SoundCloud

As the world’s largest music and audio platform, SoundCloud lets people discover and enjoy the greatest selection of music from the most diverse creator community on earth. Since launching in 2008, the platform has become renowned for its unique content and features, including the ability to share music and connect directly with artists, as well as unearth breakthrough tracks, raw demos, podcasts and more. This is made possible by an open platform that directly connects creators and their fans across the globe. Music and audio creators use SoundCloud to both share and monetise their content with a global audience, as well as receive detailed stats and feedback from the SoundCloud community.

SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We're looking for exceptional Data Scientists to join our Data Science team in either Berlin or New York. As a keen analytical intellect and sharp commercial mind, you will work closely with key leaders across a broad array of impactful topics and directly help shape SoundCloud’s Product and Business Strategy. About the role You will be part of the Strategy & Analytics team at SoundCloud which focusses on informing company strategy through in-depth understanding of user behaviour/product/content dynamics and generating strategic value from SC’s vast data asset. You will be responsible for conducting behavioral analyses, designing, running and interpreting experiments, creating analytical frameworks, designing dashboards and building predictive models in order to inform decision making in a series of complex product and business problems and ultimately elevate SoundCloud’s ability to compete. On a daily basis you will help guide decisions with quantitative insights into user behavior, content and product dynamics. Our stack includes a wide variety of technologies such as BigQuery, Python, Spark and Tableau. Some topics you might be working on: Explore user engagement and retention to underpin growth strategies; Analyse A/B tests for new feature development or business model evolution; Develop foundational analytical frameworks to optimize lifecycle management for our subscription businesses; Work hand in hand with engineering teams to define data driven tracking for our new features.  About You You are an experienced Data Scientist with minimum 3 years experience who excels at analytical thinking, and brings strong commercial and product intuition along with sound technical knowledge and fantastic storytelling skills. You feel comfortable writing SQL queries and Python code and you are willing to embrace new technologies. You have a background in a quantitative field (mathematics, computer science with strong academic record preferred) and a track record of applying statistical inference and engineering in real world data science problems (ideally in a global b2c product in the digital space). You enjoy working closely with teams and you want to make a real impact on the company, in the world of music and creative expression.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio.   In this position, you will lead a group of Product Managers within the Platform Organization. This domain consists of such functions as Payments, Marketing Technology, Commercial Bundling and Royalties & Reporting. You will lead Product Strategy and Vision and be responsible for driving the success of our KPIs. You will be reporting to our Chief Product Officer. In addition to working with them and your counterpart in Engineering, you will also closely collaborate with our broader leadership team to bring products to market. The ideal candidate has rich product leadership and subscriptions experience and preferably has worked within the music industry before. At least 5 years experience in a director (or equivalent) role, in addition to 10+ years experience working in the tech or music industry in a product role. You have a proven record of launching and shipping products. You have led and mentored a group of Product Managers and contributed to their growth and development. You can devise and execute a clear product vision and strategy for Commercial Systems. You can tie the goals to business needs and communicate this at executive level and across company wide stakeholders. You have proven experience in implementing organizational product management processes and practices. Strong analytical and quantitative skills and the ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive prioritization. You hold strong empathy for brand and growth marketing teams and have collaborated closely with them in the past. You have worked within a B2C organisation that has a successful consumer subscription product as a primary revenue driver. You are comfortable making pragmatic decisions in a complex business environment, and empowering those on your team to do so with autonomy. When necessary though, you’re prepared to get your hands dirty and contribute directly. You are a proven team player with a keen sense of what helps us build and grow healthy, diverse, and high-performing teams. You have a sense of curiosity and a passion for eliciting creativity and innovation within the teams with whom you work. If this describes you, we'd love to chat.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio.   