Sr. Software Engineer, Ads and Devices

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 a seasoned engineer with experience in building products to define and drive our monetization experience. The ideal candidate will work with Product Management, Engineering leads, Ad Tech and the rest of the Monetization team to execute on large product initiatives paying attention to the listener, advertiser as well as buying experience. While the role would involve paying attention to the entire ad system, the field of expertise from this candidate will be Pandora-enabled clients (Mobile devices, CE devices, Web, etc)


Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of development experience across Mobile/CE/Web
  • Experience designing and architecting system solutions across multiple components
  • Strong communication skills to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to plan and coordinate multiple product initiatives



  • Knowledge/Understanding of ad tech domain
  • Experience with advertising standards
  • BA/BS or better in Computer Science or a related field


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