Data Engineer
WFH Flexible Holmdel, NJ
Job Type

About Vydia:

Vydia is an end-to-end music technology platform and services company that provides labels with the infrastructure and tools to power their business. The company’s innovative solutions in rights management, automated royalty accounting, advanced payments, and daily performance analytics provide leaders in music and culture with the unfettered ability to publish, distribute, and monetize their audio-visual content on a global scale. Vydia is a wholly-owned division of gamma., the artist-first multimedia platform providing creative and business services across all artistic and commercial formats founded by CEO Larry Jackson and President Ike Youssef. To learn more, please visit


This position is dedicated to keeping our data at the highest quality, integrity, efficiency, and scalability. The ideal candidate holds high personal standards for thorough and accurate work, achieving business needs, and submitting deliverables within timelines.

You will be a key player in delivering a robust suite of services that our Labels and Artists use to distribute, monetize, and analyze content that we deploy to all of the top industry music streaming platforms and social platforms, such as YouTube, Spotify, Apple, and Tiktok.

You will be joining a small, but growing team, with the opportunity to provide high-impact results for various initiatives the company will outline over the next few years. This position will work alongside fellow engineers, business intelligence, and product managers to bring our data to the highest standards and support ongoing scale.


  • Plan, design, implement, and test ETL/ELT DAGs using Airflow and AWS cloud services like ECS, S3, Redshift, EC2, RDS, EKS, etc.
  • Integrate with data & reporting APIs to collect data and normalize across multiple sources
  • Work closely with product engineers to make application data available for product features
  • Work closely with business analysts to orchestrate Business Intelligence reporting using Looker
  • Work alongside your fellow data engineers and BI engineers in accomplishing business, product, and technical goals
  • Uphold, introduce, and refine data quality standards, engineering best practices, and KPIs
  • Challenge existing structures and thought processes
  • Clearly and concisely communicate ideas to both technical and non-technical stakeholders and peers
  • Share knowledge and expertise with teammates and vice versa
  • Contribute to documentation coverage and test coverage
  • Constantly strive to improve engineering workflows and efficiency, and heavily utilize automation whenever applicable
  • Optimize data pipelines for performance, scalability, and data quality
  • Work closely with DevOps to optimize cloud infrastructure performance and scalability
  • Participate in code reviews


  • 4+ years of experience as a Data Engineer
  • Strong Python 3 skills (classes, closures, OOP, unit testing)
  • Efficient SQL with an eye for readability and good style (PostgreSQL and Redshift experience is a plus. DBT or Airflow is also a plus.)
  • 4+ years of AWS (or related, GCP) experience
  • Experience with data warehousing
  • Passionate about the latest developments in technology
  • A friendly, collaborative, and passionate team player
  • Fast at learning and seeks constructive criticism; experience with Code Reviews
  • Can dive into a fast-paced environment.
  • Collaborative team player with the ability to adapt to change quickly; Scrum/Agile methodologies
  • Can intuitively extract values and insights from data.
  • Experience interfacing with REST API’s; Oauth, and Rate Limiting
  • You can articulate the merits and pitfalls of the different approaches when discussing potential solutions.
  • Data quality is always top of mind.
  • High personal code/development standards (peer testing, unit testing, documentation, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills

Nice to Haves:

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
  • Docker Certified Associate
  • Helm

The Vydia Development Experience:

Join an environment where there is an emphasis on individual growth, experimentation, and ownership. You’ll find a team that is focused on creating a great experience for our clients, partners, and coworkers alike. From technical education to career growth, you will be given the resources needed to excel.

Reasons to work with us:

  • Vydia is certified as a Great Place to Work™ company and has been named Best Place to Work in NJ by NJBIZ 5x (2023 most recent) due to its collaborative, fast-paced, fun, thriving environment.  Additionally, Vydia has been named a 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in New York.
  • Vydia was honored with the 2023 TechUnited Catalyst of Technology Award for our cutting-edge technology and scalable platform that provides global music entrepreneurs and their labels the ability to stay independent. Vydia was also named the 2022 winner of the NJBIZ Business Of The Year award (51-100 employees) which recognizes the state’s most dynamic businesses and business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth, and the community.
  • Major growth opportunities alongside the growth of the company; Vydia has been identified as an Inc 500 Fastest Growing Company in America and by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the most Entrepreneurial companies in America
  • Join a mission-based culture that enjoys giving back to the community through a variety of initiatives that are meaningful to our team members
  • Full medical/dental/vision package, 401k retirement with employer matching, and financial wellness plans
  • We invest in your growth and development, providing a professional development stipend for continued education and mentorship to support your career goals
  • Hybrid flexibility to work from home (depending on role)
  • Generous vacation policy including paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Vydia provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees and strictly prohibits any type of harassment or discrimination in regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, disability status, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender expression, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, and/or local laws.
  • Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is the policy of Vydia to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact
  • Your employment with Vydia is on an at-will basis, meaning either you or the Company can terminate the employment relationship, at any time, for any or no reason, and with or without cause or notice. As an at-will employee, your employment with Vydia is not guaranteed for any length of time. 

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Salary Description
$120,000- $135,000