Manager, Device Software Engineering

At Pandora, we're a unique collection of engineers, musicians, designers, marketers, and world-class sellers with a common goal: to enrich lives by delivering effortless personalized music enjoyment and discovery. People—the listeners, the artists, and our employees—are at the center of our mission and everything we do. Actually, employees at Pandora are a lot like the service itself: bright, eclectic, and innovative. Collaboration is the foundation of our workforce, and we’re looking for smart individuals who are self-motivated and passionate to join us. Be a part of the engine that creates the soundtrack to life. Discover your future at Pandora.

Pandora has a great opportunity for an Engineering Manager who will help deliver Pandora to millions of music fans.  Through deep integrations with strategic partners, the Device Engineering team builds great experiences on consumer devices for the home and automobile using modern platforms and languages to build these experiences: iOS, Swift, Android, Java, and JavaScript. Presently, Pandora is currently available on over 1,800 devices and 190+ vehicle models. 


  • Lead the definition and development of our device integrations
  • Drive best practices including test development, code reviews, and release coordination
  • Work closely with Engineers, Product Managers, and QA to ensure successful launch of features
  • Assume project management and Scrum Master roles as needed
  • Expand the existing team of engineers by recruiting and hiring top talent
  • Assume primary group administrative responsibilities including budget, resource, and staff planning


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent with 3 years of managing a high performant, software development team
  • Extensive experience leading a technology team that delivers on key goals while also being involved in the determination of those goals and strategic direction
  • Expert level understanding of device and mobile (iOS and Android) application development
  • Experience developing object oriented software in Java or equivalent
  • Experience developing software for deployment on Linux
  • Experience managing multiple projects comprising short and long development cycles without supervision
  • Experience managing a complex mix of projects and working closely with other parts of the business to communicate and deliver against various goals
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality software on schedule
  • Exemplary communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

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, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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