Software Engineer, C++ at Beatport

| Greater Denver Area
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About Us

Founded in 2004 as the principal source of music for DJs, Beatport today is the worldwide home of electronic music for DJs, producers, and their fans. The Beatport Store offers music in premium digital formats and provides unique music discovery tools created for and by DJs. Each week, Beatport's music collection is refreshed with hundreds of exclusive tracks by the world's top electronic music artists.

We are looking to hire a driven and talented Software Engineer to join our team and help us transform the platform into the DJ culture hub of tomorrow. Ideal candidates have a strong background in C++ and developing software libraries for multiple platforms, programming, and unit testing of software applications.

This is a high impact role on a small, agile team in Denver, CO.

This role is located in Denver, Colorado and requires eligibility to work in the United States without need for visa sponsorship.  Applicants who are outside the Denver Metro area and ready to relocate are welcome to apply, but local candidates are preferred.

You Will:

  • Design and build Software Developer Kits for desktop and mobile developers in a pragmatic fashion following established standards and best practices in accordance with company’s application development and release processes.

  • Apply cryptographic solutions to file systems and content data streams in audio applications for the most demanding users.

  • Utilize software engineering tools such as configuration management systems, continuous integration build processes, and debuggers in the development process.

  • Create and execute designs for sets of new features as part of the product roadmap.

  • Collaborate and add value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments, and suggestions.

  • Provide reliable solutions to a variety of business and computational problems using sound techniques.

  • Perform technical root cause analysis and outline corrective action for given problems.

  • Work collaboratively and professionally with other Beatport engineers and product owners in cross functional delivery teams to achieve company goals.

  • Apply a sense of urgency, commitment, and focus on the right priorities while developing solutions in a timely fashion

  • Participate in product and/or application definition activities including feature analysis and system tradeoffs

  • Provide technical application development support to other teams and integration partners

You Are:

  • Proficient in C++ (required), and Python or JavaScript

  • Experience with Linux, Git source control, Message Queue, REST APIs, JSON/XML/XSLT/HTML

  • Experienced in delivering native applications for desktop or embedded systems

  • Experience with RSA and AES encryption a big plus

  • Experience with SDK building highly desirable

  • Experience with distributed messaging protocols such as pubsub

  • Experience with test drive and agile development methods

If this sounds like you, we would love to chat.


We offer a competitive compensation package, plenty of vacation days, VIP access to select music events, and monthly credits to keep your library fresh.  Beatport also provides an RTD EcoPass for all employees, allowing everyone to take advantage of the light rail station located directly behind our new office. We hire people who love what they do and we make sure they have plenty of room for growth. You will work with a team that values collaboration and mentorship. We are always helping one another and sharing empirical knowledge about our stack.


Beatport strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Beatport’s recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Beatport may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

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