Insomniac - Software Engineer @ Live Nation - Calabasas, CA

Job Overview

21 days ago

Insomniac - Software Engineer

Live Nation - Calabasas, CA

Job Summary:

WHO ARE YOU?

Do you enjoy dance music? Is software engineering your craft? Then you’re in luck! We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter who embodies both a passion for dance culture and developing world class software. Is this you? Read on…

WHO ARE WE?

Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next generation special effects, our events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the Headliner experience is our top priority.

Insomniac produces 10,000 concerts, club nights and festivals for seven million attendees annually across the globe. Since its inception, Insomniac's events have taken place in 13 countries across five continents. The company's premiere annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the world’s largest dance music festival and attracts more than 525,000 fans over three days. The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.

THE ROLE

Insomniac Events is seeking a Software Engineer with experience managing projects and leading development teams and is comfortable interacting with stakeholders and third party software vendors. Having the ability to develop customized strategies and adapt to each individual project is paramount to this position’s success.

This Software Engineer will deliver on-time, quality-driven code releases, strategize and manage multiple development projects, and provide direction on software design and the software development process. You will be responsible for writing clean, secure, reusable code while working closely with our internal team and offshore development team. This position is located in Calabasas, CA with the possibility of a hybrid work schedule. This is not a fully remote position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with Product, Design, and Marketing to build and maintain new features to achieve roadmap goals

  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes

  • Partner with offshore development team to build innovative new features that operate at scale

  • Support debugging production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or 4+ years of equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrated fluency in React (with Typescript) & Golang (Bonus points for Next.js)

  • Experience writing automated tests

  • Full range of technology layers from front-end user interfaces to back-end systems (HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript best practices)

  • Experience w/ AWS (S3, EC2, Route 53, Elastic Beanstalk, EKS, etc.)

  • Must have Unix/Linux web server knowledge and applied understanding (SSL certificates / DNS / email setup)

  • Experience with Kubernetes

  • Experience with managing CI/CD tooling

  • Git workflow (branching, merging, tagging, cherry picking)

  • Understanding of RESTful & GraphQL services and how to interact with them

  • Experienced with event-driven microservice architecture

  • Logging & Monitoring tools such as Rollbar, Sentry, Cloudwatch, Pingdom, etc. (bonus points for experience with tracing/observability tools)

  • Database design concepts and experience with SQL (primarily Postgres)

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with a diverse population

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Must be able to tolerate loud noise levels & busy environments

  • May work in drastic temperature climates while on site at our events

  • Must be willing to frequently work and travel to events during holiday, evening and weekend hours, as required, to meet deadlines and work events

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by Insomniac for a visa.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Insomniac 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.

HIRING PRACTICES

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.


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

Hiring Salary Range: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 USD

Please note that the compensation information provided is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the California Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements Law. It is estimated based on what a successful California applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in California or perform the position from California. Similar positions located outside of California will not necessarily receive the same compensation. Insomniac takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the California Law, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. #LI-SL1

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