In this position, you will lead a group of Product Managers within the Platform Organisation. This domain consists of such functions as Search, Content Ingestion, Content Rights, Media Streaming, Content Identification and Catalogue Experience. You will lead Product Strategy and Vision and be responsible for driving the success of our KPIs. You will be reporting to our Chief Product Officer. In addition to working with them and your counterpart in Engineering, you will also closely collaborate with our broader leadership team to bring products to market. The ideal candidate has rich product leading experience and preferably has worked within the music industry before. At least 5 years experience in a director (or equivalent) role, in addition to 10+ years experience working in the tech or music industry in a product role. You have a proven record of launching and shipping products. You have led and mentored a group of Product Managers and contributed to their growth and development You can devise and execute a clear product vision and strategy for Catalogue and Rightsholders. You can tie the goals to business needs and communicate this at executive level and across company wide stakeholders. You have proven experience in implementing organisational product management processes and practices. Strong analytical and quantitative skills and the ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive prioritization. You can understand and advocate for the needs and requirements of Rightsholders. You’re able to communicate their role at SoundCloud and be a proponent for their success on the platform. Ideally you have worked within the streaming industry and are knowledgeable about supply chain delivery You are comfortable making decisions in a complex business environment, and empowering those on your team to do so with autonomy. You are a proven team player with a keen sense of what helps us build and grow healthy, diverse, and high-performing teams. You have a sense of curiosity and a passion for eliciting creativity and innovation within the teams with whom you work. If this describes you, we'd love to chat.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We’re looking for a Data Platform Technical Product Manager to join our team in Berlin. Working with a world-class engineering team, you’ll be responsible for determining the future of how SoundCloud stores, processes, and consumes data to serve its consumer base of millions. You will be working with our Data Engineers to determine how SoundCloud thinks of data infrastructure and establish a world-class set of tools and services to enable our engineers to deliver great product experiences for our listeners and creators. Key responsibilities: Communicate product vision and strategy for the Data Platform internally and externally Prioritize and refine Data Platform features, improvements and bugs based on engineering impact and business goals. Define success metrics to enable high-impact product development with data infrastructure Determine best areas of improvement, taking into considering implementation time, return on investment and trade offs. Engage with infrastructure vendors and partners Coordinate with other product managers, engineering, and business teams Evolve the capabilities of our data platform to meet feature initiatives and company objectives Required skills and experience: 3+ years of product management and/or engineering experience, experience with agile methodology and ideally distributed teams. Proven record of delivering successful products & services at scale Experience working with some of; A/B Testing and data driven product development, modern data infrastructure and platforms, data-driven products, such as recommendation systems and business intelligence You’re familiar and keep up-to-date with different distributed data technologies including streaming (Kafka), storage (GCS, S3, HDFS), parallel processing (Apache Crunch, Spark)), data warehousing (BigQuery, Redshift) You’re comfortable working with a variety of teams and determining how different teams query and process data. Even better if you are familiar with Data Science techniques You’re comfortable determining trade-offs of when to build an in-house solutions versus buying an external solution and working with vendors for the latter. You inspire and dazzle your colleagues with your depth of knowledge and ability to impart it, and are able to communicate it well in both writing and presentations Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actios Extremely thorough, detail-oriented and organized with ability to manage multiple parallel projects Ability to translate user needs and strongly cooperate with engineering on scoping and executing projects and finding compromises between technical and product concerns
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We're looking for someone to join our search team as an embedded Data Scientist. You will be a member of a diverse and skilled group of Data Scientists that operate across the organisation in product teams, business intelligence and analytics. As a Senior Data Scientist on search, you will take the lead on refining the search experience using your expertise in information retrieval and machine learning. Our Data Scientists work on a wide range of products and problems, embedded with engineering teams having direct impact on our millions of daily active users. We want people that come equipped with an open mind, creativity and a get-it-done attitude. About the role In this role you will be responsible for leading the efforts to build data products and internal solutions for some of the hardest problems in search. You will see projects through from start to finish performing research, prototyping solutions, production deployment at scale and A/B testing to validate your solutions. We love specialists with deep experience, and we expect to use that experience alongside a Data Scientist’s ability to be general and tackle a wide range of problem areas.  