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Senior Software Engineer, iOS - Agency Temp

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Software Engineering
Irving, TX, 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.

SiriusXM Connected Vehicle

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 Impact

As a member of the CV Solution Engineering at SiriusXM Connected Vehicle (SiriusXM CV) you will be joining a team of Engineers responsible for development of SiriusXM CV software and products related. The Senior Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining software 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 a highly collaborative group of engineers in Agile organization, Innovate to build performant solutions that continue to scale to the increasing demands of the business.
  • Contribute to a healthy engineering culture and drive best practices.
  • Lead high-level architecture discussions and planning sessions.
  • Strive to develop simple solutions to complex problems.
  • Ensure team-wide code quality through code reviews and PR feedback.
  • Exhibit accountability at both a personal and team level.
  • Author and provide feedback on technical proposals and root cause analyses.
  • Participate in maintenance and on-call rotation on a limited basis

What You’ll Need

  • BS Engineering or SW Engineering, Computer Science, computer Engineering or equivalent experience required. MS Engineering is desired.
  • 7+ years proficient software development experience working on software products.
  • Strong technical knowledge building mission critical/highly available mobile applications
  • Strong comprehension of MVC and/or MVVM design patterns
  • Strong ability to identify and fix performance bottlenecks and deliver code that meets best in class target performance.
  • Strong comprehension of high availability, multi-tier, mission critical and fault-tolerant system design.
  • Extensive knowledge of responsive and adaptive native mobile UI development techniques: Objective-C, Swift, Combine
  • Solid experience with iOS HIG, UI components and best practices developing for multi-screen apps.
  • Understanding of the hybrid app development is a plus using React Native
  • Deep understanding of the software development lifecycle, including the use of source control, CI/CD and various testing approaches.
  • Deep distributed systems knowledge, having supported multiple high-throughput systems in a production.
  • Experience with App release process to stores.
  • Pragmatic approach to weighing engineering tradeoffs versus business needs.
  • Persistent sense of curiosity to understand why something is and needs to be.
  • Accountability and a sense of extreme ownership that doesn’t end after the system is deployed to production.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies - often very quickly
  • 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.