SoundCloud: Back-end Developer

Posted by | September 6, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Berlin, Germany


Soundcloud is looking for an experienced web developer with knowledge of the latest web development tools and methodologies.
You are an excellent team player, keen on new challenges in a start-up environment and music lover. Oh, and you love music…and Berlin!
  • Develop the backend parts of new key features for the SoundCloud Rails-based platform.
  • Optimize the backend of existing features for performance and stability.
  • Find and resolve issues with the platform in close communication with our users.
  • Solid experience with Ruby and at least one more language (preferably C/C++).
  • 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.

    To apply: If you’re interested, please send your resume and cover letter (all in PDF or link) to or visit our jobsite at:

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