In the words of the renowned computer scientist Jerry Weinberg, “A system is never finished being developed until it ceases to be used.” At Yapsody, we are NEVER in maintenance mode. By constantly developing new features and new integrating apps, our product is as new today as it was when we launched several years ago; and there is no finish-line in site. Yapsody India is seeking a well-rounded, Quality Assurance Lead who lives by the maxim that great software is never finished being developed and has the creativity, vision, and passion for driving our strong growth trajectory. This is not a boring job by any stretch of the imagination. As a Yapsody team member, the moment you enter our eccentric “YapStudio” and experience our creative haven of team excellence, the rush of inspiration will make you love what you do even more than you already do; and the generous revenue share bonuses in which every team member shares will drive you to proudly take ownership of your critical role. Job Description • Develop, optimize and oversee Yapsody’s standards and processes for testing software, scoping requirements, maintaining technical documentation, optimizing UI / UX, and triaging and resolving defects • Provide guidance and instruction to software development team with respect to operational efficiencies and system performance to ensure product scalability, on-time delivery and maximum efficiency • Hire, train, and manage QA resources • Make software magic happen by providing beautiful test cases and share your vast knowledge and greatness with other “Yapsodians” • What more can we really say? At Yapsody, we don’t hire people to tell them what to do. We hire them for their expertise and creativity so that they can tell us what to do. Skills & Experience Requirements • At least 6 years of relevant work experience • Sufficient understanding of automated testing and load testing concepts to be able to integrate into Yapsody’s testing processes • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision by relying on experience and judgment to plan and achieve goals • Basic knowledge of software architectures and best practices • Demonstrated ability to mentor and manage others • Strong English verbal and written communication • Ability to run custom MySql queries is a plus
Yapsody is looking to hire a Business Analyst. As a Business Analyst, you will be responsible for the identification, analysis and gathering of software requirements and ultimately driving the development and design for the software development team. You will interact with business stakeholders, quality assurance and software development teams. Job Responsibilities • Develop User Stories and Business Requirements to support the development of software application. • Work with Business stakeholders and subject matter experts to gather accurate information for use in the Business Requirement Documents. • Act as a key point of contact between business stakeholders and software engineering teams. • Use a variety of techniques including group sessions and one on one interviews to capture and document requirements. • Provide insight regarding product workflow, consistency, and usability to guide the development and impact of the product for our customers. • Verifying that final product meets the acceptance criteria, preferably through testing platforms • Communicating effectively with developers on explanation of user stories and validating the end implementation of the requirements • Communicating effectively with business stakeholders to acquire user feedback and refine requirements • Define configuration specifications and business analysis requirements • Help design, document and maintain system processes • Report on common sources of technical issues or questions and make recommendations to product team • Constantly be on the lookout for ways to improve monitoring, discover issues and deliver better value to the customer Key Skills & Experience 1. 3+ years as a Business Analyst 2. Extensive experience writing business requirement documents. 3. Experience developing requirements in an agile environment. 4. Business knowledge with SDLC experience. 5. Superior time management and organizational skills and the ability to work independently. - Excellent analytical and data gathering skills. 6. Detail oriented with superior problem-solving skills.
We at Yapsody India are looking for a Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products & services. You will work collaboratively with developers, quality engineers, usability experts, support managers to create easy-to-understand user content and product documentation to increase product clarity, performance, and usability. Responsibilities • Uses sound technical writing practices and processes, with a little to no help from doc manager, or program manager to deliver optimum information to the reader. • Conducts research to obtain information from written material, conversation, interviews with subject matter experts. • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements • Creates content plan for assigned deliverables, ensures proper review, incorporate review feedback and creates content based on approved plan. • Understands/creates a documentation strategy, documentation plan as required for current projects and assignments. • Communicates with manager or others about potential problems and current status of documentation. • Work in creating, editing, and reviewing comprehensive technical documents such as user guides, developer guides, online help, in-app documents and technical specifications etc • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience in assortment of media types (PDF, Online Help, HTML help) • Adheres to style guide, information architecture and processes. • Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications • Create and maintain the information architecture • Utilize a variety of media forms; include images and charts • Analyze current content and make improvements as necessary Job Requirements 1. Proven working experience of 6+ years in technical writing 2. Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail 3. Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures 4. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 5. Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred 6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Hi. My name is Darren Seiden, MD of Yapsody India Pvt. Ltd. in Mumbai and CEO of Yapsody Entertainment, Inc. in Los Angeles. I am looking for a Concert Event Digital Marketing Executive to spearhead digital marketing efforts for major concert events throughout the U.S. from our Yapsody Studio in Mumbai. Yapsody has been a leader in the U.S. concert industry for 20+ years, producing 200+ major events annually with world-renowned artists such as Bryan Adams, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Keith Urban, and 3 Doors Down. Yapsody is also a leader in the event management software industry serving 50000+ presenters worldwide. (Check us out! Just type “Event Ticketing” into Google.) We are looking for someone like YOU with creativity, vision, and passion for the intersection of music and digital media. This is a prime opportunity for any skilled marketing executive looking to make his/her mark on a growing worldwide brand within a Silicon Valley-lifestyle environment that inspires out-of-the-box ideas. So here’s the scoop… Job Responsibilities: • MISSION: Drive website visitors and online ticket sales for Yapsody concert events. • CAMPAIGNS: Plan, implement, and track marketing campaigns for fulfill the mission. • CONTENT: Manage content and advertising platforms that relate to promotion of Yapsody concert events (e.g., Yapsody concerts website and social media sites) • COLLABORATION: Coordinate with Yapsody Entertainment executives and presenters. Skills & Experience Requirements • 3+ years in digital marketing with a minimum of 1 year specifically marketing events • Flawless verbal and written English communication This is not a boring job by any stretch of the imagination. As a member of the Yapsody team, the moment you enter our eccentric Mumbai “YapStudio” and experience our creative haven of team excellence, you’ll know what it really means for “work” to be fun! Come visit us for a drink and a pizza in our YapCafe and you’ll understand I mean. We look forward to meeting you soon! Darren
