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Software Engineer - Data - Pandora

Boulder, Colorado
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SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the world’s largest audio entertainment company. 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 www.SiriusXM.com/careers .

Postion Summary

Data engineers at SXM|Pandora are responsible for the services and infrastructure capable of processing and making available the extensive volume of data produced on its platform each day. Data Engineers build the infrastructure needed to enable analysts and scientists to query and author data products that operate against our largest collections (billions of events per day). At SXM|Pandora the data platform team supports a variety of business functions including our science, marketing, product, finance and sales teams. You should have a solid understanding of Java and Python software development, and take personal responsibility for testing the code you write. You should have strong academic credentials and a degree in Computer Science or a related field. You should be enthusiastic about learning new technologies and skills. You must be capable of managing your time well and working collaboratively. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Closely collaborate and support other engineering/analyst/science teams to establish best practices for a data pipeline.
  • Build and support scalable, flexible tooling that can be used across all data pipelines.
  • Design, document, implement, and test data pipelines capable of processing, storing, and managing petabytes of data.
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback in coordination with management
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Plan effective data storage, security, sharing, and publishing policies for data.
  • Provide ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products.
  • Ensure data quality and implement tools and frameworks for automating the identification of data quality issues.
  • Drive and maintain a culture of quality, innovation, and experimentation.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS or above in computer science or other related field of study
  • 3+ years software development experience focused on data or analytics engineering

Requirements And General Skills

  • Good public speaking and presentation 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 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 multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills

  • Experience developing in at least one of the following languages: Python, Java, or Scala
  • Experience developing SQL applications of significant complexity
  • Experience or familiarity with at least one of the following data warehouse technologies: MapReduce, HDFS, Hive, Tez, Spark, Kafka
  • Experience with cloud computing (Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services)
  • Experience developing for Linux-based deployment platforms, developing scalable, multithreaded server side software for deployment
  • Experience developing service oriented architectures/orchestration
  • Experience with API design/development (i.e. RPC, REST, JSON)
  • Experience unit testing with frameworks i.e. Junit, pyTest, pyUnit

Bonus Skills

  • Experience collaborating with data scientists, exposure to machine learning algorithms and/or statistical modeling methods.
  • Experience with anomaly detection, recommender, or search systems.
  • Experience with Apache Spark, Kafka, or Airflow
  • Experience working across the full technology stack


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Posted: 2020-03-13 Expires: 2020-05-12

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