Senior Software Engineer, Search And Voice

Pandora Oakland , CA 94604

Posted 1 week ago

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. Peoplethe listeners, the artists, and our employeesare 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.

SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the world's largest audio entertainment company. 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 www.SiriusXM.com/careers.

Want to work on some complex and interesting search and voice projects?

We have a terrific opportunity in the Recommendations and Search Engineering team for innovative problem solvers who are enthusiastic about developing high quality software for Pandora. You will be a key contributor to high profile areas of development including search, playlisting, recommendations, analytics, big data, data infrastructure, and more. You'll get the chance to take on complex problems as part of a fast paced highly collaborative team. We hold ourselves to high standards and take pride in our work.

This is a great opportunity for a seasoned engineer with several years of diverse experience and a passion for learning and applying technical knowledge. You should have outstanding analytical and programming skills with a deep understanding of Java applications and Elasticsearch methodologies. You should have a track record of building robust, scalable, and multithreaded applications. As a member of our highly motivated team you should be dedicated to excellence and have a strong sense of personal responsibility. You place a high value on automated testing and have experience using test frameworks.

Requirements:

  • Minimum five years professional experience.

  • Expert level experience developing object-oriented software in Java.

  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Significant experience developing search systems demonstrating knowledge with Elasticsearch.

  • Significant experience developing software for deployment on Linux.

  • Significant experience working with database systems like PostgreSQL.

  • Significant experience unit testing with frameworks such as JUnit.

  • Dedication to thorough testing and creating high quality software.

  • Comfortable working across the full technology stack.

Plus Requirements:

  • Experience developing high quality software in Python.

  • Experience with recommender or ad targeting systems.

  • Experience with NoSQL architectures and map reduce concepts atop Hadoop, HDFS, and Hive.

  • Experience with NLU (Natural Language Understanding).

  • Experience with Agile software development.

  • BA/BS or better in Computer Science or related field.

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