Some projects you might work on include:  Build and evaluate ranking models to improve the search experience of our users; Analyse user journeys and derive success metrics to support product decisions; Applying natural language processing (NLP) techniques to search queries to better understand user-intent and misspellings; About You You are a Senior Data Scientist with a curious analytical mindset, experience with software engineering, and a track record of shipping search solutions at large scale. You have a broad toolkit that spans languages and runtimes, and you can get up-to-speed with new tech stacks quickly. You enjoy working cross-functional with Engineers, Product Managers and peer Data Scientists. You have: A Ph.D. or M.Sc. in a relevant field such as computer science or machine learning (preferred but not required) A minimum of 5 years of experience in a full-time industry position (not academic) A deep understanding of the lifecycle of a Data Science project, with experience in research, solution development, tuning and inspecting models, etc. Experience with Scala, Python or similar languages that are used to ship production models and systems Experience wrangling very large datasets by writing and maintaining data processing pipelines with Hadoop, Spark, BigQuery, Redshift, or similar An ability to tell a story about data, to explore and reveal patterns, and to communicate to stakeholders about your discoveries and hypothesis Worked in cross-functional teams and are able to work in multiple parts of a tech stack
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners, and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. SoundCloud’s Content Engineering Team currently has two main responsibilities. It is responsible for the systems that ingest commercial supply chain content and make it available on SoundCloud (Content Ingestion) and for the systems that deal with rights management for our content (Content Rights). This means making our content available as is intended by the rightsholders, at the right moment in time, only in the expected territories etc. The Content Eng Team will consist of two sub-teams each covering one of these responsibilities and we are looking for an Engineering Manager for one of the teams. As the Engineering Manager of one of those teams, you will be responsible for hiring, managing and developing a group of talented software engineers working with cutting-edge technologies such as microservices, Scala, data processing pipelines such as Hadoop, Spark, SQL, and the Google Cloud Platform.   You will help the team to understand business objectives, establish an agile workflow, and uphold our best in class technical direction. You will work closely with product to deliver an amazing product. You will communicate proactively with other teams across the company to collaborate on cross-cutting topics. You embrace hard decisions, applying pragmatism when necessary. We are passionate about making SoundCloud a platform which is indispensable to creators. If you would like to share this passion with us, we’d love to hear from you!
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
SoundCloud is the world’s leading social audio platform, allowing everyone to discover unique content anytime, anywhere. We enrich people's lives through the shared love of sound. We’re looking for an engineer to join our Royalties and Reporting Team in Berlin. At SoundCloud we care about creators. In order to enable our partners to pay them according to their play stats, we need to deliver accurate reporting in a timely manner. You are passionate about building efficient data pipelines, with a solid background in SQL, Python and Scala. You will help us to renew our reporting infrastructure based on Spark and port it to Airflow/BigQuery. You would actively contribute to simplifying the visibility of revenue and provide helpful insights for internal and external users. You are a self-directed learner, team-player and passionate about software development. You are able to build and voice your opinion, and you’re open to receiving feedback and learning from it.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
We’re looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to join our Data Platform team to help us build great infrastructure and tooling for data scientists, engineers as well as product, marketing and business experts. Our Data Platform Team is responsible for building and running the systems that allow us to store, manage and expose our data in order to make rapid data informed decisions and engaging experiences for our users. As a Data Engineer, you will be empowering our Engineers to securely and effortlessly manage, process and consume data. You’ll help maintain and improve our event pipeline, job scheduler, monitoring, storage, queuing and query systems based on Kafka, HDFS, Cassandra, S3/GCS, Spark, Airflow and BigQuery. You are an experienced Software Engineer or Systems Engineer with a track record of simplifying efficient, scalable and accessible systems, preferably in the domain of databases, data infrastructure and tooling. You are passionate about educating others to efficiently build data pipelines, with a solid background in Java, Scala, Python and SQL. Your  empathy for your users' goals, enthusiasm working across teams and desire to impact the world of music and creative expression are ingredients for your success.