Senior Software Engineer

    • SiriusXM
  • Irving, TX
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Embedded software
Time management
Digital marketing
Digital audio
Software development
Customer support
Product requirements
Software implementation
Functional requirements
Data Analysis
Process improvement
Embedded systems
Attention to detail
Programming languages
React Native
Android Studio
Operating systems
System requirements
Message queues
Distributed computing
Systems architecture
Public speaking
Customer service
Intellectual property
WebAssembly (Wasm)
Amazon Web Services
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Security-Enhanced Linux

Job Details

Who We Are:

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SXM 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.

SiriusXMis 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 Stitcher, Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company's advertising sales organization, which operates as SXM 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:

As a member of the software development team which implements end-to-end solutions for automotive IP and satellite features for SiriusXM family of services for use in Automotive, Marine and Aviation systems. Participate in software development and support efforts for software architectures, analysis of alternate implementations/techniques, design, implementation, documentation, and assisting our customers integrating our technology into their systems. SW tools and products with both Satellite and IP connectivity. Provide clear communications and accountability within and between teams and enable the teams to overcome obstacles. Be the champion of new features and of execution excellence in achieving it.

What you'll do:
  • Assist in the development of advanced architectures and platforms for next generation software to control Satellite audio, data services and advance telematics features.
  • Assist in the development of advanced Infotainment and Telematics features for SiriusXM Radio receiver products.
  • Support the full software development lifecycle from initial feature definition through software release and in-field customer support.
    • Participate and support the design and development of software for the next generation software platform to enable Satellite and Streaming Audio, and Data Services and next generation Telematics features.
    • Perform analysis of internal and third-party product requirements and specifications, understanding of software framework architectures and designs to meet internal and external customer needs.
    • Participate in reviews sessions for new features and software implementation designs with the software team and other stakeholders.
    • Author software components, insuring they meet functional and quality requirements.
    • Utilize best practices in implementing software deliverables.
    • Understand all aspects of the software development lifecycle and apply data analytics to quantify and provide insight to process improvements.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of being a lead contributor on embedded development teams - designing, implementing, and testing sophisticated software architectures. This position requires a detail-oriented individual that is a self-starter who can work both independently and within a team environment.

What you'll need:
  • Bachelor's Degree Engineering, SW Engineering or equivalent experience required. MS Engineering is desired in SW engineering.
  • 5-8 years' experience, primarily in software development projects.
  • Experience in a variety of programming languages/frameworks across the stack including Rust, WASM, Javascript, Java, Kotlin, React Native, Flutter.
  • Experience with Android Studio
  • Experience in embedded software development for Android, AAOS, or Linux.
  • Experience with Vega OS (Amazon) is preferred.
  • Experience with C++ is preferred.
  • Experience with advanced software development environments (IDE, compilers, operating systems, source management tools, CI/CD, and test tools).
  • Familiarity with embedded, real-time software with the ability to clearly articulate complex system requirements, and design considerations.
  • Experience / working knowledge in leading design and end user services in one or more of these areas:
    • Diverse platforms and programming languages which are used on those platforms including; Web, Mobile Services (Android), SELinux.
    • Consumer or Automotive audio and infotainment products (radio head units, navigation systems, MP3 connectivity, CD players, telematics systems, etc.)
    • Digital communications
    • Client/server communications (e.g. PC/device)
    • Internet Protocol products and technology
    • IPC Mechanisms - Sockets, Message Queues, Shared Memory, etc.
    • Secure architecture practices and the understanding of security threats and associated tools and best practices to identify and prevent these threats in regard to the automotive clients using SELinux or AAOS.
    • Strong familiarity with various service discover protocols within a distributed system architecture (e.g. IoT or a plurality of embedded clients working in concert with a backend server)
    • Minimizing distributive business logic at the edges of the system architecture that would realize more efficient roll out of new services.
    • Working knowledge of best practices to deliver a low latent defect product capable of operating in an automotive production environment without updating over 15 years of operation.
  • Recommend technical, process, and organizational approaches and changes to improve culture, features, technology and implementation across all engineering.
  • Foster collaboration and a free and open flow of information across all organizations.
  • Drive to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
  • 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.
  • Experience with Automotive Development Life Cycles a plus
  • Experience with embedded architectures and resource constrained systems
  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
  • 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.

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.