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Senior Backend Software Engineer, Ads Team

SoundCloud

SoundCloud

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

SoundCloud empowers artists and fans to connect and share through music. Founded in 2007, SoundCloud is an artist-first platform empowering artists to build and grow their careers by providing them with the most progressive tools, services, and resources. With over 375 million tracks from 40 million artists, the future of music is SoundCloud.

We are looking for Senior Backend Software Engineers to join our Ads team!

As a Senior Backend Software Engineer, Ads team at SoundCloud, you’ll be helping us build our next-generation API platform for our user experience applications. We are a cross-functional, collaborative, high-impact team that works with large-scale Scala microservices. Help us develop and modernize our platform by adopting newer technologies and concepts (Go, NodeJS/Typescript).

You have solid backend engineering skills and are motivated to create service frameworks with top-notch performance and reliability. You have experience in bringing backend services to production. You can track and showcase the tangible business impact of your work. You are proficient in Scala, Java, or Go. You understand infrastructure challenges and have a keen eye for improving them. You're proactive and have experience collaborating closely with other teams. You enjoy crafting simple solutions to complex engineering problems and can communicate them effectively. You're an independent thinker who thrives in a tight-knit team. You're committed to the products you work on.

If this describes you, we’d love to chat!

Prior experience with microservices, Scala, automated testing, and continuous delivery are all highly valued. Experience in AWS or GCP cloud-services, as well as technologies such as Typescript, GraphQL, Kafka, and data processing pipelines is a plus.

About us:

  • We are a multinational company with offices in the US (New York and Los Angeles), Germany (Berlin), and the UK (London)
  • We provide a flexible work culture that offers the opportunity to collaborate and connect in person at our offices as well as accommodating work from home
  • We are deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels of our organization and fostering a community where everyone’s voice, perspective and experience is respected and heard
  • We believe a strong team is made by investing in employees through mentorship, workshops and enrichment opportunities
  • You can contribute to our Engineering Blog
Benefits:
  • Interested in a gym membership, photography course or book? We have a Creativity and Wellness benefit!
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Professional development allowance
  • Flexible vacation and public holiday policy where you can take up to 35 days of PTO annually
  • We offer free German courses at beginning, intermediate and advanced
  • Various snacks, goodies and 2 free lunches weekly at the office!

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at SoundCloud

SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us lead what’s next in music by understanding and empowering our creators and fans, no matter their identity. We acknowledge the challenges in the music industry, and strive to influence an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute respectfully and thrive, especially the historically marginalized communities that many of our creators, fans and SoundClouders identify with. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment at SoundCloud for everyone, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, migration background, national origin, age, disability status, or care-giver status.

At SoundCloud you can find your community or elevate your allyship by joining a Diversity Resource Group. Diversity Resource Groups are employee-organized groups focused on supporting and promoting the interests of a particular underrepresented community in order to build a more inclusive culture at SoundCloud. Anyone can join, whether you share the identity or strive to be an ally.