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Software Engineer III, Live Orchestration

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Software Engineering
Irving, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024
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 Stitcher, 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

  • Develop tooling for orchestrating live stream resource scheduling, configuration, and monitoring
  • Collaborate with engineers and internal operational groups to help build scalable and robust front end applications and solutions
  • Provide a user experience that is intuitive and optimized to meet the needs of a 24x7 operation

What You’ll Do

  • Work with a team of engineers building software in a collaborative development process
  • Work closely with technical lead and other team members to identify and complete development assignments
  • Participate in the design process of new features and enhancements to the software platform
  • Diagnose issues, evaluate and recommend the best resolution, and execute against that plan
  • Work in a fast-paced and challenging work environment

What You’ll Need

  • 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
  • Minimum Bachelor level degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years demonstrable professional experience and 2+ years developing web applications
  • Experience defining design tools, processes & direction for crafting web user interfaces
  • Solid command of web standards, best practices, accessibility, and browser compatibility issues
  • Experience at debugging code errors and troubleshooting UI issues
  • Proficient with front-end languages including HTML, JavaScript/TypeScript, and CSS
  • Solid understanding of VueJS, React and related technologies
  • Experience with Webpack, Vite, or similar, and related JavaScript / TypeScript tooling
  • Experience working in a 24x7, critical operations environment
  • Experience in broadcasting, streaming services and/or media engineering; direct experience with live orchestration a plus
  • Understanding of RESTful interfaces, JSON and XML
  • Experience with data modeling and simplifying data across multiple sources into a normalized format for driving distinct user experiences
  • Strong technical, problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to “internal client” and customer service principles
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, multitask, and work under shifting deadlines
  • Dedication to thorough testing and creating high quality software

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 $80,000 to $144,200 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+Pandora is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM+Pandora 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.