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Staff Software Engineer


USD 112k-168k/year
1 year ago

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SoundCloud is a next-generation music entertainment company powered by an ecosystem of artists, fans, and thriving communities on the pulse of what's new, now and next in culture. As one of the world’s most influential cultural platforms, SoundCloud holds a singular market position as both a music-streaming service with the largest catalog of music and an artist services and distribution business to help artists grow long-term, successful careers.

We are looking for Staff Engineers (API) to join our API team!

As a Staff Software Engineer, API  at SoundCloud, you’ll be helping us build our next-generation API platform for our user experience applications. We are a collaborative, high-impact team that works with large-scale, cloud-based microservices. Come help us build and modernize our platform by adopting newer technologies and concepts (NodeJS/Typescript, GraphQL, Apollo). 

You have next-level engineering skills in NodeJS (Typescript) and GraphQL and are motivated to continue working in this area. You are deeply passionate about cloud-based modern, scalable designs. You’re proactive and have experience collaborating closely with teams of different disciplines across Product & Engineering. You live for crafting simple, elegant solutions to complex engineering problems and are able to effectively communicate them to both product and engineering. 

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

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

The salary range for this role is 112,000 to 168,000 annually. The final salary offered will be determined based on relative experience, skills, internal equity, and location. We also offer a generous total rewards program - read more about additional benefits and perks below! Please note the indicated range is for US-based locations only.

About Us:

  • We’re international! We operate in the US, Berlin and London and all of our communication is in English. 

  • Our environment is a learning one, with specific focus on development, including a professional development allowance and a possibility to use 20% of your time for a personal project.

  • You can contribute to our Engineering Blog post. 

  • Interested in a gym membership, photography course or book? We have a Creativity and wellness benefit!

  • We offer free German courses at beginning, intermediate and advanced. 

  • Various snacks and goodies at the office!

Diversity at SoundCloud:

SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.


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