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Staff Data Software Engineer, Conditional Access

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Software Engineering
New Jersey, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 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.

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 SiriusXM 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

We have a terrific position available for an innovative, inspired analytical problem solver to develop high-quality software dashboards, reports, complete complex analysis, as well as build, deploy and maintain portions of our data pipelines. As a member of our Data Engineering team you will have the opportunity to bring the SiriusXM satellite and streaming radio experience to our very large and expanding customer base.

What You’ll Do

You will get the chance to take on complex and interesting problems as part of a fast-paced, highly collaborative team. We hold ourselves to high standards and take pride in our work. This is a great opportunity for seasoned data engineers and analysts with experience in AWS, Datadog, Databricks, Java/Scala3, Python, QuickSight, Tableau, MS/SQL, TSQL and data pipeline development.

What You’ll Need

You should have a passion for solving problems, data mining, and finding new solutions to existing datasets. You should have a good understanding of Data quality and Backend application development and the associated technologies. As a member of our highly motivated team, you should be dedicated to excellence and have a strong sense of personal responsibility. You place a high value on automated testing and have some experience using unit testing frameworks.

Technical Skills

  • 8+ years of Software Engineering experience
  • 3+ years of Data Analytics experience
  • 3+ years of backend development experience
  • Design, develop, test, and deploy data strategy solutions using common standards and frameworks.
  • Experience with TSQL/SQL/Postgres/Hive and distributed database architectures.
  • Excellent working knowledge of advanced SQL, including common table expressions and complex joins.
  • Understanding of object-oriented design (OOD) and object-oriented programming (OOP)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Strong experience with technical data analysis, reporting and building analytics visualizations for presenting to internal stakeholders.
  • Experienced with both Windows and Linux command line environments as well as shell scripting.
  • Good understanding of AWS environments, CDK, Typescript, Git/Github, Github Actions.
  • Experience with both Relational and Non-Relational Databases, Schema Design, AWS S3, Lambdas, Kinesis Data Streams.
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) tools such as AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK).
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools such as AWS CloudWatch, the ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), DataDog.
  • Good understanding of CI/CD pipelines.

Additional Requirements & General Skills

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone/zoom and in person.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to “internal client” and customer service principles.
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with data ingestion from various sources which may include internal and external data sources.
  • Experience with cloud-based big data.
  • Experience with Data pipeline systems and their downstream analytics.
  • Experience with consumer-oriented and product-focused backend data application development.
  • Experience with statistics, mathematical concepts and their application to data mining and data analysis.
  • Experience building backend data applications or scripts that utilize Java/Python/Scala.
  • Experience with Agile and Kanban software development methodologies.
  • Experience with Data compliance and audit processes.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other related technical field of study.
  • 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 $95,800 to $180,000 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.

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