Come be a part of a global company with a start-up attitude!

We’re a passionate group who pride ourselves in creating extraordinary experiences for brands and their fans, but equally important to us is the experience we create for our team. We know that great work is fueled by great people, so we take care of our folks with competitive pay, great benefits and a fun and exciting work environment.

We’re always on the look to for bold thinkers who, like us, are curious, passionate and…relentless!

If that sounds like you, check out the gigs below and get the conversation started!


QA Manager

New York,NY

Sony DADC New Media Solutions, a division of Sony Corporation, is a pioneering provider of end-to-end digital supply chain solutions to customers across the media and entertainment industries, including major film studios, broadcasters, music labels, game companies, software providers, and other content providers. Driven by quality, excellence and innovation we draw on proven expertise and a unique understanding of the global media marketplace to develop next-generation solutions that deliver the speed and efficiency required by today’s digital media businesses and the audiences they serve. With facilities across the globe including major hubs in Los Angeles, New York, London, Salzburg, and Hong Kong, Sony DADC provides innovative and intelligent supply chain solutions that enable our customers to respond quickly to every media opportunity – anywhere in the world. The GENERATOR team within Sony DADC is responsible for creating customer-facing applications and web experiences that allow entertainment brands and media assets to connect directly to fans. In a rapidly evolving digital space, the group is responsible for exploring new opportunities and defining the future of digital discovery and consumption. The GENERATOR network supports hundreds of web properties, generates millions of dollars in revenue, and spans platforms such as ecommerce, mobile distribution, artist websites, social networking, media streaming, and more. The QA Manager is responsible for defining the test strategy and process for every product or property launched by Generator in order to ensure the highest degree of confidence in quality and the strictest adherence to established corporate information security policies. Leading a team of internal QA Associates augmented with 3rd-party resources, the QA Manager must establish reliable methods for supporting varying amounts of work output from one week to the next. The ideal candidate can work side by side with Web Developers, Software Engineers, and Product Managers in order to create effective test plans before testing begins.

  1. Responsibilities:
  2. Develop, implement, and maintain the activities of quality control systems that result in greater efficiency and higher quality
  3. Build, train, and manage a world-class team of QA associates.
  4. Perform functional tests for scope and end-to-end system tests.
  5. Create and execute test plans/cases around new and existing business requirements and technical specifications.
  6. Troubleshoot with development team and Product Managers to reproduce, identify, and resolve issues; be able to clearly communicate defects within bug tracking system.
  7. Perform regression and ad-hoc testing of system components potentially affected by system changes.
  8. Effectively estimate and scope quality assurance tasks for future projects.
  9. Actively participate in daily Scrum and project planning meetings.
  10. Demonstrate attention to detail and ability to analyze detailed business requirements.
  11. Proactively raise questions and seek resolution of outstanding clarifications required for test case identification.
  12. Demonstrate strong time management skills, prioritization, and an ability to multi-task (e.g.: manage multiple test assignments).
  1. Requirements:
  2. Bachelor’s degree required
  3. 5+ years in software Quality Assurance
  4. 2+ years as a QA team lead
  5. Basic programming skills are required to assist in the automation of test scripts
  6. Experience with QA testing tools
  7. Excellent problem solving skills
  8. Exceptional attention to detail
  9. Experience with bug tracking tools and source control systems
  10. Experience creating QA procedure and/or process for team to follow
  11. BS and/or MS in Computer Science or equivalent practical work experience
  12. Agile testing experience
Sr. Manager, Insights & Analytics

New York,NY

Sony DADC New Media Solutions, a division of Sony Corporation, is a pioneering provider of end-to-end digital supply chain solutions to customers across the media and entertainment industries, including major film studios, broadcasters, music labels, game companies, software providers, and other content providers. Driven by quality, excellence and innovation we draw on proven expertise and a unique understanding of the global media marketplace to develop next-generation solutions that deliver the speed and efficiency required by today’s digital media businesses and the audiences they serve. With facilities across the globe including major hubs in Los Angeles, New York, London, Salzburg, and Hong Kong, Sony DADC provides innovative and intelligent supply chain solutions that enable our customers to respond quickly to every media opportunity – anywhere in the world.

