Senior Cloud Network Engineer


Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 05/15/2024
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  • Company Address: 3828 Clarington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90232, US

About SoundCloud

SoundCloud is a music company powered by an ecosystem of artists, fans and curators leading what’s next in music. Founded in 2007, SoundCloud is an artist-first platform empowering artists to build and grow their careers by providing them with the most progressive tools, services, and resources.

Job Description

SoundCloud empowers artists and fans to connect and share through music. Founded in 2007, SoundCloud is an artist-first platform empowering artists to build and grow their careers by providing them with the most progressive tools, services, and resources. With over 375 million tracks from 40 million artists, the future of music is SoundCloud.

About the Team

We are a dedicated team responsible for architecting and maintaining our organization's cloud network and the physical infrastructure of our data center, ensuring general connectivity and implementing logical extensions into various services. Additionally, we develop and support automated systems that seamlessly integrate all traffic components for efficient web routing.

Skills and Expertise we seek

  • Advanced cloud platform proficiency and strong experience with infrastructure-as-code, with emphasis on Terraform and Go.
  • Solid understanding of network topology and routing protocols.
  • Deep knowledge of AWS network services like Virtual Private
  • Cloud, Transit Gateway, Direct Connect, Load Balancers and CloudFront.
  • Experience with  Route 53, SSL Certificates, Shield and Network Firewall.
  • Familiarity with IPMI for automation and effective network management.
  • Expertise in setting up and managing multi-account and multi-region environments, ensuring optimal configuration and security.
  • Skilled in deploying and managing software load balancers, and reverse proxies such as HAProxy or Envoy.
  • Familiarity with container orchestration and CI/CD systems.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-time-zone distributed team environment.
  • Preparedness for participation in an on-call rotation schedule.

Bonus - good to haves 

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Certifications such as Cloud Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Advanced Networking, CCNP or JNCIP, or higher. 
  • Experience with bare-metal servers, switches and routers. 
  • Operational experience with Linux systems in data center environments.
  • Exposure to metal-as-a-service systems and configuration management frameworks.

About us:

  • We’re international! We operate in the US, Berlin and London and all of our communication is in English
  • We have a flexible, friendly and inclusive office environment in Mitte and NYC 
  • Our environment is a learning one, with specific focus on development, including a professional development allowance and a possibility to use 20% of your time for a personal project
  • You can contribute to our Engineering Blog post


  • Not located in Berlin? No worries, we offer extensive relocation support including allowances, one-way flights, temporary accommodation, and by partnering with Expath, on the ground support on arrival
  • Interested in a gym membership, photography course or book? We have a Creativity and Wellness benefit!
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Professional development allowance
  • Flexible vacation and public holiday policy where you can take up to 35 days of PTO annually
  • We offer free German courses at beginning, intermediate and advanced
  • Various snacks, goodies and 2 free lunches weekly at the office!

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at SoundCloud

SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us lead what’s next in music by understanding and empowering our creators and fans, no matter their identity. We acknowledge the challenges in the music industry, and strive to influence an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute respectfully and thrive, especially the historically marginalized communities that many of our creators, fans and SoundClouders identify with. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment at SoundCloud for everyone, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, migration background, national origin, age, disability status, or care-giver status.

At SoundCloud you can find your community or elevate your allyship by joining a Diversity Resource Group. Diversity Resource Groups are employee-organized groups focused on supporting and promoting the interests of a particular underrepresented community in order to build a more inclusive culture at SoundCloud. Anyone can join, whether you share the identity or strive to be an ally.

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