Senior Systems and Database Administrator


Toronto, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 01/15/2021
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  • Company Address: 3979 Freedom Circle Suite 400, Santa Clara, CA, 95054

About SoundHound

At SoundHound Inc., we believe every brand should have a voice. As the leading innovator of conversational technologies, we’re trusted by top brands around the globe. Houndify, our independent Voice AI platform, with 70,000+ users, allows brands to create custom voice assistants that deliver results with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

Job Description

Our mission is to build software that allows people to use their voice to get what they want. SoundHound’s Voice AI platform enables everything from cars to coffee machines to understand what you say and to intelligently respond. We do this by leveraging deep neural networks to build a full suite of voice technologies. Easier said than done!


Pulling this off requires high quality services, infrastructure and processes that enable SoundHound to deliver at a higher velocity.  We are looking for a Senior Systems and Database Administrator who thrives in a fast-paced, continuously improving environment.  


You will join a small, high caliber team that ensures high availability of mission critical host computer resources. This group develops and maintains tools, procedures, custom scripts and test plans to ensure operational reliability. They establish installation methods and guidelines and tackle the management of the host computer operating systems, databases, disk array, and other infrastructure components.



In this role you will:


  • Design, build, and maintain the infrastructure, services, and processes of the SoundHound mission critical enterprise and development systems.
  • Deploy, maintain, monitor, tune, and perform the day to day management of the SoundHound production and development environments.
  • Identify and recommend design and configuration improvements of operating systems, databases, and system applications. 
  • Investigate and analyze systemic issues and provide remediation.



  • 5+ years of experience in Linux system administration, complex systems management, programming, and systems software and support
  • 2+ years of experience in administration of SQL (MySQL, Postgres) and NoSQL (MongoDB, Hadoop) databases
  • 2+ years of experience in Cloud Service Provider environment administration and support
  • Strong troubleshooting skills of complex systems/application stacks
  • Experience running and maintaining a 24x7 Internet-facing production environment, across multiple on-premise data centers and Cloud environments
  • Experience with kubernetes and containerization technology
  • Experience with Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins, and other configuration management and deployment software

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.