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We are looking for backend engineers to join our growing technology organisation! As backend engineers at SoundCloud, we build the infrastructure for products that music listeners and creators love. Our work often involves large-scale distributed systems, parallel computing, and data science. We actively improve our tools and processes to support collaboration and productivity. We cultivate an environment where we can all learn and grow. You have solid backend engineering skills and are motivated to work in these areas. You’re proactive and have experience collaborating closely with other teams. You enjoy crafting simple solutions to complex engineering problems and are able to communicate them to product managers. You’re an independent thinker, but thrive in a tight-knit team. You’re committed to the products you work on. If this describes you, we’d love to chat!    Prior experience with microservices, JVM languages, automated testing, and continuous delivery are all highly valued. Scala is the main language we use, so you are either already proficient in it or excited to learn. Experience in technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, and data processing pipelines is a plus. We're currently hiring for multiple teams with different missions, technologies and challenges; and we will discuss potential teams with you to figure out the best fit together.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world's largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what's new, now and next in music and audio. We’re now on the lookout for an  Intern Learning & Organisational Development  to join us in this mission. In this role you will be supporting the Senior Manager L&OD and the People Team with all related tasks and projects. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Support with People Processes including Performance Management and Promotions Support with Engagement Survey delivery and analysis Support with Learning & Development Programs, the SoundCloud Coaching Program and the creation of potential new programs Support with L&OD initiatives/projects in the field of team development Support with data analysis and innovation Support with any other L&OD related tasks, events and administration   ABOUT YOU You have completed your academic degree (B.A or M.A.) in Organisational Psychology, Organisational Behavior, Business degree with a focus on HR or any related field and ideally you have already gained some work experience in the field. You are looking to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic international environment where you can learn and develop your skills. You are excited about helping us further develop our L&OD practices while sharing our passion for people and their development. We are looking for an engaged person with the ability to learn quickly and adapt easily to a fast changing environment. Hereby you focus on an open communication, are proactive, comfortable being hands-on and you embrace new challenges with enthusiasm. Are you ready to celebrate success with a world-class people team? Then we look forward to your application! Please include your CV and a one-page cover letter, briefly summarizing what excites you most about working at SoundCloud. This paid internship will run for 6-12 months and is based out of our Berlin office. Visas or relocations cannot be sponsored.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We’re looking for a Product Manager to join our team in Berlin. Working directly with a world-class engineering and design team, you’ll develop and own the roadmap for Listener growth and relentlessly connect users to product value. We are especially interested in candidates who have worked a consumer-facing app at scale and have a track record of learnings and successful business outcomes to show for it. If you’ve graduated from the “growth hacking” mindset to a deeper analytical understanding of how to model and drive growth then we think you’ll be a great fit. Key responsibilities Communicate vision and strategy for your area both internally and externally Translate strategic business goals into a quarterly roadmap and team backlog Develop a growth model and communication framework for educating stakeholders and evaluating opportunities Work with your team to develop a technology stack that allows you and others to run multiple parallel experiments Communicate outcomes and learnings with peers and business stakeholders. Required skills and experience Bachelor's degree or work experience in a relevant field with 3+ years of product management experience as well as experience with agile methodology. Proven track record of wins and learnings Familiarity with best practices for modelling, accounting, and driving sustainable user growth. Experience with leading analytics, CRM and Experimentation vendors is a plus Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions Thorough, detail-oriented and organised. Able to manage multiple parallel projects Outstanding verbal and written communication, as well as a high level of comfort leading workshops and presentations with a diverse group of stakeholders and teams.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. Our Listener Experience team is responsible for features and services surfacing exciting and engaging content to millions of listeners every day. As an engineering manager of the Web team, you will be responsible for managing and developing a group of talented software engineers. You will help the team to understand business objectives and establish an agile workflow. You will communicate proactively with other teams across the company to collaborate on cross-cutting topics. You also have a background in web development and JavaScript and are experienced with React or other JavaScript application architectures. Experience in developing for the server, for example with Ruby, NodeJS or Scala, is also a plus. We are passionate about making SoundCloud a platform which is indispensable to listeners. If you would like to share this passion with us, we’d love to hear from you!
