Musicologists on a contractual basis for a new music streaming service in India

We are looking for 3 Musicologists on a contractual basis to join us in Mumbai. They will play a pivotal role in localisation and curation efforts as we launch in India.

We are looking for people with comprehensive music repertoire and catalogue knowledge of Hindi, English and Punjabi music, a strong understanding of the music ecosystem and a good understanding of digital audience behaviours.

Based in Mumbai, this role will work closely with the Lead Musicologist in India.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adding appropriate tags to content to improve recommendations, as per guidelines
  • Optimise the Indian content experience by applying their music knowledge to data anomalies, content filters and curation challenges
  • Utilise analytics and data to inform curation and editorial decisions
  • Perform Quality Analysis tests based on different benchmarks and criteria defined
  • They will control, test, and evaluate that the Moodagent product quality is maintained and improved at a local level and caters to most users

Who You Are:

  • You have a background in music programming, or music journalism
  • Possess extensive knowledge of music genres, pop culture and cultural trends with a focus on Indian repertoire
  • An analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills

Candidate 1 - Comprehensive music repertoire and catalogue knowledge of Punjabi and Hindi music, across genres.

Candidate 2 - Comprehensive music repertoire and catalogue knowledge of Hindi and English music, across genres.

Candidate 3 - Comprehensive music repertoire and catalogue knowledge of Tamil and Telugu music, across genres. Knowledge of Malayalam and Kannada music is a bonus.


  • This will be a Contractual role for 6 Months, can be extended up to a year, based on performance & requirement.
  • This is a Mumbai-based role

About us:

Moodagent is a company built by and for music enthusiasts. It is a celebration of music as an important piece of our culture, its impact on our lives, and the sense of community it fosters. At Moodagent, we blend our longstanding AI technology with the best of you, creating the most personalized music streaming experience out there. Moodagent is redefining what it means to make, listen and share music one playlist at a time.

Our team is a close-knit bunch of music-loving software developers, design thinkers, musicologists, data scientists, and machine learning experts who come from all corners of the world. We have people working in big data, microservices, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, scalable infrastructure, and app creation. 

We have an informal tone and a shared passion for music.

Moodagent, Mumbai office


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Application deadline

As soon as possible

Working Hours
Full time position

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More info on:


Namita Dhawan
HR Manager India
+45 36 16 36 00
Moodagent India Private Limited, 3rd Floor, Arohas, Sahana Enclave, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Bandra West, 400050 Mumbai, India

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