Work With Jaxsta

We are growing and always on the lookout for talented industry professionals to join our team.

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Data Lead

Love music? Love data? Want to be part of an emerging global business? We are seeking a Data Lead who can help take us to the next level in processing and performing entity recognition across music data information from a diverse range of official sources and formats. We’re processing all of the relevant data using the latest AWS methods and then designing exciting new solutions for the music industry. We thrive on new solutions and innovation and offer a flat structure to allow your ideas to breathe! We’re collaborative, we have fun, and even when you’re debugging a dataset, it’s still like a game of music trivia! Come and join a tech team in Sydney with true global reach at the intersection of music and big-data.


  • Collaborate on the design and implementation of the core platform: a distributed, multi-tier web application.
  • Designing and implementing data models, sourcing information from APIs and 3rd party integrations.
  • Designing and enhancing a bespoke metadata supply chain.
  • Working on performing advanced entity recognition using everything from perfect identifiers to conceptualising and developing complex inferred data matching.
  • Passion for AWS products and desire to keep up with the latest advances.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a STEM field: Engineering, Maths or Computer science
  • Passion for technology, data tech and desire to keep up with the latest advances.
  • Do you have any pet projects, a git portfolio, frameworks, languages or tools that you’re passionate about?
  • Experience planning and estimating work in an Agile team.


Data Analyst Points
  • 5+ years’ experience with PostgreSQL (or equivalent)
    • Experience troubleshooting/resolving database integrity, performance, and replication issues
    • Experience with query optimisation and performance tuning
    • Experience with bulk data importing, transformation and enrichment
  • Experience documenting of database structures and maintaining descriptions on all relevant fields in database
    • Experience in making architecture recommendations to ensure optimal performance
Operational Points
  • Unix environments. You will need to know your away around a Unix box. We use Macs for development and deploy on Linux servers
  • Experience in Amazon AWS a must - we are on the cutting edge of solution architecture, and constantly looking at what new AWS products are available to streamline our workflow.
    • RDS and relational DBs, are a bonus
    • Working with Amazon S3 lambdas, SQS and step functions, are a bonus
  • Experience planning work for a team and co-ordinating with project managers and other team members,
  • Experience in versioning and rollout and rollback plans.
  • 3+ years of Java. We're a Grails shop, so Java is essential. You can learn Grails quickly.
Systems Architect Skills
  • Experience in keeping data secure, safe and compliant with privacy standards.
  • Experience in creating performative solutions and optimising for speed.
  • An ability to evaluate new products and services and assess their utility in solving challenges.
  • An understanding of cross-regional infrastructure replication.
Scientist points
  • Strong skills in the following scripting languages used in analysis:
    • Python (experience is using Jupyter Notebook and libraries such as pandas and Numpy are a plus
    • R (a plus, we use Python)
  • Experience in entity recognition, proximity scoring or deduplication and linking processes
  • Analytical algorithm skills
    • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
      • Stemming, trigrams, etc.
    • Working with machine learning algorithms, e.g. neural networks
    • Clustering
    • Initial data investigations

Integration Engineer

Love music? Love data? Want to be part of an emerging global business? We are seeking an ETL Engineer with a deep, unstoppable love for databases to join our exciting, game-changing and fully funded start-up. Come and join a tech team in Sydney with true global reach at the intersection of music and big-data.


  • Working in a tightly-knit, fast moving agile product team of both front and backend developers, designers, data scientists and database analysts.
  • Help to scope and maintain the ETL process for Jaxsta as we head towards greater automation.
  • Build and maintain data loading and integration for production systems using ETL tools.
  • Handling inbound/outbound documents, conducting auditing, handling relevant documents, and networking with partners.
  • Serving as the initial contact for troubleshooting inquiries.
  • Responding to maintenance issues.
  • Monitoring document transmissions.
  • Identifying opportunities to improve relevant processes.
  • Perform audits to ensure quality standards are being met on a regular basis, and keep staff up to date on technology changes.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience working with API based web portals, as well as experience with Big Data, AWS and Ubuntu will be highly regarded for this opportunity.
  • Experience working with PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with ETL or ELT development using languages such as Python, or Java frameworks such as Grails.


  • Computer science degree preferable.
  • Java development experience across Grails or another JVM language.
  • Interest in RedShift, Hadoop or Graph Databases as well as high-performance and scalable data stores.
  • Knowledge of advanced PostgreSQL modules such as pg_trgm, ltree, etc.
  • Understanding of the music industry supply chain - any DDEX, Streaming Service or Publishing exposure or knowledge is a massive asset.
  • Contribution to Open Source, with links to source, articles or conference talks.
  • Passion for technology, and desire to keep up with the latest advances. Do you have any pet projects, frameworks, languages or tools that you’re passionate about?
  • A love of music trivia - the ability to quickly spot discrepancies in music metadata will make your job easier - who says trivia nights are a waste of time?

Part Time Accountant

This a is a truly flexible role with the option to work 3 days or 5 short days you chose… and in a funky and fun environment with the best soundtrack in Sydney.

We love music! With the evolution of digital music we've lost the 'jacket' that used to come with the album ... enter JAXSTA! Jaxsta is building the most comprehensive database of official music credits and information, through direct partnerships with the music industry globally.

We are a band of corporate professionals, musos and music lovers. Passionately driven to give credit, where credit’s due. Jaxsta sits at the intersection between music and cloud-based technology and we’re keen to share our world with an efficient, smart human with hustle to take on the essential role of Accountant in our Darlinghurst HQ.

In addition to salary, we look after our team by switching off at Friday 5s, shouting lunch for team events, professional development opportunities. Oh and we don’t expect you to come to work on your birthday!

About You

  • You know your stuff – with Bachelor level degree in accounting or commerce and 7+ years’ experience in management / financial accounting.
  • You are a member of a professional accounting body, CA or CPA preferred.
  • You are good at delivering high quality management reporting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the preparation of annual financial statements.
  • Strong working knowledge of GST and payroll tax compliance.
  • Commercial analysis of financial information.
  • Ideally you have experience working with Xero or similar accounting system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and financial modelling, including Excel modelling skills, would help you hit the ground running but isn’t essential.
  • We’re Google all the way - experience in G suite is an advantage.
  • You are a smooth operator - with excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
  • You are as flexible as we are – and can adapt quickly to last-minute changes, taking them in stride while maintaining a pleasant manner and motivating spirit.
  • A strong work ethic with a hands-on commitment to take initiative with upcoming tasks and get projects completed.
  • Not just a number guy or gal – you have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • An eye for accuracy and attention to detail.