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what's new, now and next in music and audio. We reach hundreds of millions of listeners globally every month, many of whom listen on mobile. We are now looking for an Android engineer to join our engineering team in Berlin. You have experience developing Android applications with tools like Android Studio and Gradle. Additionally, you have experience in building adaptive UIs for phones and tablets and testing using tools like JUnit, Robolectric and Espresso. Experience with Kotlin, RxJava 2, performance analysis, and continuous integration are all highly valued. In addition to experience developing on the Android platform, you are a well-rounded software engineer looking to step into a fast-paced, Agile environment. You are a pragmatic problem solver with a learning mindset. You are passionate about audio on mobile and are keen to learn with the best on our mobile engineering team. If this sounds like you, we would love to chat.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We're looking for someone to join our Anti-Abuse team as an embedded Data Scientist. You will be a member of a diverse and skilled group of Data Scientists that operate across the organisation in product teams, business intelligence and analytics. Our Data Scientists work on a wide range of products and problems, embedded with engineering teams having direct impact on our millions of daily active users. We want people that come equipped with an open mind, creativity and a get-it-done attitude. About the role As a Senior Data Scientist on Anti-Abuse, you will take the lead on identifying the sources of fraud, spam and abuse and working on solving these problems in a pragmatic way using your expertise in statistics and machine learning. You will see projects through from start to finish performing research, prototyping solutions, and production deployment at scale using engineering best practices. We love specialists with deep experience, and we expect to use that experience alongside a Data Scientist’s ability to be general and tackle a wide range of problem areas. Problems in this space are often ill-defined and open so strong problem solving skills and an ability to look beyond the immediate scope of a problem are important. You will know when and how to be pragmatic and, for example, use human-readable heuristics or take the leap to learn a model to predict the expected behaviour of a user. Some projects you might work on include: Bot detection Time series anomaly detection Fraud analysis and prevention About You You are a Senior Data Scientist with a curious analytical mindset, experience with software engineering, and a track record of shipping solutions at large scale. You have a broad toolkit that spans languages and runtimes, and you can get up-to-speed with new tech stacks quickly. You enjoy working cross-functional with Engineers, Product Managers and peer Data Scientists. You have: A Ph.D. or M.Sc. in a relevant field such as computer science or machine learning (preferred but not required) A minimum of 3 years of experience in a full-time industry position (not academic) A deep understanding of the lifecycle of a Data Science project, with experience in research, solution development, tuning and inspecting models, etc. Experience with Scala, Python or similar languages that are used to ship production models and systems Experience wrangling very large datasets by writing and maintaining data processing pipelines with Hadoop, Spark, BigQuery, Redshift, or similar An ability to tell a story about data, to explore and reveal patterns, and to communicate to stakeholders about your discoveries and hypothesis Worked in cross-functional teams and are able to work in multiple parts of a tech stack
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. Our Global IT Team is responsible for the productivity and success of all our organizational functions and teams. We empower others to be productive, collaborate and do the best work they can, while keeping a close eye on compliance and the safety of our organization. We are looking for an IT Support Specialist based in our Berlin office, that offers hands-on support to all employees in Berlin and remote support for our employees worldwide. You will handle incoming tech support issues, analyze the tasks at hand, and resolve them in collaboration with your team. A perfect solution is not everything for you until all questions are answered, and every party involved is happy with the end result. You thrive on helping people succeed. You are interested in and get excitement by working with mobile device management as well as asset management systems, orchestrating vendors and suppliers and checking their legal & security compliance. The ideal candidate has experience with all services associated with distributed offices and productivity spaces, in a Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows environment, and enjoys solving the tricky tasks. On top of your hands-on support skills - you are a self-starter who enjoys taking over projects, and are able to ensure they are implemented successfully. Required skills: Possess fundamental concepts of analytical troubleshooting Ability to perform under pressure 2 to 5 years experience with IT support and systems environment in a mid sized enterprise/business setting Finding the best solution for wlan availability in any place Understanding of networking concepts Experience with Administration an Atlassian Products Ability to explain complex technical ideas in a non-technical manner Ability to contribute documentation to our internal Wiki Troubleshooting SoundCloud’s fleet of macOS and Windows machines Experienced with vendor management Comfortable processing invoices and reconciling expenses A strong interest in the IT field and professional growth Experience with LAMP, AWS, LDAP, GSuit, GIT and enterprise SSO will be big plus Development skills: basic bash or Ruby Command Line is your friend! Experience in networking standards such as TCP / IP, DNS, DHCP and LAN / WAN What you're all about:   You’re an enthusiastic Mac lover with a “Genius Bar” attitude You are a fast learner with great communication skills With an easy-going and service oriented attitude you solve people’s technical issues Self management, multi-tasking, stress resistance If this describes you, we'd love to chat.