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Software Engineer II

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Software Engineering
Lawrenceville, GA, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 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 is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment, and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers. How You’ll Make An ImpactSiriusXM is rapidly expanding its services to drive further engagement of consumers via smartphones, tablets, PCs, and connected devices, while continuing to maintain and grow its adoption in connected cars. This position focuses on building out and supporting the latest generation of our JavaScript-based media playback platform. As a member of the team, you will contribute to all aspects of the media platform as well as working with our other Client Engineering teams to support the integration and performance of our platform across our application suite. You will work closely with other engineers integrating the player into their applications, as well as build out the UI/UX for our players in our different products. This is a full-time position with the option to work 100% remotely for the right candidates. What You’ll DoSiriusXM is looking for a creative and collaborative Software Engineer II with experience designing and building modern JavaScript-based media player applications and their interfaces. As a member of our Client Engineering team, you will contribute to important architecture decisions and play an important role in the development of SiriusXM streaming music services, used daily by millions of listeners. What You’ll Need
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field, or equivalent experience in lieu of degree
  • 1+ years demonstrable professional experience or equivalent (such as an internship) and proven
  • A strong interest in collaborating via code reviews and technical discussions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A growth mindset and an ability to learn quickly.
  • Experience in developing solutions for consumer web applications.
  • Exposure to audio/video streaming (HLS, AAC, MP3, MP4) is a nice to have.
  • Exposure to architectural design patterns of highly scaled web applications.
  • Experience writing unit, integration, and acceptance tests with Jest, Vitest, or similar.
  • Experience with Webpack, Vite, or similar, and related JavaScript/TypeScript tooling.
  • Experience with Core technologies Node.JS, GitHub Actions, Webpack, Vite, Nomad, Docker, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Jest, Vitest
  • Ability to take part in on-call rotation to maintain key infrastructure and assist with build and deployment related issues.
  • Nice to have exposure to tools & processes that enable continuous feedback loops for application development.
  • Nice to have familiarity with trunk-based development.
  • Nice to have experience building responsive and mobile web experiences.
  • Nice to have understanding of React and related technologies.
  • Nice to have experience with command of web standards, best practices, accessibility, and browser compatibility issues.
  • Nice to have experience with all aspects of a streaming media application in a JavaScript-based context.
  • Nice to have experience debugging and fixing performance issues in streaming applications, and optimizing playback
  • Nice to have experience for devices in performance and/or bandwidth-constrained environments.
  • 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 lawsThe requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.R-2023-09-8