About Us

Blokur is a funded startup applying blockchain technology to the challenges of IP rights and licensing. We are currently working with a number of major clients in the music sector, including music publishers and streaming services.

Our team has deep expertise across tech, music and business, whether it be touring the world as an artist, building data solutions for Universal Music, consulting for Radiohead’s management on Thom Yorke’s BitTorrent record, or creating blockchain music platform Ujo.

The Role

We are looking for a mid-senior level back-end engineer that is passionate about using blockchain technologies for the music and creative industries. You will become one of our first engineers and will have the opportunity to shape our code base, tech stack and the product itself. We are a small team, but we value the creativity to experiment and build a product we are all proud of.

About You

• Enjoy discussing, designing and building robust systems with your team
• Have a passion for music and an interest in building decentralised applications (Dapps) using blockchain technology
• Like simple, clean and efficient code
• Enjoy crunching data at scale
• Have experience working at a fast-paced start-up environment and feel comfortable picking up new programming languages
• Can bring an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit to the team
• Like solving interesting problems and can take ownership
• Like to define the future

Your Tech

• 5+ years in a software engineer or similar role, preferably in a startup
• A strong portfolio that you can demonstrate and talk about (current/past roles or side-projects)
• Experience with Golang
• Strong experience developing robust backends and APIs with Node/Express or similar
• Strong experience in database development with SQL and NoSQL databases
• Know your way around AWS/Azure, Docker and Elastic Search

Salary range £50,000 — 60,000