PUBLISHED: April 13, 2017
YOUSICIAN, Siltasaarenkatu 16, 00530 Helsinki


Making the world a more musical place

At Yousician, our job is to reimagine music education, so everyone can play. We’ve built an amazing team of creative, passionate, and independent people, all working together to help millions of musicians learn, play, reach their goals, and have fun. If this sounds like the right mission for you, you’re in the right place!


Developing the largest and fastest-growing music education app in the world is a real challenge, but very rewarding. The purpose of this role is to help our Data Engineering & Analytics team develop and refine our big data pipeline and build tools that facilitate data-driven decision making.


  • Develop and maintain our data pipeline.
  • Improve the scaling, optimization, tests and our internal tools to enhance data quality & reliability.
  • Work with diverse data processing frameworks and technologies and bring new ideas to the table.
  • Help the team in all aspects of data analysis but with focus on data engineering.


  • You have experience of building or maintaining a data warehouse or ETL pipeline.
  • You have hands-on experience with data warehousing technologies (e.g. Redshift, Hadoop, Druid).
  • You have good experience in Python and SQL languages.
  • You have a strong interest in learning/discovering new big data technologies.
  • You have some Linux administration system knowledge.
  • You have more of a DevOps rather than consultancy mindset.

These are plus:

  • Experience with AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience with developing complex ETL workflow (Airflow).
  • Experience with big data frameworks (Spark, Flink).
  • Experience with MongoDB.


  • You’ll have a meaningful and profound impact on the lives of millions of musicians and future musicians all around the world.
  • You’ll work with an amazing group of people in a wide range of fields, and have real autonomy in small, efficient teams.
  • You’ll get the challenges and rewards of working in a successful and fast-growing company, and the opportunity to grow your role.
  • You’ll get a competitive compensation package – salary, stock options, crazy perks – and work in an awesome new office in the heart of Helsinki.


  • We want Yousician to be the best place in the world to work at, so we put a lot of effort into making a creative, motivating and fun working environment.
  • We work in small efficient teams, where everyone has autonomy, freedom to make decision and a strong sense of ownership.
  • We run experiments: we make systematic decisions, we measure outcomes to see what works and we learn from our experience.
  • We have lots of perks and quirks: daily push-up sessions, bonus for sport activities, jam sessions (with more instruments than you can shake a drumstick at!), board game tournaments and sauna evenings and our famous Greece, Thailand and Tenerife work-retreats.


  • Send us your application and CV (in English). Let’s make the world a more musical place together! Everyone who comes to a personal interview at our office gets an ukulele. #rockon
  • Role published: 13.4.2017.
  • Application deadline: We continuously evaluate applications as they come in. Roles are kept open until we have found and hired a great candidate. This can sometimes take a few days, sometimes months. We encourage you to send your application once you have all the requested information and asked tasks compiled. Sending a “first version” and suggest to “update” it later, or postponing your application for too long is therefore not recommended.


Yousician is the largest and fastest growing music education company in the world, with millions of users worldwide. Based in Helsinki, Finland, Yousician develops high-tech interactive software for learning guitar, piano, bass, and ukulele. Yousician provides real-time feedback on how you’re playing, combining the addictive features of computer games with songs and exercises to make the learning process easy, fun and motivating.

Yousician also develops the world’s #1 guitar tuner app Guitar Tuna (iOS, Android, WP) and has won numerous international business awards including WIRED’s hottest Finnish start-up, SXSW, Midem,, and educational awards such as Sunday Times ‘World’s best apps’ and Best European Learning Game. We’re hiring, so come join an amazing team and help us make the world a more musical place!

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