SoundHound is creating & productizing transformative technologies that improve life. Join us.
After amassing a global user community well over 300 million strong, a large portfolio of core technologies & award winning products, we're just getting started. At SoundHound we value creativity, innovation, hard work, open communication & fast iteration, which allow us to act on valuable feedback from employees & users alike. SoundHound's culture is one of impromptu coffee breaks, less-impromptu fitness sessions, group lunches, & weekly happy hours.
We offer a competitive salary, SoundHound stock options, unique camaraderie, catered lunches, & the opportunity to call a company home that's simultaneously changing the way we discover music AND interact with machines. Yep, it's that cool.
Our apps are very server-centric in their design. Almost every tap or swipe generates a round-trip to our servers, & in this role, you'll be one of the senior engineers on a small team building the 'API' system in the middle of all the action. You will push code to production frequently, & your changes will immediately effect tens of millions of users each week.
-You love seeing all the pieces come together to enable an engaging user experience
-Your sense of adventure compels you to dive into challenges head first
-Your love of writing code will be second only to your love of deprecating even more code!
-You care deeply about keeping the Ops team's pagers quiet!
-Build scalable production systems responsible for directly driving in-app user experience
-Refactor code early & often to continuously ensure quality, stability, & extensibility
-Step into new problem spaces & quickly formulate well thought out solutions
-Provide mentorship, code-reviews, & guidance for other team members
-5+ years of experience & demonstrated success in working with robust & large scale production systems
-Deep expertise in Java, Go, or other relevant languages
-Experience designing, building, & maintaining API's & microservices
-Ability to analyze & improve system scalability & stability
-BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
Nice to haves:
-Experience with MySQL/NoSQL databases & public cloud providers
-Experience working with third-party API's or datasets
How to apply:
-Please send us your resume & cover letter - tell us why you would like a job at SoundHound in particular.