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We reach hundreds of millions of listeners globally every month, many of whom listen on mobile. We’re looking for someone with a passion for numbers to join our Accounting team. Your Role As International Accountant you will be part of a team of Accountants and work closely with other stakeholders across the business. The role is specifically focussing on the Accounting of international subsidiaries within the SoundCloud Group and with growing skills contributing to accounting related projects. Highly experienced colleagues are willing to share their knowledge allowing you to manage your tasks, grow your skillset and widen your horizon. Specific responsibilities will include: GL Bookkeeping in accordance to IFRS Handling accounts payable related accounting processes including cash management and credit card handling Managing travel and business expense reimbursement Contributing to monthly reporting and other compliance requirements Supporting the processing of monthly and annual financial statements Collaboration with other functions and regional teams on accounting matters, acting as a proactive business partner Your profile As a motivated member of the team, you are keen to make a difference in many ways. Following the onboarding phase you will be trained to take on ownership of processes and tasks which will provide you with the opportunity to make things your own, driving them to next level of excellence. We specifically look for someone: 1-2 years of prior experience With strong interpersonal and communication skills Being highly comfortable working in a fast-paced and ambitious work environment in which colleagues are measured by outputs and not formalities You bring solid knowledge of Accounting principles Excel skills (pivot, vlookup) Working with an Accounting / ERP – System is a plus(not a requirement)!
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators and listeners who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. Our Product Design team creates and shapes those experiences that serve hundreds of millions of users. We’re now on the lookout for an experienced Product Designer to join our team. The Role You’ll work in close collaboration with Product Managers, Engineers, UX-Researchers, and other Product Designers to meet the needs of SoundCloud listeners and creators on the web, mobile, and beyond. We expect you to take ownership of your experiences from the early strategy and concept phases to the final implementation and following iterations. About You You are a passionate product designer and a great storyteller. You speak the language of users and are able to define their journey through a system from start to finish. When thinking about the design, you consider the experience rather than individual screens. You are able to align user needs with business goals and you actively participate in discussions to challenge assumptions, give critical feedback, and create consensus. Beyond being passionate about technology and designing products that millions of people love, you’re enthusiastic about SoundCloud and the music space.  Requirements A background in designing user experiences and interaction design for digital consumer products and working with cross-functional teams A strong online portfolio that demonstrates your process and ability to turn ideas into a convincing and unique creative vision You see communication as a big part of your daily work. You’re not only interested in input from users, developers and everybody else, but you’re able to ask questions, give feedback and critique your peers’ design solutions Holistic understanding of design. You’re eager to understand the underlying problem and able to work out concepts and ideas that are addressing the real issues You can deliver larger projects reliably, coordinate with other design team members and delegate when needed You partner with peers in their area to set clear objectives and execution strategy You enjoy working on a product from start to end and you won’t rest until an excellent and solid experience can be shipped. At the same time, you are able to align this expectation with an iterative product development process You are able to draft multiple versions of an idea with sketches, wireframes, and storyboards You can provide multiple solution proposals for a problem, respective rationale, and trade-offs You have excellent presentation skills and communication abilities
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators and listeners who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. Our Product Design team creates and shapes those experiences that serve hundreds of millions of users. We’re now on the lookout for a Product Designer to join our team. The Role You will work in close collaboration with Product Managers, Engineers, UX-Researchers, and other Product Designers in the payments team to meet the needs of SoundCloud listeners and creators on the web, mobile, and beyond. We expect you to take ownership of your experiences from the early strategy and concept phases to the implementation and following iterations. You speak the language of users and will define their journey through a system from start to finish. You will participate in discussions to challenge assumptions, give critical feedback, and create consensus.  