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Senior Data Engineer

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Data Science
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Who We Are

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SiriusXM 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 SiriusXM 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 seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Data Engineer to join our Data Org. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and developing data processing pipelines, data warehousing solutions, and real-time data ingestion systems. You will work closely with data scientists, analysts, and other stakeholders to develop solutions that support the business needs of SiriusXM, Pandora and AdsWizz.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and maintain high-performance, scalable, and fault-tolerant data processing systems using Spark, Flink, or the like.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate data from multiple sources and ensure data accuracy and consistency.
  • Write complex SQL queries to support data analysis and reporting.
  • Develop and maintain data models and ETL processes.
  • Optimize data pipelines and system performance to ensure efficient data processing and analysis.
  • Build and maintain data infrastructure, including data storage and data access systems.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in data engineering technologies and best practices

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in Data Engineering
  • Expertise in Spark and Python
  • Experience with Airflow is a bonus
  • Experience with Scala is a bonus
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems, data modeling, and ETL processes
  • Hands-on experience with cloud-based data warehousing solutions (e.g., AWS Redshift, Snowflake, Teradata)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • 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. We expect the salary range for this position to be $128,000 - $160,000 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. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary.

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.