Software Engineer III - Pandora (R-2021-09-12)
Lawrenceville, NJ 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S. Together, we are uniquely positioned to lead a new era of audio entertainment by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio experiences to millions of listeners -- in the car, at home and on the go. Our talent, content, technology and innovation continue to be at the forefront, and we want you to be a part of it! Check out our current openings below and at .

Position Summary:

As a senior member of the Search team at Pandora/SiriusXM you are responsible for building and maintaining the service that supports Search functionality interactions across our native mobile and web applications, automotive systems and third party devices.

You work closely with Product Management to implement innovative features and measure their impact. You're comfortable working in a distributed team, in a fast paced environment and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You have a collaborative attitude and love working with others to find elegant solutions to complex problems, always keeping the end user in mind. You have a solid foundation of Java development, Elastic Search solutions and are comfortable building services at scale. You are familiar with cloud software deployment and monitoring tools and are enthusiastic about learning new technologies and skills. You have a background in Search or Recommender systems or a deep curiosity and willingness to learn.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write high performant, well-documented code.
  • Excellent complex problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Deploy application on prem and on cloud.
  • Understands the requirements mentioned in the document/stories strategize a solution.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This role has no supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar field

Requirements and General Skills:

  • 5+ years development experience with a focus on microservice development
  • Experience deploying code to production environments
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

Deep understanding and proficiency with:

  • Working knowledge of Java, Elastic Search, Kibana, Logstash, Python.
  • Cloud Platform offerings and capabilities (especially with Google Cloud)

Some experience with:

  • Monitoring dashboards with tools such as Grafana, Prometheus, Metabase and otherwise
  • Experience using "Infrastructure as code" (e.g. Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes, Nomad, Terraform, etc.)
  • Containerization technologies such as Docker, Nomad and Kubernetes
  • CI/CD, build and deployment technologies such as Jenkins, Spinnaker, Terraform
  • Working with big data pipelines and a batch processing scheduling system such as Apache Airflow
  • Building and distributing command line tools via Bash, Python, or otherwise
  • Unit Testing frameworks and methodologies
  • Familiar with using ELK stack or similar for log aggregation

Any experience with the following is a bonus:

  • NoSQL based storage systems such as Neo4j, BigTable, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Redis
  • A passion for building tools that help others succeed

More details about our company benefits can be found !

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.

Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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