Responsibilities Define user experiences of multiple areas including purchases, payments, subscription management, partner integrations across multiple platforms Partner with peers in your team to set clear objectives and an execution strategy Draft and iterate on multiple solution proposals for a problem with storyboards, sketches, wireframes, and prototypes Collaborate with UX-research, product management, engineering, marketing, and growth marketing to ensure a smooth product development process Understand and determine the level of fidelity required for our features and ensure we’re prioritizing our efforts effectively Ownership of experiences from the early concept phase to the final implementation Communicate and align expectations within your team and stakeholders Requirements/skills A strong online portfolio that demonstrates your process and ability to turn ideas into a convincing and unique creative vision A background in designing user experiences and interaction design for digital consumer products and working with cross-functional teams Experience designing responsive web applications or features, preferably work shipped to a large number of consumer users Ability to provide the rationale and trade-offs for your solution proposals Basic - advanced CSS & HTML knowledge Communication is a big part of your daily work. You’re not only interested in input from users, developers and everybody else, but you’re able to ask questions, give feedback and critique your peers’ design solutions A holistic understanding of design. You are eager to understand the underlying problem and able to work out concepts and ideas that are addressing the real issues You can deliver larger projects reliably, coordinate with other design team members and delegate when needed You enjoy working on a product from start to end and you won’t rest until a solid experience is shipped. At the same time, you are able to align this expectation with an iterative product development process and respective trade-offs You are a passionate product designer and a great storyteller In your design process, you consider the entire experience rather than individual screens You have excellent presentation skills and communication abilities  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.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. Head of Operations reports to the CTO and facilitates execution, planning, communication and resource allocation. This senior leader partners with the executive team, business GMs, heads of Product and Engineering to ensure we’re sailing smoothly and reliably through our many complex work streams. Key areas of ownership are: Your mission in this role: From Engineering & Product perspective, owns the quarterly and annual planning process, cross-functional alignment, dependency management and overall orchestration of locking into an outcomes-oriented plan. Communicates this plan effectively across the organization. Manages tracking and reporting of all major initiatives. Anticipates and aggressively removes blockers that slow down or prevent project teams from delivering on project goals. Rationalizes headcount investments and utilization across the organization. Capacity planning and allocation as related to business objectives. Runs programs of work that touch multiple teams. Collaborative partner to Engineering, Product, Design and Business leaders. Leads cross-functional meetings and streams of work with multiple stakeholders and ensures alignment on goals, value and timelines. Trusted partner who can identify organizational or delivery inefficiencies and able to have difficult but constructive conversations about ways of tackling and resolving. You’ll be the key partner to the CTO, CPO and the Product Leadership Collective ensuring that all trains are running effectively. Who you are:   You have 10+ years of leading operations in a senior role. You’re able to operate with limited direction and guidance, quickly and independently assessing situations and identifying inefficiencies or operational contentions. Thought leader in program management and agile approaches. Extensive experiences in leading project managers, operations managers and agile coaches. You are business-minded and commercially oriented but come from a strong consumer product ilk. You’re obsessed about the customer and figuring out how to sustainably and pragmatically deliver value. You’re rigorous and quantitative about all efforts you’re involved in. You’re hands-on about analyzing data. You’re outcomes oriented. You’re extremely organized. You’re an excellent communicator and relationship builder. You effectively drive multiple diverse groups to ambitious goals and you make that fun. You are crisp in your language and message providing clarity and disambiguating You’re able to effortlessly switch between tactical and strategic modes. You have strong command of modern project and product management tools like JIRA. You demonstrate commitment to high standards and a diverse workplace. 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.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
May 16, 2019
Full time
SoundCloud is the world's leading audio platform, allowing everyone to share and discover unique content anywhere, anytime, on the web and on mobile. We're currently seeking a product engineer with a frontend focus to support us and help us grow here in Berlin. You have a background in web development and JavaScript, experienced with React or other Javascript application architectures. Experience in developing for the server would be desirable, for example, with Ruby, NodeJS or Scala. You have a keen interest in creating polished user interfaces by working closely with designers, and producing high quality code with an emphasis on automated testing. You are interested in solving problems that you can connect to business value, and are excited by the opportunity to work with cutting-edge browser capabilities and new technologies such as ES2015+, Typescript and React Native. More broadly, you are a smart, engaging person who cares about solving business problems across multiple code bases and can help our team keep a robust but sustainable pace. You have the maturity and skill that comes with practical, hands-on technical experience, you understand the importance of balancing technical debt with delivery, and you have the confidence to express your opinions but the humility to learn from your experience. You have pair-programmed or have some interest in trying it. A formal computer science degree is not necessary: we're interested in your skills and attitude, not your degree. If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk to you. 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.