Sr. Software Engineer, Core

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 seasoned engineers to build scalable, distributed, high-performance systems in our Ad Distribution Services group.  You should have analytical skills, problem solving skills, experience with distributed systems, and, of course, programming skills.  We also hope you place a high value on testing, automation and continuous improvement/integration.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years’ experience with distributed systems built in Java
  • Minimum of three years experience working with SQL or NoSQL database systems
  • Passion for continuous integration, testing, and automation

Bonus:              

  • Experience with Python, Redis, Postgres, Linux, Hibernate, HDFS, Hive, Kafka
  • Experience with ad serving
  • BA/BS or better in Computer Science or a related field

Core Technologies:

  • Java, Python, Redis, Jetty, Nginx, Kafka

 

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.

 

Pandora is also a VEVRAA federal contractor. Pandora requests priority referrals of protected veterans from each ESDS, as required by regulation.

 

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Meet Some of Pandora's Employees

Mike O.

VP, Head of Music Maker Strategy & Operations

In his role, Mike is focused on opening up Pandora to music makers and helping artists maximize their use of the platform with content and live events.

Maira B.

Director Of Engineering

Maira likes to say she manages the heart of Pandora, as she is responsible for leading the team of engineers that produces the algorithms that create the sequence of music listeners hear.


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