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Senior Technical Project Manager, Satellite Distribution Engineering - Media Distribution Engineering

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Marketing & Communications, IT, Operations
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 ImpactProvide organization and process expertise to optimize our Media Distribution technology, ensuring peak performance, high availability, and stability for all of the different ways our content reaches our customers. Bring structure and process to aid our ability to execute on our goal of optimizing distribution to give our customers best in class performance whether via satellite or streaming. This role will be part of a growing organization focusing on delivering simple technical solutions to solve complex problems in the media space. What You’ll Do
  • Apply project management principles to organize work of Media Distribution Engineering organization and manage third party partners when necessary
  • Implement effective engineering process across Media Distribution Engineering organization (Agile methodology preferred)
  • Support engineering leadership in prioritizing appropriate implementations and meet roadmap timelines
  • Organize and report on deliverables to senior management
  • Create and manage work tracking environments (Jira, ServiceNow, etc.)
  • Support documentation creation and organization
  • Partner with engineering team on requirements gathering and project scoping
  • Manage third party partners work in accordance with Media Distribution Engineering principles
What You’ll Need
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or similar field, or equivalent experience, in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years of technical project management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; effectively communicate and collaborate with all areas of engineering
  • Technical experience in IF/RF satellite uplink and general modulation techniques
  • Strong understanding of agile methodologies
  • Strong understanding of Jira and Confluence software
  • Knowledge of the networking, systems or broadcast infrastructure space
  • Experience in a modern streaming or broadcast distribution environment
  • Build & Release best practices
  • Technical experience in the following areas is a plus:
    • Content Distribution Networks
    • Hardware Management
    • Cloud Infrastructure - AWS, GCP
    • Broadcast Infrastructure
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.
At SiriusXM, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. We expect the base salary for this position to be in the range of $118,700 to $159,200 and will depend on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.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-2023-09-33