Engineer, Backend

Position Purpose

SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform, scaling alongside a rapidly growing global userbase and constantly pushing the boundaries of modern browsers and HTML5.

We’re looking for someone passionate about about development tools, techniques and methodologies, to help build the SoundCloud platform.

With hacker time and tailored professional development, you’ll grow alongside industry leaders while helping to shape the future of audio on the web.

Your key responsibilities:

Work on a growing set of back-end services for internal and external consumption, from product definition to production and maintenance
Optimize the backend of existing features for performance and stability
Find and resolve issues with the platform in close communication with our users
Required skills and experience:

You need to have solid experience in at least two languages like Scala, Clojure, Go or Ruby.
Extensive experience with systems integration using HTTP and queues (RabbitMQ and ProtocolBuffers are a plus)
Good understanding of storage systems, like MySQL and Cassandra, including complex queries and optimization
Experience in software design techniques, Test-Driven Development and distributed architectures

Experience developing popular public APIs
MRI/JVM tuning and profiling
If this sounds like you, and you’re excited to work with people from 30 nationalities in a fast-paced start-up environment, please send your resume and cover letter in PDF or link.

Job Summary

  • Berlin, DE
Date Posted:
12 Jan 2015
Engineering Software