Senior Software Engineer - Android

Welcome to Mobile Engineering at the company responsible for shipping not one, but two revolutionary applications.  SoundHound, one of the most popular Music and Search applications in the Play Store, and Hound, the ground-breaking personal assistant you can speak to naturally. In this position, you'll play a key role in leveraging SoundHound's cutting-edge backend technology to delight our hundreds of millions of users around the globe. You, along with your tight-knit team of passionate, innovative, and highly-collaborative Developers, will create polished and innovative mobile experiences. You believe things like SoundHound's unique 'LiveLyrics' feature, and Hound's ability to understand natural speech are awesome, and would relish the opportunity to sign your name to even cooler features within future products. Sound good? Read on!


  • Architect and drive development using the latest Android standards
  • Transform concepts and specifications into reality within our Android applications
  • Use the latest processes and tools in software development to both craft solutions and track progress


  • Published an app, either individually or as part of a team, that is live on the Play Store
  • Strong English skills, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in and a deep knowledge of Android and Java programming
  • Knowledge of object oriented design and patterns
  • Experience with server API driven development
  • Enthusiasm for working in a high-profile, fast-paced startup. We ship to millions of people on a regular basis, with tight schedules and small teams, and it takes a certain kind of energy and drive to get it done!
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with one or more of the following: low latency audio, low latency networking, performance analysis, third party SDK’s (Facebook, Fabric, etc.)
  • Worked on an app that has scaled to millions of users
  • Great insight into product features and what users want

How to Apply:

  • Download and use our Android apps. We'll talk to you about the experience as a part of the interview process.
  • Send us your resume.  If you have shipped any Android apps that you are proud of, point us in their direction.
  • Also, include a cover letter with anything else you'd like to share

SoundHound Inc. turns sound into understanding and actionable meaning.

We believe in enabling humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally to mobile phones, cars, TVs, music speakers, coffee machines, and every other part of the emerging 'connected' world. Our latest product, Hound, leverages our Speech-to-Meaning technology to showcase a ground-breaking smartphone experience. Our SoundHound product applies our technology to music, enabling people to discover, explore, and share the music around them, and even find the name of that song stuck in their heads by singing or humming. And through the Houndify platform, we empower developers to be part of the speech-to-meaning revolution.

Mission: Houndify everything.

Meet Some of SoundHound, Inc.'s Employees

Keyvan M.

Founder & CEO

Keyvan oversees the entire SoundHound organization. He stays focused on aligning company goals and values in order to continue growing the business and its employees far into the future.

Maisy W.

Software Engineer

Maisy sits on the Speech Team, taking audio input and creating neural networks that model the different phonemes associated with certain sounds in efforts to better understand patterns.

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