Backend Developer

Remote - Vancouver, BC Canada

Create Music Group is an LA-based digital music company that provides artists and labels with distribution, rights management, and creative services. We monetize over 12 billion monthly music streams and have collected over $150 Million in previously unclaimed revenue for artists and labels. Clients include Future, JLo, City Girls, Marshmello, Don Diablo, Trippie Redd, Migos, Universal Music Group, and more.

Flighthouse, a division of Create Music Group, is the largest music tastemaker on TikTok with 23M followers & growing. We work directly with the internet’s most popular influencers, labels, artists and brands to develop and execute unique entertainment content and campaigns catered to Generation Z.

We were named Inc.'s #2 fastest growing company in 2020. We welcome you to join us in our effort to help artists be in control!


  • Develop and interact with a variety of internal endpoints via APIs and maintain highly scalable systems that have a significant impact on the business
  • Produce high-quality results by contributing new services to co-exist in a microservice based ecosystem
  • Brainstorm with Product Managers, Designers, Backend, and Frontend Engineers on your team to build new features for our clients in an Agile environment
  • Actively own team features or systems and define their long-term health, while also improving the health of surrounding systems.
  • Assist our skilled support team and operations team in triaging and resolving production issues
  • Contribute to the improvement of engineering standards, tooling, and processes
  • Write unit tests as necessary


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience
  • 3+ years experience with PHP within an MVC Framework (Laravel, Symfony) and Node.js (Javascript)
  • 3+ years experience building and consuming APIs
  • 3+ years proficiency with SQL (such as MySQL and PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB)
  • Experience of database architecture and raw query writing
  • Proficiency with version control systems (Git)
  • Experience with modern front-end frameworks such as React or Angular 2+
  • Familiarity with regression/acceptance testing
  • Experience designing and building microservices
  • Active experience with front-end development in a production environment and solid understanding of
  • HTML, CSS, JS and their interactions
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (services such as BigQuery) and AWS (services like ElasticSearch)
  • Experience with Postman (or related), Bitbucket and Jira
  • Experience with Docker


  • Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays
  • Top-tier extended health, vision, and dental insurance coverage for you and your dependents
  • Remote Work Schedule 
  • Opportunity to travel to Los Angeles HQ Office