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Vice President, Broadcast Systems

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Irving, TX, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 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 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

SiriusXM is focused on delivering a world-class audio entertainment experience. The Vice President of Broadcast Systems is a senior leader responsible for operating and maintaining the SiriusXM content creation systems and the advanced broadcast systems infrastructure. A key focus of this position is the requirements development process from an operational perspective as SiriusXM looks to re-platform our broadcast infrastructure. The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong grasp of current and next generation broadcast system operating models and will be well versed in broadcast standards and protocols. This position is also responsible for the operational excellence of the broadcast compute, storage, and network infrastructure along with critical operations applications that enable our amazing content. This position will drive and own the operational procedures and business continuity of broadcast operations.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead a diverse and talented team of network, compute, storage, and application support personnel focused on delivering a world-class media entertainment experience.
  • Be a subject matter expert in broadcast standards and protocols (including SMPTE 2110, MPEG).
  • Be a lead contributor in new broadcast tooling inclusive of routing automation, observability tooling and workstation configurations.
  • Lead the requirements development and input process from an operational perspective.
  • Develop and foster an inclusive culture for all our team members.
  • Ensure the highest availability of broadcast content creation systems.
  • Continually improve business continuity readiness.
  • Attract and retain the highest-caliber personnel for each team.
  • Grow and develop emerging business leaders.
  • Carefully manage and direct change management activities across both studio, network, and broadcast systems.
  • Partner closely with engineering teams for both issue resolution and new capability development.
  • Drive a culture of innovation and be an agent of change.
  • Cultivate a culture that rewards aggressive pursuit of innovative solutions to problems.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and learning.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science or similar field.
  • 12-15+ years managing operational and/or engineering teams.
  • Experience with broadcast content creation systems and general IT infrastructure.
  • Experience with Evertz systems including Magnum OS and Vue.
  • Experience in contributing to system design and schematics.
  • Experience leading business continuity efforts.
  • Proven ability to recruit and retain world-class engineers.
  • Excellent managerial skills and interpersonal skills; effectively communicate and collaborate with all areas of engineering, ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
  • 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 $188,800 to $260,000 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.