Sr. Software Engineer, Automotive (iOS)

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On the Automotive team at Pandora, our engineers get to use a wide variety of skills on a regular basis to work across multiple platforms including Android, iOS and in-car. This industry leading team works with OEM and aftermarket partners in an effort to define what the in car experience should be for music listeners. We’re looking for someone to help in our mission to redefine the in-car experience and make Pandora as seamless and easy to use as FM is today. We have a strong belief we can change the game when it comes to the in-car music experience and we’re looking for someone who’s as motivated as we are to make it a reality.


You must have solid knowledge and professional experience developing mobile applications for iOS using best practices and standards. As a member of our highly motivated team you should be dedicated to excellence and have a strong sense of personal responsibility.


  • BA/BS or higher in Computer Science or a related field with at least 5+ years of professional experience; 2+ years of developing mobile applications for iOS
  • Experience with Objective-C or Swift design and development
  • Familiarity with developing RESTful applications
  • Ability to work in a diverse technical environment (Java, JavaScript, REST, Android, iOS)
  • Experience with Agile software development
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Plus Requirements:

  • Experience developing applications for Android
  • Experience developing, testing and debugging automotive application
  • Experience with automotive head unit development
  • Experience developing scalable server-side software running under Linux/Unix
  • Experience providing streaming media direct to consumers
Core Technologies: iOS, Android, Java

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