • Developing and interfacing with APIs


  • You are based in the Netherlands

  • Java/Kotlin engineer - senior for at least 5 years

  • Spring/Spring Boot/Spring cloud experience - 5 years

  • Designing and building microservices - 5 years

  • *Nix skills - 5 Years experience

  • Docker + Kubernetes - 3 Years

  • Expert level SQL skills and familiarity with a wide range of database implementations

  • Strong foundation with Cloud services (GCS preferential)

  • Very good knowledge of API development

  • Strong background in inter-process communications (RESTful services and message queues)

  • Good understanding of functional programming

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science

  • Nice-to-have: Data Science, Python or other, Infrastructure as Code (Terraform/Ansible), Apache-Spark or Data processing tech, Database Management and optimization

Our offer:

  • 25 Holidays
  • Holiday allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Daily office lunch
  • Unlimited fruit, snacks, bars
  • Remote onboarding / Work From Home (WFH) during Covid
  • Work at the heart of the music (distribution) industry
  • An inclusive, collaborative and friendly environment, that encourages new ideas and challenges
  • Develop yourself in an international environment both on a personal and professional level

Who we are

Founded in 2006, FUGA offers distribution technology and services for the independent music industry. We have an extensive and growing international network of clients and partners in more than 50 countries. Our HQ is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with offices in London, New York, Nashville Rome, Milan, Seoul, Tokyo, and representatives in Los Angeles, Paris, Germany and Sao Paulo.We operate in the heart of the music industry. FUGA connects distributors and record labels with digital service providers like Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Youtube and many more. FUGA's products & services provide a complete ecosystem for the digital distribution cycle. Clients manage, distribute and promote their music – and collect on

Job descriptions are sometimes difficult to interpret and we understand you might not tick all of the above boxes. If you are genuinely excited on our domain and what we do, we encourage you to apply!