SoundCloud is the world’s leading social social sound platform, scaling alongside a rapidly growing global userbase.
We’re looking for a back-end architect who loves to code, with experience building highly scalable infrastructures and systems.
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:
- Scale our Ruby based backend by designing and implementing state-of-the-art solutions.
- 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:
- Significant experience with Ruby on Rails and at least one other web application framework.
- Great SQL skills, including complex queries and optimization.
- Strong fluency in nginx/Thin/MySQL/*nix stack.
- Experience with test-driven development as well as queue-based architectures, specifically RabbitMQ.
- Working knowledge of music production tools and techniques.
- Writing and UI design skills a plus.
If this sounds like you, and you’re excited to work with people from 28 nationalities in a fast-paced start-up environment, please send your resume and cover letter in PDF or link.
Engineers are the nuts and bolts of the whole operation. We’re writing software, building systems and managing infrastructure to scale the world’s social sound platform.
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