Full Time / Berlin
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 an experienced data architect to help us build the next generation of ML-powered data delivery systems that will allow us to manage and expose engaging experiences on SoundCloud by optimising predictive performance while serving hundreds of millions of users.
About the role
In this role, you will be responsible for the overall architecture of our production data delivery as well as for engineering practices to ensure the stability, compliance, reliability and timeliness of our systems. Daily, you will be mentoring engineers as well as collaborating with other technical leaders across the organisation, contributing to architecture decisions and solving cross-functional technical problems.
You will be overarching all the stages of the delivery from event logging, data preparation, identification of relevant metrics for production-readiness, scalable inference, and feature stores. You will be in charge of implementing best practices to improve the overall machine learning infrastructure and unleash modelling and evaluation strategy to find patterns and predict unseen instances.
You have significant experience in Machine Learning engineering and a deep passion for data processing infrastructure. With a problem-solving mindset, you have architected and built data delivery systems at scale, applying data-mesh principles.
You have a pragmatic, results-oriented approach to application architecture and are excited to work in all areas of the analytics and the cloud stack. In this role, are expected to acquire a deep technical understanding of our products; execute a solution development roadmap; as well as provide mentorship.
Finally, you have a proven record of success coordinating with other technical leaders in your organisation, explaining your technical vision and strategy and creating consensus around it.
*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.*