Careers

Fast-growing company

We are a rapidly growing company. Things move fast here! We work in a friendly, creative, and dynamic environment where everyone has a chance to add to the project and shine professionally.

Exciting projects

Millions around the globe use our music apps, but we dream bigger and aim higher, currently working to create no less than a global platform for anyone to create, discover, play, and enjoy music.

Employee benefits

We are a diverse bunch of engineers, musicians, designers, techies, and performing artists. We are passionate about what we do, we like to have an occasional (or pretty random) drink, we talk tech and music a lot. We make working here a blast!

Fast-growing company

Our employee perks include medical, gym membership, and football on Mondays, awesome work equipment, flexible work and vacation schedule, fully stocked kitchen with snacks, staff events, outings, team-building opportunities and more.

Current openings

Join the company who is at the forefront of the mobile music entertainment and work on making apps and games that are liked by millions around the globe.

Business Development Manager London, UK

About the role:

Gismart, a music app developer based in Soho, is looking for a Business Development Manager to join the team. We are seeking an experienced strategist with excellent communication skills, strong contacts in music and entertainment industry, and experience in music licensing deal structuring for digital business. A successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing, analysing, negotiating and closing new business opportunities for Gismart.

At Gismart, we're focusing on making music social, interactive and collaborative again. We specialise in developing social music-making apps. Our ultimate aim is to create one place for music lovers around the world to connect and collaborate musically. With over 170 million downloads Gismart is liked by people from all over the world.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about the changing music ecosystem, technology and supporting our goal of connecting people through music and the mobile ecosystem.

What you'll work on:

  • Constantly seek and develop new opportunities for Gismart in music and entertainment industries to achieve financial growth and build solid company reputation as top music app developer.
  • Manage relationships with current partners. Generate and present new opportunities for them to enhance the relationships and continue to grow business.
  • Establish and maintain key relationships with the relevant music rights holders and music publishers, negotiating, re-negotiating and closing deals.
  • Develop relationships with artists, artists' managers, labels, and other music industry professionals. Represent Gismart in meetings with music industry executives pitching new digital opportunities in partnership with Gismart.
  • Work closely with Gismart co-founders to qualify new opportunities, and support international growth through strategic partners. Work cross functionally with product, marketing, finance to execute on new and existing partnerships, and maximize the value that Gismart derives from those partnerships.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strategic thinker, full of good ideas, resilient, persistent with ability to meet multiple objectives in an entrepreneurial environment with little supervision.
  • Outgoing, communicative and excellent at negotiating.
  • Hands-on deal experience in music licensing. Thorough understanding and hands-on experience in deal structuring and negotiating with the music publishing area, ideally for digital companies.
  • Proven commercial leadership with business development and operational experience with technology companies.
  • Good connections in music and entertainment industry is highly desirable.
Senior Financial Manager London, UK

About the role:

We are looking for a reliable Financial Manager who will analyze every day financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans.

The goal is to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company’s objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action
  • Advise on investment activities and provide strategies that the company should take
  • Maintain the financial health of the organization
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget
  • Liase with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained
  • Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Financial Manager
  • Experience in the financial sector with previous possible roles such as financial analyst
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
  • Proficient user of finance software
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Able to guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • BS/MA degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics

 

Director of Engineering Minsk, Belarus

About the role:
We are looking for a Director of Engineering with strong technical leadership and management skills to guide and coordinate product development and engineering teams efficiently.

You will cultivate the spirit of startup in a growing company at the team level and provide them as much decision making authority as possible while establishing best engineering processes across the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Define engineering direction that supports business strategy
  • Establish strong Engineering culture across the company
  • Closely collaborate with Engineering Leads and Agile Project Managers to work out strategic vision of building teams that deliver high quality products in time
  • Manage Engineering organization helping or organizing the Engineering meetings and lightning talks
  • Work with HR on hiring priorities to accomplish product and engineering roadmaps
  • Grow the next generation of leadership and management talent in the organization
  • Conduct performance reviews for Engineering Leads and Project Managers, and support their review process for engineers

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong technical background
  • Strong people management abilities
  • Experience in mobile product development
  • Experience with agile development
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation Russian and English skills
  • Passionate about music
  • Proven leadership capabilities including strategy development, effective decision making, and the ability to drive results

