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Backend Engineer
Content Authorization
Posted on 3/1/2023
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Write high-quality and maintainable code. Test, collaboratively review, and ship it
  • Take ownership of maintaining and developing our backend services with a focus on high availability, low latency, and scalability
  • Collaborate closely with your teammates and stakeholders as the team collectively drives our content platform's vision, direction, and architecture
  • Contribute to building a strong team with high-quality output and create an open and inclusive culture
  • Identify and proactively address challenges on the backend, driving technical decisions within your peer group
Desired Qualifications
  • You are able to adapt quickly to changes in business requirements and work in an agile environment
  • You think about systems and services and deliver high-quality software solutions
  • You have 3+ years of experience working as a software engineer and with object-oriented programming languages, and are able to adapt to new technologies as needed
  • You take pride in working on projects to successful completion involving a wide variety of technologies and systems
  • You are a motivated team player who is happy to collaborate with the engineering organization across
  • Experience in working with large-scale and distributed backend systems is a plus
  • Experience with event pipelines is a plus
  • Experience with Scala and/or Ruby is a plus

1,001-5,000 employees

Social audio & music platform
Company Overview
SoundCloud is on a mission to empower the world's audio creators with the best tools, services and resources to build and grow their careers. The company operates an audio streaming and distribution platform that is 'the largest audio discovery platform in the world'.
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as mental health resources
  • Robust 401k program
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Generous professional development allowance
  • Interested in a gym membership, photography course or book? We have a Creativity and Wellness benefit!
  • Flexible vacation and public holiday policy where you can take up to 35 days of PTO annually
  • 16 paid weeks for all parents (birthing and non-birthing), regardless of gender, to welcome newborns, adopted and foster children
  • Various snacks, goodies, and 2 free lunches weekly when at the office
Company Core Values
  • 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