Staff Data Engineer, Platform Infrastructure (IaaC)

    • SiriusXM
  • New York, NY
  • Posted 35 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 150,000.00 - 212,450.00 per year
Full Time


Google Cloud
Attention to detail
Digital marketing
Digital audio
Cloud computing
Data engineering
Software engineering
Data Lake
System integration
Monte Carlo method
Computer science
Software development
Programming languages
Data storage
Data warehouse
Problem solving
Amazon Web Services
Apache Hive
Apache Spark
Apache Sqoop
Apache Kafka
Amazon Kinesis
Apache Flink
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Software deployment

Job Details

Who We Are:

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SiriusXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories, and music they love wherever they are.

This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM's vision to life every day.

SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM's platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment, and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics, and monetization. The Company's advertising sales organization, which operates as SiriusXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization, and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers.

How you'll make an impact:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Staff Data Engineer (Infrastructure) to join our dynamic team at SiriusXM. As a Data Infrastructure Engineer, you will play a key role in designing, building, and maintaining robust, scalable, and secure data infrastructure used by our data professionals in order to fuel innovation, facilitate informed decision-making, and drive sustainable growth. Our mission is to deploy, maintain, and scale the foundation of our data platform, ensuring it serves as a trusted and efficient hub for data-driven insights. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud technologies, data engineering, infrastructure as code, API design, and experience applying software engineering and DevOps best practices.

What you'll do:
  • Design, develop, and maintain a robust, scalable, and secure data infrastructure like cloud infrastructure, data lake, observability, system integrations, Databricks workspaces.
  • Researches and recommends new technologies to solve strategic issues.
  • Successfully introduces new, relevant technical solutions that provide better productivity, scalability, quality and reliability to data platform.
  • Design and Implements data platform features that generally impact multiple components and the work of own and several other team members.
  • Sets a high coding standard for the data platform team.
  • Helps others persist when setbacks or obstacles arrive; provides assistance and encouragement. Improves the execution performance of others.
  • Stretches the team to develop breakthrough solutions. Encourages people to incorporate varied perspectives to strengthen the innovation process.
  • Thinks broadly about problems and appropriately incorporates new information and concepts when generating solutions.
  • Provides documentation for projects that cross multiple teams and systems.
  • Writes clear and concise documentation for our most complex technical solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data platform infrastructure needs and translate them into effective and user-friendly solutions.
  • Implement best practices for data infrastructure designs, ensuring efficient utilization of resources, and minimizing latency in data-related tasks.
  • Identify and address bottlenecks in existing data infrastructure to improve overall system performance.
  • Design and build observability solutions to monitor resource utilization, cost, quotas etc. and trigger alerts as needed.
  • Integrate data platform infrastructure with other systems fostering seamless collaboration among teams e.g. system integration with Fivetran, Monte Carlo, Salesforce Data Cloud, Tableau, Looker, Teradata, Bigquery
  • Work closely with stakeholders like data scientists, engineers, and analysts to understand their requirements and challenges, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.
  • Communicate project status, issues, and solutions effectively to stakeholders and team members.

What you'll need:
  • BS/MS or above in Computer Science or related field.
  • 8+ years' experience in software development, with a focus on building cloud infrastructure for data professionals (Using Cloud providers like AWS, Google Cloud Platform).
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Typescript, Python, Scala, or Java.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools such as CDK or Terraform.
  • Experience with data technologies: e.g., Databricks, MapReduce, HDFS, Hive, Spark, Sqoop
  • Experience with streaming technologies: e.g., Kafka, Kafka Connect, Kinesis, Beam, Flink, Spark
  • Knowledge of data storage solutions, database systems, data integrations and data warehousing.
  • Experience with CI/CD, build and deployment technologies such as Git, Github Actions, Jenkins.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail and a proactive approach to addressing challenges.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with Databricks is a plus.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

At SiriusXM, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. We expect the base salary for this position to be inthe range of $150,000 to $212,450and will depend on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM 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.