The GENERATOR team within Sony DADC is responsible for creating customer-facing applications and web experiences that allow entertainment brands and media assets to connect directly to fans. In a rapidly evolving digital space, the group is responsible for exploring new opportunities and defining the future of digital discovery and consumption. The GENERATOR network supports hundreds of web properties, generates millions of dollars in revenue, and spans platforms such as ecommerce, mobile distribution, artist websites, social networking, media streaming, and more.

  1. Responsibilities:
  2. • Analytics Practice Leadership: Lead, develop, and maintain the overall Analytics competency within the CRM & Business Intelligence team. Orchestrate the use of enterprise-level analytics tools such as Google Analytics & Adobe Analytics (formerly Omniture Site Catalyst) to monitor and report on engagement and sales across GENERATOR’s network of entertainment-focused websites and online stores.
  3. • Analytics Implementation Strategy: Oversee the data capture and tagging of traffic sources, website events, and page taxonomy to ensure data quality and robustness of decision-making data.
  4. •Thought Leadership: Deliver “best in class” analytical capabilities across the organization, including the use of new methods, techniques, tools, and systems. Develop new analytical and reporting competencies. Create and drive a culture of KPI standardization throughout the company.
  5. •Reporting Strategy: Manage the production of regular campaign reporting for our client and internal teams, helping them understand the key drivers of performance.
  6. •Insights & Analysis: Oversee the collection of data from multiple sources; transform data into stories that provide actionable marketing, ecommerce, and consumer intelligence strategies.
  7. •Team Management: Recruit, manage, and mentor junior analytics resources, ensuring the efficient flow of work through the team, the timely delivery of high-quality outputs, and their continuing development as professionals.
  8. •Audience Segmentation: Partner with Sr. Manager of CRM to leverage Google Analytics, Adobe Campaign, and other reporting tools to gain insights about customer segments and their behaviors and preferences. Provide strategic advice on how to leverage these insights.
  9. •Client Training: Train clients on how to best use GENERATOR’s suite of analytics and reporting tools.
  10. •Internal Collaboration: Build strong data-driven working relationships with cross-functional teams who manage digital marketing, merchandising, and website development to optimize the success of these initiatives. Work with product management and development teams on the overall implementation of the analytics framework (including internal systems and client-facing tools).
  11. •Vendor Relations: Manage the relationship with all analytics vendors and partners.
  1. Requirements:
  2. •At least 5 - 7 years of experience leading the strategic direction of web analytics in an organization
  3. •Bachelor’s degree Statistics, Business, Marketing, or a related field
  4. •Demonstrated understanding of marketing concepts and consumer behaviour
  5. •Creative approach to problem solving
  6. •Proven expertise with enterprise-level digital analytics platforms such as Adobe Analytics (formerly Omniture Site Catalyst) or Google Analytics Premium
  7. •Advanced Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills
  8. •Excellent oral and written communication skills
  9. •Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Front End Development Intern – Paid

New York,NY

GENERATOR is the leading provider of direct-to-consumer marketing and commerce solutions for the media & entertainment industry. Many of the world’s most iconic brands rely on us to build and maintain their online presence and successfully engage, activate, and sell directly to their fans.

The GENERATOR network supports hundreds of web properties, generates millions of dollars in revenue, and spans platforms such as ecommerce, mobile distribution, artist websites, social networking, media streaming, and more. Our office, a loft space located in Noho, is an open, energetic, and place to work.  We encourage you to check out our website to learn more about the team and projects: http://www.rgenerator.com/

The ideal candidate for this position should have a passion for producing clean, cross-browser compatible code using bleeding-edge technologies combined with HTML, CSS and JavaScript/jQuery. Ability to take PhotoShop mockups from our world class design team and convert them into functional websites is a must.

