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Staff Engineer

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023
Who We AreSiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day.SiriusXM Connected Vehicle (SiriusXM CV) is a leading provider of connected services to vehicle manufacturers, delivering one of the most broadly adopted connected vehicle platforms in North America for the last 25 years. Named the 2020 Company of the Year in the Telematics Industry by Frost & Sullivan, we provide safety, security and convenience services to millions of vehicle owners across major automotive brands. Our teams are continuously working to develop leading-edge technology that can not only add convenience to the daily lives of so many drivers across the country but our advancements in safety and security could also help save their lives. How You’ll Make An ImpactWe are looking for a motivated and passionate Senior Manager to help us drive our organization to the next level. As a Senior Manager of our vehicle telematics DevSecOps Team, you will lead a team of engineers responsible for building and operating our next-gen telematics platform in AWS. This position will play a pivotal role in defining the key designs for this system and ensuring the seamless integration of security practices into our development and operational processes. What You’ll Do
  • Lead a team of 10+ engineers, utilizing best practices in agile software development, test automation and quality assurance, CICD processes, and Operational discipline.
  • Establish and implement the overall DevSecOps strategy and roadmap, aligning it with business objectives
  • Drive the adoption of DevSecOps practices throughout the organization, promoting a shift-left approach to security
  • Work closely with your peers, Product Managers, and Product Owners to develop strategic vision for your components and deliver on software roadmaps
  • Provide leadership, activity planning and direction to complete team tasks, produce the required deliverables, track/resolve issues and meet project milestones
  • Lead architecture, design, code, and implementation review sessions with team
  • Monitor and analyze Production incidents (security, performance, outage) and implement incident response and recovery plans
  • Grow and cultivate a culture of accountability, security awareness, collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement
  • Conduct regular security assessments, vulnerability testing, and code reviews to identify and mitigate potential security risks
  • Grow and mentor engineers on the team
What You’ll Need
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other technically related field (Equivalent experience and/or degrees in other technical fields will be evaluated and considered)
  • 6+ years of experience as a software developer with experience in multiple development languages and platforms delivering multiple commercially deployed products to market
  • 3+ years of cumulative software development leadership at a manager, senior manager
  • Mentoring skills and competencies, with an ability to transfer knowledge to junior and senior members of the team
  • Proven ability to organize and manage priorities across multiple stakeholders while ensuring a sustainable pace of work
  • Proven ability to translate business needs into technology solutions
  • Proven ability to lead and work within geographically distributed engineering teams
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; acts with professionalism both in person and when working on the phone with partners
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of cloud infrastructure, containerization technologies, and orchestration platforms, and cloud development and deployment best practices (specifically on AWS is a plus)
  • Strong technical knowledge of Java, Javascript, Node.js, Angular, Bootstrap, Python and related technologies
  • Technical understanding of working within a Git/Gitflow-based multi-branched software environment
  • A deep agile toolbox including awareness of various agile techniques
  • Proficient computer skills, experience with the Atlassian Development Suite (Confluence, Jira, BitBucket), Microsoft Office Suite (Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.
Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.R-2023-07-26