Mobile Developer (Android Lead)

  • New York, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. SFX’s mission is to enable EMC by providing fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery and digital connectivity with our content and the broader EMC community. SFX was born out of the technology revolution, as the music industry evolved into DJ- and producer-led creations driven by social and digital consumer media. SFX produces and promotes a growing portfolio of live events that includes leading brands such as Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld, Mysteryland, Sensation, Stereosonic, Electric Zoo, Disco Donnie Presents, Life in Color, Nature One, Mayday and Ruhr-in-Love. SFX also operates Beatport, the principal online resource for EMC DJs and a trusted destination for the growing EMC community to discover and stream music, follow DJs and keep abreast of news, information and events, in addition to offering year-round entertainment to EMC fans around the globe through other digital assets.

Job Description

Android Developer

The SFX team prides itself on building fast, responsive and engaging mobile applications to connect EDM fans together with the music, artists and each other. We’re looking for a Lead Android Developer to push our mobile applications as far as they can go.


About the Job:

As our Lead Android Developer you will be leading our Android team to create compelling mobile applications. You will manage a team of developers and play a key role in shaping the technology decisions. You will be part of a growing team and will have the opportunity to recruit the technical talent you need to create exceptional mobile experiences.


You Definitely:

  • Have had experience leading an Android team.

  • You are an expert in Android development and develop applications with Android design principles and conventions in mind.

  • You have experience working with RESTful APIs.

  • Have successfully released Android apps on Google Play.


It would be nice if you:

  • Have experience with streaming media to mobile devices.

  • Have experience designing and developing RESTful web services.

  • Have experience with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and at least one backend language.

  • Are proficient in C, Objective-C, Cocoa, Java, and/or the Android SDK.

  • You value and have implemented mobile app unit testing and test automation.

  • Have open-source Android applications and/or libraries.



We offer a competitive compensation package, plenty of vacation days, and VIP access to select music events. We hire people who love what they do and we make sure they have plenty of room for growth- we have an Employee Development Program which includes conferences and lab days.

Moreover, you will work with a team that values collaboration and mentorship. We are always helping one another -someone almost always has the answer for any question you've got.


About SFX:

SFX is the platform for the EDM revolution. With the leading festivals in the world, like Tomorrowland, the leading online destination, Beatport, and FX1, the marketing solutions agency for the millennial generation, SFX delivers the most exciting work environment for people in contemporary music, arts, culture and technology.

Our culture is open and entrepreneurial. Entertainment is fun, and we think work should be too.


How to apply:

Please send a short note introducing yourself and why this position appeals to you. Include a resume, and links to code samples and a link to a portfolio if you have one.  

Additional Information

SFX is an equal opportunity employer. SFX recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.