Senior Technical Program Manager, Integrations- TIDAL

  • Full-time

Company Description

TIDAL is a global music and entertainment streaming platform committed to creating a deeper connection between artists and fans through its library of more than 80 million songs, over 350,000 high quality videos, and available in over 60 countries. In addition, TIDAL offers its subscribers exclusive access to high-profile music and music videos, original content series, podcasts, documentaries, livestream concerts, tickets, merchandise and live experiences. Together, TIDAL and Block will be music-obsessed and artist-focused while we explore new artist tools, listener experiences, and access to financial systems that help artists be more successful.

Job Description

Our vision is to transform TIDAL into a transparent, open and modular platform that enables us, and anyone else, to invent and build new solutions that drive music innovation using our content,  data and functionalities. We are looking for a seasoned Technical Program Manager to drive development of our external API’s and developer-facing programs that drive innovation, enable promotion, and unlock monetization opportunities for our artists and fans. In collaboration with our API, Platform and Product teams, you will develop business cases for project prioritization and investment, assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, make tradeoffs, and balance business needs vs.technical constraints. You will also work closely with external partners such as global premium audio brands, creator tools and software, sound partners and OEMs. You will report to the Head of Partnerships.

You Will:

  • Define and deliver an integration strategy that grants music innovators and developers access to Music and drives innovation. 

  • Identify market opportunities and build business cases to refine product strategy, leading discovery internally and externally.

  • Demonstrate understanding and empathy for artists and other important players in the music creation and distribution ecosystem, with a passion for improving their economic outcomes

  • Develop internal processes and drive execution of projects. 

  • Develop, and evolve relationships with partners, at both executive and working level.

  • Negotiate complex technical agreements including defining important business commitments and deliverables.

  • Prepare and deliver updates for senior leadership on progress and roadblocks.


You Have:

  • 7+ years of technical program experience.

  • Prior experience working with music-centric partners and labels is a requirement for this role. 

  • An understanding of music royalties. 

  • Experience with project delivery for large, cross functional projects involving partner teams inside and outside your organization.

  • Software architecture design or system design experience independent of an architect

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science

  • Experience with programs that require expert handling of technical, legal, and licensing dependencies.

  • Practical experience with agile and lean values, principles, and techniques.

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $184,100 - USD $225,000
Zone B: USD $171,200 - USD $209,200
Zone C: USD $162,000 - USD $198,000
Zone D: USD $152,700 - USD $186,700

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans including company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance 
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits 
  • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources 

This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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