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Senior Data Engineer - Data Quality/Governance

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Data Science, Quality Assurance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 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.

How You’ll Make An Impact

In this role, you will be a member of SiriusXM’s Data Quality (DQ) Team within the larger Data Organization, and will be responsible for designing, developing and supporting data quality tools, applications and data marts for use by the DQ Team and other groups.

What You’ll Do

  • Define technical requirements for DQ tools and applications that support profiling, controls, alerts, KPIs and dashboards for business-critical partner and internal data utilized across SXM’s systems.
  • Design, develop and improve applications and tools to monitor data quality using data science algorithms and methodologies. This includes cloud-based data pipeline frameworks and workflow orchestration tooling.
  • Design and develop a data quality analytics framework to standardize the detection of data issues, identify root cause, and drive improvements in data processing procedures.
  • Develop subject matter expertise in SXM’s data domains (e.g., car/radio lifecycle, customer, marketing, streaming, contact center) to develop advanced quality controls and more easily navigate anomalies affecting a broad cross-functional audience.
  • Become proficient in using in-house and off-the-shelf DQ tools and applications.
  • Write documentation to encourage adoption of these tools and support users in their use; support analysts as needed with query/ETL optimization.
  • Strengthen corporate best practices around data engineering software development processes.

What You’ll Need

  • BS/MS or above in Computer Science or related field, or relevant experience
  • 5+ years of overall work experience, including demonstrated understanding of the software development life cycle
  • 5+ years of experience in a subscription services or data-driven industry or environment
  • 5+ years of experience developing data ETL pipelines and data tools in Scala and/or Python
  • Experience with data technologies: e.g., Databricks, MapReduce, HDFS, Hive, Tez, Spark, Sqoop
  • Experience with streaming technologies: e.g., Kafka, Kafka Connect, KStreams, KSQL, Kinesis, Beam, Flink, Spark
  • Experience developing SQL applications of significant complexity
  • Experience with cloud computing: e.g., Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with Data Visualization or Data Notebook tools: e.g., Jupyter, Zeppelin, Tableau, etc.
  • Experience developing and deploying machine learning algorithms
  • Experience with workflow management systems: e.g., Airflow, Composer, Luigi
  • Experience with unit and integration testing frameworks
  • Experience with API design/development: e.g., RPC, REST
  • Experience with DevOps tools and practices: e.g., Version control, CI/CD, Infrastructure as Code, build/deployment systems, performance monitoring
  • Experience with data serialization systems: e.g., Avro, Protobuf
  • Good public speaking and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to “internal client” and customer service principles
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects

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 $126,000 to $195,000 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.