How is engineering organized at SoundCloud?
Session SummaryIn this session Alexander talks about what is important to SoundCloud when it comes to organizing the engineering team. Should you have small or large engineering teams? Should engineers be allowed to deploy to production? These questions, among others, are all answered in this short video.
Alexander is currently VP Engineering at SoundCloud, the world’s leading social sound platform. Before SoundCloud, he worked as R&D director at Nokia, where he headed Places Development at Nokia’s Location Services and also was responsible for the Operations department. Throughout his career, Alexander has worked in various positions in the software industry (Development, Consulting, CTO), as well as co-founding two start-ups. He holds a Masters in computer science from the University of Oldenburg and an Executive MBA from FOM Berlin. Besides computer science Alexander works(ed) as a techno DJ in Berlin’s party scene.