Engineering Remote - New Jersey


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:

Data Science engineers at Pandora are responsible for the services and infrastructure that enable and accelerate the Science organization.  Data Science engineers collaborate on projects with Scientists to build common tools that enable re-use of algorithms, models and insights across the Science organization. You should have a solid understanding of Java, Scala and Python software development, and take personal responsibility for testing the code you write. You should have strong academic credentials and a degree in Computer Science or a related field. You should be enthusiastic about learning new technologies and skills. You must be capable of managing your time well and working collaboratively. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Described in Position Summary.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience developing back-end server software, preferably in Java, Scala and/or Python • BS/MS or above in Computer Science or a related field

Requirements and General Skills:

  • 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 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.
  • Creative writing ability.
  • 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:

  • Experience with data warehouse technologies: MapReduce, HDFS, Hive, Tez, Spark, Sqoop
  • Experience with streaming technologies - Kafka, Kafka Connect, KStreams, KSQL, Beam, Flink, Spark
  • Experience developing SQL applications of significant complexity
  • Experience with cloud computing - Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services
  • Experience developing for Linux-based deployment platforms, developing scalable, multithreaded server-side software for deployment
  • Experience with Data Visualization or Data Notebook tools (i.e Zeppelin, Tableau, etc.)
  • Experience working in a Cloud Environment (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Experience with workflow tools – Airflow/Composer

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.