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Medical Insurance, 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • English classes, corporate library, conference attendance compensation
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Presents for major life events
  • Comfortable office in the city center with amazing view
Head of marketing Minsk, Belarus

About the role:

To help us fulfill our mission, we are looking for a Head of Marketing with proven experience in mobile app marketing, leadership and excellent commercial acumen to drive the Gismart Marketing team of 10.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Play a primary role in developing the holistic marketing strategy for all Gismart products
  • Innovate and implement, test and learn strategies throughout the business. Monitor the effectiveness of campaigns and manage the implementation of ongoing improvements
  • Own key business metrics, support in-depth business reviews, and present to senior management
  • Use data to measure and understand customer behavior and apply those insights to our marketing levers
  • Collaborate with other members of the team including Product Management, Design, and Engineering to develop and prioritize customer-obsessed product features and marketing strategies
  • Develop a strong culture of rapid experimentation, measurement, and iteration

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in mobile app marketing with good understanding of current marketing tools, strategies and growth hacking techniques
  • Effective team management experience
  • Proven track record of performance excellence
  • Advanced understanding of mobile app marketing mix including ASO, user acquisition, traffic monetization as well as a working knowledge of current and emerging trends and technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills both Russian and English, and an ability to lead and influence others
  • Strong analytic skills with extensive experience working with mobile analytics tools
  • Ability to hire, develop and manage a world class team

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Medical Insurance, 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • English classes
  • Corporate library
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Presents for major life events
  • Сomfortable office in the city center with amazing view
Product Manager Minsk, Belarus

About the role:

We are looking for an entrepreneurial Senior Product Manager who will be responsible for working with our marketing, design, engineering and executive teams. This position will include participation in plannings, defining and delivering of social music-making apps. You will be a critical player in shipping new features and tracking their performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Own product roadmap by managing existing goals and identifying new opportunities based on trends and market demand
  • Communicate product priorities by collaborating with various functions and building consensus among them
  • Work closely with the engineering team in Agile environment to create features that enhance the product
  • Work closely with design creating simple, elegant, impactful experiences
  • Define and analyze user metrics that inform and track the success of product
  • Conduct market research, consult with internal stakeholders to define requirements and spec for new products and features

Requirements:

  • Must have experience shipping mobile apps and games
  • Solid knowledge of mobile application trends and features, platform specific behaviours and best practices
  • Experience in UI/UX tools and prototyping
  • Strong analytic skills with extensive experience working with mobile analytics tools

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Medical Insurance, 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • English classes
  • Corporate library
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Presents for major life events
  • Сomfortable office in the city center with amazing view
Go Engineer Minsk, Belarus

 

About the role:

We are looking for a talented Go Software Engineer, who will be directly involved in designing, developing, maintaining and enhancing Gismart platform. You will be responsible for proposing, evaluating and implementing software solutions that meet business and engineering needs. 

We primary use:

Microservices, Go, MySQL, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Continuous Delivery

Responsibilities:

  • You’ll be involved in the platform development to enable Gismart product teams work efficiently
  • Participate in creating architecture for new microservices
  • Explore new technologies/industry trends and technical innovation

Requirements:

  • Experienced back-end engineer with strong Computer Science fundamentals, experience in architecture design, RDBMS
  • Following best engineering practices: thorough code reviews, technical documentation, focused on quality
  • Experience with Go/Docker/Kubernetes will be a plus
  • Experience in high load projects will be a plus

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Medical Insurance, 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • English classes
  • Corporate library
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Presents for major life events
Senior Android Engineer Minsk, Belarus

About the role:

We are looking for a talented Android Software Engineer, who will be directly involved in designing, developing, maintaining and enhancing Gismart Android applications. You will be responsible for proposing, evaluating and implementing software solutions that meet the needs of the applications. You will work in Agile environment with product managers, UI/UX designers and engineering team in order to create beautiful mobile user experiences that allow users to intuitively accomplish their musical goals.

