Vice President, Connected Vehicle Engineering (R-2020-08-51)
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 www.siriusxm.com/careers.
The Connected Vehicle (CV) Services division of SiriusXM is a
leading provider of connected vehicle services, vehicle based
consumer services. We build and deliver software-based services to
over 10 vehicle manufacturers in the US and Canada. The software we
develop not only adds convenience to the daily life of our
subscribers, but safety and security as well; when the worst
happens, our software helps to save lives.
The Connected Vehicle business has been operating for over 20
years and is a pioneer in transforming the vehicle experience to
take full advantage of the possibilities of an always connected
vehicle. We have been at the forefront of innovation delivering
core safety services like automatic crash notification, in-vehicle
SOS services as well as a wide range of convenience services.
The Connected Vehicle business operates the full lifecycle of a
subscription business for our OEM partners. This includes running
CRM and billing and subscription management on top of the core
telematics services. We handle billions of transactions every year
through our platforms and have operating targets of five nines of
We are seeking a motivated and passionate technology leader with
a background as a software professional to help us create, extend,
and maintain our Connected Vehicle platform. This position will
lead multiple software engineering initiatives and teams to deliver
the next generation of functionality for our customers. This
position will play a pivotal role in defining the future of our
systems, products and how we deliver great products to the market
while making sure that we deliver on our promise of zero failures
for our critical services.
The Connected Vehicle business is building upon its existing
services to deliver new and enhanced safety services and new
in-vehicle experiences to delight drivers. The evolution of the
connected car, IOT, smart cities and homes, autonomous vehicles,
machine learning and 5G services provide a multitude of
opportunities to enrich the driver, dealer and service provider
experiences. As the leader of the CV Engineering organization you
will leverage the evolving technology landscape to accelerate the
delivery of these new services.
The Engineering mission statement is: “To regularly and
repeatedly delivery high quality software and systems to our
customers, that delights them, and makes efficient use of our
engineering teams and resources.”. As the leader of the CV
Engineering organization you will be empowered to make the team,
process and technology decisions to deliver on this mission and
will be held accountable by the business and the engineering team.
We focus on keeping engineers happy and productive; fostering a
positive atmosphere to help you make the right decisions and to
learn and grow both professionally and personally.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead the CV Engineering organization responsible for all
software architecture, implementation, validation and integration.
Cultivate a world class engineering organization by continually
challenging the team and raising the bar on what a motivated team
Invest in engineering processes and technology stacks to
leverage best practices in Agile methodologies and Cloud
As part of the CV Executive Team create and execute on a
platform and product roadmap that evolves the CV platform and
introduces new CV Services that drive substantial revenue growth.
Maintain the operational quality of our existing production
services and exceed committed service level objectives and
Be responsive to the requests of our key OEM customers for
incremental service enhancements while continuing to evolve core
product and platform services.
Complete the migration of our platform from an on premise
platform to a modern, cloud-based architecture to enable global
service expansion and the rapid introduction of new services.
Drive a culture of innovation and be an agent of change
Cultivate a culture that rewards aggressive pursuit of innovative
solutions to problems
Be responsive to the business in proposing and developing new
products and services
Identify opportunities to create new products and services that
meet current and prospective market opportunities
Drive change across the entire CV organization
Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or related
field, or equivalent, relevant experience. Master's degree
10+ years of cumulative software development leadership at a
director, senior director or VP level delivering commercially
deployed products to market.
Must have legal right to work in the U.S.
Requirements and General Skills:
A passionate leader who is able to inspire and challenge the
team to deliver against aggressive goals.
A focused leader who is able to prioritize, deal with ambiguity,
make decisions, manage risk and ensure value is being delivered to
our customers and the organization.
A leader who is able to collaborate and communicate with
customers, executives, peers and multiple teams to ensure alignment
and to deliver results.
A technologist that has a background in software engineering,
that is passionate about new technology trends and is able to
engage in architecture and design discussions with the team.
Experienced with shipping commercial products using agile
software development methodologies; Scrum and/or Kanban.
Proficient computer skills, experience with the Atlassian
Development Suite (Confluence, Jira, BitBucket), Microsoft Office
Suite (Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
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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