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Funding10M-20M USD
Employees33
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryMobile, Search, Software, Consumer, Music/Audio
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Principal Software Engineer, Server-Side Development

at SoundHound Inc. in San Jose, CA   —   Mar 31, 2014   |  
Overview
About You:

• You will need a sense of adventure and a battle-tested ability to build highly scalable systems.
• You love writing code, reviewing code, deprecating code, and mentoring other engineers.
• You care deeply about keeping the Ops team's pagers quiet.
• You're comfortable taking a central role in helping us expand the team and evaluate talent.
Responsibilities
Identify key scaling/stability pain points and architect/implement solutions, allowing SoundHound to keep up with explosive growth in user base.
Lots of hands-on design and coding, including rapidly building new highly scalable systems.
Provide leadership in areas of security and robustness against DDOS and other attacks.
Interface regularly with other parts of the engineering organization (including mobile apps and the core back-end teams) as well as product/business teams.
Experience
Deep knowledge of multiple relevant languages (Java, C/C++, Php, Python, etc)
Proven track record designing massively scalable systems
Strong command of Unix/Linux environment and LAMP stack
Ability to provider mentorship, code-reviews, and guidance for junior team members
Skills
Nice to haves:
Experience building API's to support apps on iPhone, Android, etc.
Experience with common server-side technologies (Tomcat, Memcached, MySQL, NoSQL, etc)
Experience working with audio signals and music-related data
Experience working with text search systems and/or speech technologies
Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
Compensation
Competitive with stock options and benefits.
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