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IT Support at Soundcloud (US)

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Job Description

SoundCloud is a next-generation music entertainment company powered by an ecosystem of artists, fans, and thriving communities. As one of the world’s most influential cultural platforms, SoundCloud holds a singular market position as both a music-streaming service with the largest catalog of music, and an artist services and distribution business to help artists grow long-term, successful careers.

Join us as we work together to enrich lives through the shared love of sound. 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 Engineer based in our Los Angeles office, that offers hands-on support to all employees in our US based locations (New York / Los Angeles).

You will handle incoming tech support issues, analyze and prioritize 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. Supporting the local office space infrastructure, from OSI Layer 1 to 7 is what you do best and excel in. Working with mobile device management as well as asset management systems, orchestrating vendors and suppliers, and checking their legal & security compliance is easy for you. Beyond the day-to-day, you improve the SoundCloud user experience by contributing to long term projects and documentation efforts.


  • Be responsible for engineering projects in the IT-Team. From research to implementation state
  • Handling incoming support tickets and front desk appointments, committed to maintain our SLAs
  • Proactive equipment maintenance (video conferencing, corporate events)
  • Running technical and security onboarding sessions for new employees
  • Full lifecycle management of client devices in the US
  • Vendor management with strong focus on cost consciousness
  • Contributing to our documentation efforts
  • Processing invoices and reconciling expenses


The ideal candidate has experience with managing network infrastructure and all services associated with an office or productivity space, in an 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.

Security is a big topic and we expect that you have experience in security topics, investigations and initiatives. Open advocating and practicing secure principles and close collaboration with the Security team is part of every day tasks.

  • 3-4+ years experience with IT support and engineering projects in a mid sized enterprise/business setting
  • Understanding and experience with fundamental concepts of analytical troubleshooting
  • Ability to perform under pressure, being the driving force of our support effort in US
  • Ability to explain complex technical ideas in a non-technical manner
  • Outstanding troubleshooting skills for a hybrid environment of macOS, Windows and Linux
  • Following, improving and defining of processes and procedures
  • Vendor management experience with focus on cost consciousness
  • A strong interest in the IT field and professional growth
  • Progressive thinker with a proactive attitude
  • Great communication skills

Technical skills:

  • Knowledge of Google GSuite for Business
  • Atlassian product
  • JAMF Casper Suite for OSX/iOS devices or different MDM
  • Broad knowledge and experience with mainstream communication and productivity tools
  • Experience with mobile device and asset management systems (Google MDM/JAMF)
  • Understanding of network layers, ability to troubleshoot office networks, systems and client machines

Nice to haves (but not necessary!):

  • Develop skills in python/ruby/bash
  • Workato / BetterCloud / Zapier – automatisation tools
  • Workday
  • Develop API connectors
  • Freshworks / Freshservice
  • Audio/Video experience

Benefits & Perks


  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as mental health resources
  • Robust 401k program
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Generous professional development allowance
  • Interested in a gym membership, photography course or book? We have a Creativity and Wellness benefit!
  • Flexible vacation and public holiday policy where you can take up to 35 days of PTO annually
  • 16 paid weeks for all parents (birthing and non-birthing), regardless of gender, to welcome newborns, adopted and foster children
  • Various snacks, goodies, and 2 free lunches weekly when at the office

Job Summary

Los Angeles, CA, USA Location
Full Time Job Type
Salary Competitive


SoundCloud is the world’s largest open audio platform, powered by a connected community of creators, listeners, and curators on the pulse of what's new, now and next in culture. Founded in 2007, SoundCloud empowers the world’s audio creators with the best tools, services, and resources to build and grow their careers. With over 200 million tracks from 20 million creators heard in 190 countries, what’s next in music is first on SoundCloud.

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