Bookmark and Share

Sr. Software Engineer


Emeryville, CA


The Gracenote technology team is looking for world class senior-level software engineers. We work hard to produce leading products that help people discover and enjoy entertainment media. This involves building fast, efficient systems that process and manage colossal amounts of data on a daily basis.  Gracenote is one of the world’s largest and most commercially viable media information databases. The Gracenote Media Database contains millions of Music and Video records in more than 20 Languages, and is used to power leading edge media solutions from Sony, Apple, Ford to name just a few marquis customers. This Media Database, along with supporting vocabularies and methodologies, is a critical component within all of Gracenote’s Product offerings.


We’re looking for people with great programming skills and an understanding of data: structures, storage mechanisms, and processing. Ideal candidates are quick learners, self-starters, and take ownership of their work.


Our systems are largely built using C#/ .NET-based technologies, but we’re looking for smart, driven individuals that have a variety of technologies in their toolbox such as JAVA, C++ etc.




•BA/BS in CS/CE/EE/Mathematics or a similar field

•Proficiency in a modern development platform

•Experience developing quality software

•Knowledge of OS level interfaces and platform APIs

•GUI application development experience

•Experience working with relational database systems

•Experience working with high volumes of data

•Thorough understanding of the software development process

•Track record of delivering quality software



At Gracenote, you will join industry pioneers who built the foundation for today’s hottest music and media services, and are defining how the world connects with, discovers and enjoys digital entertainment on tomorrow’s emerging platforms.  We are a team of artist and engineers delivering great entertainment technologies and having fun while doing it.


Gracenote has the soul of a small company, with the benefits and stability of a global leader. We offer competitive compensation, 401K match, vacation time, commuter checks, a full range of health benefits and the opportunity to learn and advance your career. Not to mention, the coolest technology, and a seemingly endless supply of snacks, organic fruit and fizzy water.


About Gracenote Engineering:


      Gracenote is transforming digital media everywhere – from iTunes and Sony BRAVIA TVs to Ford Sync.

      Collaborative, Energetic, and Passionate culture – we live and breathe music, movies, and TV, and we have fun building products that transform how the world experiences them.

      Enjoy the vibe of a small company

      Work alongside industry leading technologists in the areas of:

1.      Massively Scalable Systems: Internet Services and Content Delivery

2.      Big & Smart Data: Information Architecture and Management

3.      Consumer Devices: Embedded Consumer Software

4.      Media Recognition and Feature Processing: Music, Videos, Images

Please apply at