 

  1. Responsibilities:
  2. Maintain/update currently published web properties including landing pages, WordPress themes, etc.
  3. Converting PSD designs into pixel perfect, standards-compliant web pages
  4. Collaborate with designers and engineers to produce world class web experiences
  5. Custom and template promotional landing pages.
  6. WordPress theme development.
  1. Requirements:
  2. Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or up to 1-year post-degree (2 or more years completed in an undergraduate program with a work related major preferred)
  3. Intermediate CSS
  4. HTML
  5. Photoshop
  6. jQuery
  7. JavaScript
  8. Backend languages such as PHP a plus
  9. WordPress experience a plus
Web Operations Engineer

New York,NY

Sony DADC New Media Solutions, a division of Sony Corporation, is a pioneering provider of end-to-end digital supply chain solutions to customers across the media and entertainment industries, including major film studios, broadcasters, music labels, game companies, software providers, and other content providers. Driven by quality, excellence and innovation we draw on proven expertise and a unique understanding of the global media marketplace to develop next-generation solutions that deliver the speed and efficiency required by today’s digital media businesses and the audiences they serve. With facilities across the globe including major hubs in Los Angeles, New York, London, Salzburg, and Hong Kong, Sony DADC provides innovative and intelligent supply chain solutions that enable our customers to respond quickly to every media opportunity – anywhere in the world.

 

The GENERATOR team within Sony DADC is responsible for creating customer-facing applications and web experiences that allow entertainment brands and media assets to connect directly to fans. In a rapidly evolving digital space, the group is responsible for exploring new opportunities and defining the future of digital discovery and consumption. The GENERATOR network supports hundreds of web properties, generates millions of dollars in revenue, and spans platforms such as ecommerce, mobile distribution, artist websites, social networking, media streaming, and more.

  1. Responsibilities:
  2. • Provide infrastructure support services by performing daily support tasks such as, but not limited to, Drupal and WordPress sites provision, promoting and deploying code changes in various environments.
  3. • Operational management of Linux servers running Apache, Nginx, MySQL, PHP and associated technologies.
  4. • Test, debug and troubleshoot platform level problems, identify and isolate problematic software to assist the development team and systems administrators with fault resolution.
  5. • Monitor servers and application performance.
  6. • Provide DNS, SSL certificate and Domain management.
  7. • Support the development team with deployment and production config for their applications.
  8. • Support the senior operations staff and their project based work.
  9. • Participate in daily scrum meetings with them to identify infrastructure level support required for all upcoming and in progress projects.
  10. • Collaborate with US and EU infrastructure services team; hand over level 3 tasks and serve as back-up for level 1 and level 2 tasks.
  11. • Share on-call duties.
  1. Requirements:
  2. • Strong experience in building Linux systems (RHEL, Centos , Fedora) in high availability.
  3. • Drupal and WordPress sites administration experience.
  4. • Solid understanding of web application architecture, including TCP/IP and HTTP.
  5. • Knowledge of Linux, MySQL, Apache, PHP, Amazon Web Services, and PHP framework.
  6. • Business acumen and an understanding of how role links to larger business focus.
  7. • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  8. • Must be proactive, collaborative, and organized.
  9. • Experience with cloud technologies, Amazon AWS product such as EC2, VPC, RDS, ELB, EBS, S3 and Cloud front, is preferred.
  10. • Experience with Web Middleware, Web Protocols, CDN, Networking,
  11. • One scripting language knowledge is preferred.
  12. • Knowledge of CDN and Caching services like Memcache and Varnish knowledge is preferred.
Marketing & Production Intern

Berlin (Germany),

Duration: 6 months
Location: Berlin, Germany
Starting Date: 03.11.2014
Compensation: paid internship

About us:
relentlessGENERATOR – an award-winning agency – is a division within Sony DADC and is responsible for creating customer-facing applications and web experiences that allow entertainment brands and media assets to connect directly to fans: E-Commerce, mobile applications, artist websites, social networking, media streaming, and more. With offices in New York, Berlin, London and Los Angeles we deliver products to fans in more than 70 countries around the world. Our customers are Sony Music, Sony Pictures, Universal Music, AMC, BBC and many more.

Job description:
You will gain deep insights into the daily work of a worldwide operating digital agency. By supporting the Marketing & Production and Client Services team you will be able to contribute your skills to projects for global brands.

Responsibilities:
• Support the Client Services team in the execution of digital marketing concepts.
• Help the Marketing & Production Support team to build and maintain artist web content.
• Data analysis, database maintenance, reporting.
• Content management and editorial work on customer facing applications.

