Staff Software Engineer

    • Atlanta, GA

SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S. 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

Position Summary:

As a key member of the Services Organization within Digital Product Development at SiriusXM/Pandora, the successful candidate will architect, develop, and code Server-Driven User Interface software services for the next generation of SiriusXM/Pandora streaming applications.  The Server-Driven User Interface services play a critical role as the primary API interface for streaming clients across multiple platforms (including Apple, Android, Web, CE, and Automotive devices).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Code the server-driven user interface business logic and APIs to power next generation SiriusXM/Pandora streaming clients
  • Write unit and integration tests and advise Quality Engineering on acceptance tests
  • Create/modify schemas as needed to achieve feature and user interface requirements
  • Demonstrate working software during in-person and/or virtual meetings with stakeholders
  • Actively participate in and positively contribute to SCRUM meetings (daily standup, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint retrospective)
  • Lead or contribute to investigations and discussions with other developers, product management, designers, data scientists, and talent curator/creator personnel as a representative of the Server-Driven User Interface server team
  • Mentor and train new team members or more junior engineers
  • Write documentation both for consumers of the API as well as for team members also working on the services
  • Perform services deployment activities, perform maintenance, and respond to production issues as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent, relevant education and experience.
  • 5+ years of experience coding for Java-based web-services

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Expert Java coder (preferably Java 8)
  • Expertise in build and deployment technologies such as Jenkins and Docker
  • Expertise designing APIs and building RESTful services
  • Experience with Spring Boot and Kotlin a plus
  • Experience with and passion for SCRUM Agile software development processes
  • 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/video conference 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:

  • Expertise in Java 8
  • Expertise in build and deployment technologies such as Jenkins and Docker
  • Expertise designing APIs and building RESTful services
  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and/or Google Docs.
  • Ability to create/edit/maintain Wiki and Markup documents

Our goal at SiriusXM+Pandora is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM+Pandora is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

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