Check out our current mobile apps for Android at: https://play.google.com/store/search?q=gismart&hl=en

We primary use: Java, Kotlin, MVP, RxJava/RxKotlin

Requirements:

  • Object oriented software development experience with a good understanding of algorithms and data structures, and experience in architecture design
  • 3+ years experience in building mobile apps for Android
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Android SDK
  • Experience working with databases and working with REST APIs
  • Experience in libgdx, Kotlin, RxJava is a plus

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Medical Insurance, 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • English classes
  • Corporate library
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Presents for major life events
  • Сomfortable office in the city center with amazing view
Senior iOS Engineer Minsk, Belarus

About the role:

We are looking for a talented iOS Software Engineer, who will be directly involved in designing, developing, maintaining and enhancing Gismart iOS applications. You will be responsible for proposing, evaluating and implementing software solutions that meet the needs of the applications. You will work in Agile environment with product managers, UI/UX designers and engineering team in order to create beautiful mobile user experiences that allow users to intuitively accomplish their musical goals.

Check out our current mobile apps for iOS at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/piano-play-keyboard-music-games-with-magic-tiles/id694133630?mt=8

We primary use: Objective-C, Swift, Core Audio, MVVM, MVC, RxSwift/Reactive Cocoa, Realm

Requirements:

  • Object oriented software development experience with a good understanding of algorithms and data structures, and experience in architecture design
  • 3+ years experience in building mobile apps for iOS
  • Experience working with databases and working with REST APIs

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Medical Insurance, 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • English classes
  • Corporate library
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Presents for major life events
  • Сomfortable office in the city center with amazing view
DevOps Engineer Minsk, Belarus

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to play the key role in developing the holistic DevOps strategy for all the Gismart engineeringing and product teams. You’ll have opportunity to build the company’s infrastructure from scratch.

Our application stack is based mostly in Go. The major components we use daily are Linux, MySQL, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible.

Responsibilities:

  • Build a fault-tolerant scalable Kubernetes cluster
  • Setup monitoring, metrics collection, logs aggregation, alerting, backups
  • Improve our build pipeline
  • Explore new technologies/industry trends and technical innovation

Requirements:

  • Experience with Unix/Linux systems with scripting experience in Python or any other scripting languages
  • Experience with сonfiguration management system, monitoring solutions
  • Understanding of software development processes, best practices, and CI/CD tools
  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts including load balancers, routers, and switches, as well as TCP/IP protocols and services
  • Familiarity with Agile practices and methodologies
  • Experience with Go/Docker/Kubernetes will be a plus

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Medical Insurance, 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • English classes
  • Corporate library
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Presents for major life events
Senior Financial Accountant Minsk, Belarus

About the role:

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of financial reporting and required to maintain accurate and timely financial statements under both Belarusian, UK GAAP or IFRS. The successful Financial Accountant will join a fun, fast-paced, and high-growth company while also being directly involved in the ongoing building and improving of the accounting processes. This full-time role will interface daily with internal departments, upper management, external vendors, and service providers. The position will have close interaction with UK based Financial Manager and must have a highly proficiency in spoken and written English.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare cash journal entries, monthly bank reconciliations, and prepare period cash projections
  • Support the monthly financial close process and prepare monthly reporting pack in accordance with GAAP or IFRS
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures in accordance with our internal control requirements
  • Interface with various managers outside accounting to develop internal controls and operational policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with statutory reporting requirements, including timely preparation and filing of appropriate documents.
  • Ensure monthly financial results accurately portray current operations and activities
  • Coordinate auditor, legal and management review of financial transactions
  • Support overall business expansion

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Knowledgeable of UK and Belarusian GAAP or IFRS
  • Internationally recognised Accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA) would be a plus
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information to various levels of an organization
  • Upper intermediate+ English speaker
  • Strong customer service orientation and attention to detail
  • Able to work independently, committed to learning and development, flexible
  • Creative approach to problem solving. High aptitude for management, planning, and analyzing business situations

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical Insurance, 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • English classes
  • Corporate library
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Presents for major life events

 

Data Scientist Minsk, Belarus

About the role:
Gismart is looking for an experienced Data Scientist. You will partner with various Gismart teams to develop customer-level insights that drive both long term strategy and near-term operations for our Marketing team.

Requirements:

  • Extensive programming experience
  • Experience in research and Data Science
  • Background in statistics, mathematics and machine learning
  • Deep understanding of Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Regularization, Neural Networks, Anomaly Detection, Large Scale Machine Learning
  • Creative thinking & problem solving skills
  • Good communication & writing

Bonus Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of "how music works"
  • Data visualization

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical Insurance, 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • English classes
  • Corporate library
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Presents for major life events
  • Comfortable office in the city center with amazing view