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Senior Quality Engineer - Manual & Test Automation

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Quality Assurance
Irving, TX, USA
Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023
Who We Are

SiriusXM 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.

SXM Media is the gateway for marketers to the largest digital audio advertising ecosystem in North America. As the combined advertising revenue organization of Sirius XM Holdings Inc., SXM Media spans across leading owned and operated audio platforms Pandora, SiriusXM and Stitcher; innovative ad tech solutions powered by AdsWizz; sonic creative consultancy Studio Resonate; and an extended content network featuring exclusive monetization agreements with Audiochuck, NBCUniversal, SoundCloud, and many more. Reaching more than 150 million listeners each month, SXM Media delivers audiences the tailored brand experiences they crave while putting creators first, making it easy for every marketer to produce, plan, buy and measure across its entire audio universe.

Simplecast, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is a leading podcast management and analytics platform, powering podcasts from some of the world’s most well-respected creators and brands, delivering nearly a billion audio requests in 2020. Featuring both the industry’s preeminent analytics platform and dynamic audio toolset, MAE (Movable Audio Engine), Simplecast has more metrics and more unique insights than any other podcast technology platform. Since 2013, the Simplecast suite of tools has made it effortless for podcasters of all sizes to distribute their podcasts anywhere people listen, and has empowered creators to grow, understand, and better connect with their audiences. To learn more about Simplecast, visit

How You’ll Make An Impact

As a member of the Innovation Center at Pandora/SiriusXM you will be joining a team of SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test) and Test Engineers responsible for testing of SiriusXM software and products related, but not limited to in-vehicle infotainment systems and aftermarket SiriusXM products.

The Senior Quality Engineer - Manual & Test Automation will be responsible for designing, implementing and executing test procedures to ensure that software programs work as intended. This position will be a part of the software development team. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a cooperative manner with software engineers, product and program managers.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with software engineers, program managers, requirements managers, and other product stakeholders to understand product features and the complete set of requirements to the software.
  • Assist in the development of end-to-end automated & manual test cases
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure the effectiveness and quality of the components and systems developed.
  • Develop, maintain and execute test cases, ensuring the quality and stability of the system throughout the project
  • Generate testing completion metrics and analysis, as well as status read-outs to upper management
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and enhance test plans, test scripts, traceability matrices, and test methodologies that ensure exhaustive testing of all assigned software systems to ensure compliance with software/system specifications.
  • Anticipate potential software problems by creating test scenarios

What You’ll Need

  • BS Engineering or SW Engineering, Computer Science, computer Engineering or equivalent experience required. MS Engineering is desired.
  • At least 5 years of experience in software testing
  • Experience in Android application testing on hardware
  • Experience in software development and test automation
  • Application of software development life cycle concept.
  • Knowledge and application of at least one programming languages
  • Knowledge of Ruby or Python is a plus
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Experience with Git is a plus
  • Automotive infotainment experience is a plus
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Knowledgeable of Object-Oriented Programming concepts
  • Tester's Mindset - Strong testing acumen as well as the technical know-how to automate the work
  • Troubleshooting - Exceptional ability to isolate & troubleshoot technical issues across the full technology stack by leveraging automated testing methodologies
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • 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.