Qualifications:
• Fluent knowledge of English and German (written and spoken)
• Digital native
• Basic experience with content management systems (WordPress, Drupal and others)
• Good data analysis and research skills
• MS office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Affinity to music and entertainment

Vice President, Engineering and Network Operations

New York,NY

Sony DADC New Media Solutions, a division of Sony Corporation, is a pioneering provider of end-to-end digital supply chain solutions to customers across the media and entertainment industries, including major film studios, broadcasters, music labels, game companies, software providers, and other content providers. Driven by quality, excellence and innovation we draw on proven expertise and a unique understanding of the global media marketplace to develop next-generation solutions that deliver the speed and efficiency required by today’s digital media businesses and the audiences they serve. With facilities across the globe including major hubs in Los Angeles, New York, London, Salzburg, and Hong Kong, Sony DADC provides innovative and intelligent supply chain solutions that enable our customers to respond quickly to every media opportunity – anywhere in the world.

The GENERATOR team within Sony DADC is responsible for creating customer-facing applications and web experiences that allow entertainment brands and media assets to connect directly to fans. In a rapidly evolving digital space, the group is responsible for exploring new opportunities and defining the future of digital discovery and consumption. The GENERATOR network supports hundreds of web properties, generates millions of dollars in revenue, and spans platforms such as ecommerce, mobile distribution, artist websites, social networking, media streaming, and more.

 

The VP, Engineering and Network Operations is responsible for managing the platform engineering team and network operations team to ensure that the company is efficiently developing the leading commerce solution for media and entertainment companies, deploying the appropriate technology and methodologies to deliver on an aggressive development roadmap, and maintaining a secure and scalable infrastructure in support of the company’s financial and strategic objectives.

The VP, Engineering and Network Operations will also lead the next generation development efforts of an existing Rails-based commerce platform, leveraging components of the existing platform and integrating industry standard components to provide greater ability to add customized features that are relevant to media and entertainment industries.

 

This individual is expected to be a strong technical leader with extensive development experience and successful experiences managing development teams. He/She is expected to be an excellent communicator with the ability to successfully interact with peers, management, and clients.

  1. Responsibilities:
  2. Maintain the software and infrastructure required in order to operate the commerce business on a global basis.
  3. Work with Product Management and other members of the management team to ensure that platform development and network operations activities are aligned with the short-term and long-term goals of the company’s technology roadmap.
  4. Work with Project Management and Business Development in vetting the technical feasibility of new projects.
  5. Ensure that all software is developed to the highest quality standards and fully documented.
  6. Provide direct reports with goals and objectives that are aligned with the company's goals and objectives.
  7. Recruit talent that enables the company to execute quickly and cost effectively.
  8. Work with the CEO and CFO to determine the budget required to meet the technological goals and objectives of the company and to manage the agreed-upon budget.
  9. Continually work with direct reports to ensure the company is driving innovation by employing new and relevant technology, processes, and vendors.
  1. Requirements:
  2. 10 years of experience in developing complex, multi-tiered systems.
  3. 7 years of experience leading a team of both in-house and outsourced full-time developers.
  4. Experience in building and maintaining enterprise-scale commercial platforms.
  5. Proficiency in agile development methodologies and agile coaching.
  6. Deep knowledge of core technical systems such as Ruby, Rails, Java, NoSQL, and relational databases.
  7. Experience managing large cloud-based and physical networks supporting tens of millions of visits each month and tens of thousands of transactions.
Sr. Platform Software Engineer

New York,NY

The Platform Software Engineering team creates tools to power our clients’ websites.  Engineers on this team require a broad understanding of internet-based technologies. We customize and integrate existing software modules for the various platforms we support. Additionally, we integrate with third-party vendor services.

  1. Requirements:
  2. Experience with Ruby (MRI & JRuby, version 1.9.x), Rails (version 3.x), Javascript, MySQL (or comparable RDBMS), and NoSQL (Redis or MongoDB) knowledge is a plus
  3. Experience with test-driven development
  4. Experience in pair programming
  5. Continuous integration
  6. at least five (5) years experience designing and building consumer-facing software systems
  7. Experience mentoring junior team members is also desired.