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Senior Software Engineer

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Who We Are

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SiriusXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connect) 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.

Pandora and Pandora CloudCover

Pandora is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. Pandora provides consumers with a uniquely personalized music and podcast listening experience with its proprietary Music Genome Project® and technology. Pandora and Pandora CloudCover are available through mobile apps, the web, a proprietary media player and integrations with more than 2,000 connected products.

Specifically, Pandora CloudCover is a rapidly growing B2B background streaming (SaaS) music/messaging solutions provider with key A/V hardware, installation, and digital signage partnerships in place. We compete in an exciting, fast-paced, industry that is fun and rewarding. The team is comprised of bright, challenge loving, diverse people. In our non-hierarchical environment, this position will be one of the top influencers/decision-makers in the organization. Everyone is a key team member and personal learning, and customer satisfaction are paramount! We are looking for a self-driven, take no prisoners Enterprise solutions sales professional with experience selling into retail IT, forward facing Operations and Marketing groups.

How You’ll Make An Impact

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, and support of streaming services on Commercial Music (Music for Business) platforms, primarily for Pandora CloudCover.

What You’ll Do

  • Work closely with the tech leads and VP of Technology to ensure that strategic objectives are met with the proposed architectural solutions for business needs.
  • Code all core services and applications in various JavaScript and Java technologies following industry standards in a fast-paced environment.
  • Participate in technical design and architecture working closely with the tech leads.
  • Participate in agile ceremonies including scrums, planning sessions and sprint reviews.
  • Work cross functionally with business stakeholders as well as directly with development, QA and IT ops on all phases of SDLC.
  • Handle support escalations as 3rd tier support as necessary.

What You’ll Need

  • 7+ years of experience with full JavaScript/Typescript/Java application development life cycle on a commercially available product or service.
  • Strong design and implementation skills pertaining to client, API and streaming media applications.
  • 3+ years of experience using Amazon Web Services.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent, relevant experience.
  • Experience developing and integrating with Amazon Web Services (node, lambda, RDS, SQS), third party billing system and other APIs/Microservices.
  • Experience using and developing efficient SQL queries (stored procs) and messaging APIs.
  • Some experience developing mobile (Kotlin, Objective-C & Swift)
  • Understanding of session management and persistence, multi-threading, concurrency, design patterns and their impacts on application stability and scalability.
  • Experience and understanding of the agile development process.
  • Good working knowledge of web services, RESTful interfaces, XML, JSON.
  • Experience with CI, maven, GitHub, and issue tracking tools (JIRA a plus).
  • Streaming, CDNs, and Edge Computing platforms experience preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge with application development using JavaScript/Typescript, NodeJS and Java including use of frameworks such as Angular, Restify or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of industry-standard application architectures, design patterns and technology standards and best practices.
  • Experience in designing and developing highly scalable, highly available and maintainable internet applications.
  • Good understanding of cloud-based applications and application deployment.
  • Ability to learn and stay up to date on new technologies and trends.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and reliably deliver work of the highest standards on time.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
  • 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.

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