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Backend Developer 

Location: Fulltime - Remote


Vocana is your opportunity to be on the ground floor of a new and exciting indie-centric social music streaming platform. At Vocana, we connect indie artists directly with their fans in one space. Our platform is a unique music fan experience with a full streaming service, social media suite, live streaming, print-on-demand merchandise, tip jar, DM’ing with fans and artists, and commenting/liking on music.

We are seeking a Backend Developer to join our team. The ideal candidate MUST HAVE a deep understanding of the independent music community and a proven track record in creating and implementing consumer-centric services and applications.

As a Backend Developer, you can work closely with a tightly integrated and fully remote Agile development team to develop brand new code following modern architectural strategies such as Micro Services, Micro Front Ends, Test Driven Development, and DevOps.


As a team member, there will be opportunities to learn from and collaborate with other team members, implementing and integrating a unique combination of third-party services and technologies in an AWS environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build, iterate, and ship robust, high-quality, functional, and efficient solutions.

  • Collaborate with the product, design, and platform teams to implement and deliver complex and scalable applications.

  • Active participation in Agile Ceremonies (i.e., Stand Ups, Planning, Retrospectives, etc)

  • Providing input and technical suggestions for requirements

  • Implementation and maintenance of functionality as defined by a User Story

  • At least daily submission of code to the common code repository (CodeCommit)

  • Bug investigation and fixes to code deployed in Test, User Acceptance Testing (and eventually) Production environments

  • This project tech stack includes Python, AWS, and PostgreSQL.

  • Work closely with our near-shore development team


  • Passion for indie music and a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities within this space

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of software development experience.

  • 3-5 years of experience working with Python, Postgres - SQL, Django REST framework, (AWS) CDK environment, Cognito, RDS, and Elastic Container Services.

  • A four-year computer science or software engineering degree is preferred.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.

  • Proficient time management and organizational skills required

  • Understanding of project management concepts to ensure projects stay on task and meet deadlines regularly

Benefits and Compensation:

Pay Range - Competitive


We would love to hear from you if you are passionate about indie music and want to join the next social music streaming platform. Join us at Vocana and help us change how indie musicians and their fans connect, create, and thrive.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and passion for indie music to


Vocana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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