In the words of the renowned German industrial designer Dieter Rams, “Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.” We at Yapsody are embarking on a new endeavor to make our product intelligible, memorable, and meaningful for customers. This is a super challenging opportunity for a true UI Designers looking to make an impact on a feature-rich, mass-market product used in dozens of countries representing every inhabited continent. As a Yapsody team member, the moment you enter our eccentric “YapStudio” and experience our creative haven of team excellence, the rush of inspiration will make you love what you do even more than you already do and drive you to proudly take ownership of your critical role. Job Description • DESIGN: Create pixel perfect, responsive visual layouts for all platforms that convey complex information to users in the most visually compelling, simplistic manner and make each user feel that the product was made for them. • CONSISTENCY: Develop, optimize and oversee Yapsody’s design standards and processes to be used across the organization. • COLLABORATION: Work with the UX Team and Development Team to ensure timely and accurate delivery of all UI requirements. Skills & Experience Requirements • 3+ years of relevant work experience. • Strong work portfolio exhibiting attention to detail and ability to demonstrate the decision process and rationale behind each design element. • Proven excellence in all relevant aspects of UI, including typography, color balance, use of graphic design elements, information hierarchy, etc. • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision by relying on experience and judgment to plan and achieve goals. • Basic understanding of the development practicalities and limitations of front-end technologies that are used for implementing designs. • Demonstrated ability to mentor and manage others. • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to be persuasive and sell your ideas. • Proficiency in Adobe Suite, sketch or any other visual design tools of your preference. What more can we really say? At Yapsody, we don’t hire people to tell them what to do. We hire them for their expertise and creativity so that they can tell us what to do. Quoting Albert Einstein, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” So what will YOU solve? What will YOU bring to the table in terms of creativity, vision, and passion for making customers fall I love with Yapsody and continue driving our strong growth trajectory? We invite you to our vibrant YapStudio to share with us over a cappuccino… or even a beer! (no kidding)
Hi. My name is Darren Seiden, MD of Yapsody. Yapsody CEO Vinay Chavan and I are looking for a Senior IT Security & Compliance Manager to join our Yapsody Studio in Mumbai. Yapsody has been a leader in the U.S. concert industry for 20+ years, producing 200+ major events annually with world-renowned artists such as Bryan Adams, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Keith Urban. Yapsody is also a leader in the event management software industry serving 50000+ presenters worldwide. (Check us out! Just type “Event Ticketing” into Google.) We are looking for someone like YOU to navigate us through the IT security & regulatory landscape as we continue our robust growth trajectory. This is a prime opportunity for any skilled security & compliance executive looking to make his/her mark on a growing worldwide brand within a Silicon Valley-lifestyle environment that inspires out-of-the-box ideas. So here’s the scoop… Job Responsibilities: • IDENTIFICATION: Identify all applicable regulations and security standards governing delivery of Yapsody products and services in relevant jurisdictions worldwide. • ASSESSMENT: Assess Yapsody’s compliance with applicable regulations and security standards. • IMPLEMENTATION: Implement all processes for bringing Yapsody into compliance with applicable regulations and security standards. • RISK MITIGATION: Implement damage-control protocols for (i) handling security breaches and incidents of non-compliance; (ii) mitigating resulting damages; and (iii) responding to related allegations and complaints initiated by third-parties. Skills & Experience Requirements • 4+ years’ experience in both regulatory and security auditing and implementation of related protocols with respect to at least two of the following: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (European Union) Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) (Worldwide) Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) (United States) Value-Added Tax (VAT) and other applicable jurisdictional taxes (Worldwide) Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA & HITECH) (United States) • Strong English verbal and written communication skills This is not a boring job by any stretch of the imagination. As a member of the Yapsody team, the moment you enter our eccentric Mumbai “YapStudio” and experience our creative haven of team excellence, you’ll know what it really means for “work” to be fun! Come visit us for a drink and a pizza in our YapCafe and you’ll understand I mean. Vinay and I look forward to meeting you soon! Darren
Hi. My name is Darren Seiden, MD of Yapsody. Yapsody CEO Vinay Chavan and I are looking for Node.js developers to join our Yapsody Studio in Mumbai. Yapsody has been a leader in the U.S. concert industry for 20+ years, producing 200+ major events annually with world-renowned artists such as Bryan Adams, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Keith Urban. Yapsody is also a leader in the event management software industry serving 50000+ presenters worldwide. (Check us out! Just type “Event Ticketing” into Google.) We recently converted our online ticket store from PHP to Node.js as a pilot program and achieved outstanding results in terms of speed and efficiency. We are now making a big push to convert the core application and build all new features and apps in Node. Joining Yapsody right now puts you at ground zero of our transformation in the invigorating, Silicon Valley culture you always wanted So here’s the scoop. And it’s quite simple: Job Responsibilities: - Code in Node.js - Work hard play hard! (We all spend the majority of our waking hours working. Why shouldn’t it be fun???) Necessary Experience: - 2+ years of coding in Node.js - Work hard play hard! This is not a boring job by any stretch of the imagination. As a member of the Yapsody team, the moment you enter our eccentric Mumbai “YapStudio” and experience our creative haven of team excellence, you’ll know what it really means for “work” to be fun! Come visit us for a drink and a pizza in our YapCafe and you’ll understand I mean. Vinay and I look forward to meeting you soon! Darren