Backend Engineer

Kaohsiung / KKBOX - Engineering / Permanent

When one of millions of members clicked an option in the KKBOX App, listened to a playlist or asked a smart speaker to play a track, the music information has to be delivered immediately to the user's mobile phone, PC or smart speaker. This very straightforward user scenario involves complex information exchange logic in KKBOX backend and requires high performance, low latency in large-scale.  

The KKBOX backend engineer is the man in the back for making this scenario run very smoothly and scalable. It’s an interesting job dealing with integration of music information and exchange. Provide API for front-end application (mobile, PC or Web) to implement product features. This is a position that you can feel a sense of accomplishment, very important and challenging. We’re looking for experienced and passionate engineers to join us, and participate with KKBOX backend development. Let’s work together to create the best experience for all of KKBOX’s users, including you and us.


  • Develop and maintain API that directly handle millions requests from users.
  • Data pre-processing and marshalling according to product specification and requirements. The data may include music information, member information and playlist status.
  • Data warehouse and data analytics for data generated by KKBOX music service. For example, calculating various charts for KKBOX Music.
  • Requirements:

  • Basic concept of version control.
  • Familiar and experience of any one programming language.
  • Hands-on experience of developing network service, ex. personal or school projects.
  • Hands-on experience of database (MySQL / Redis / Memcache...etc)
  • Nice To Have:

  • Familiar with LAMP、LNMP development.
  • Experience of cloud platform, ex. AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Familiar with Git Flow, CI/CDExperience of NoSQL database.
  • Experience of streaming service development. (Music, Video, Live, etc)
  • A good team player.
  • Love to co-work with a team to solve technical problems.
  • Result oriented. Sticking to facts.
  • Passion for creating customer’s value through service developmentProactive and self-motivated work attitudeStay curious for new technologies and learning new skills
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