Software Engineer III - Requirements Engineering
Who We Are:
SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, Stitcher, 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.
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 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:
The successful candidate will apply their experience with Requirements engineering toward the analysis, documentation, coordination and management of requirements regarding new SXM software used to build automotive and aftermarket infotainment products. This individual will be a key member of the team responsible for working closely with stakeholders and translating the imprecise, incomplete needs and wishes of the potential users of software into complete, precise agreed upon set of formal specifications that can serve as a basis for all subsequent software development activities. These requirements will drive design, documentation, implementation, and validation of software components used by multiple internal and external customers to launch exciting new satellite radio audio and data services and advanced telematics features. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can work both independently and within a team environment.
What you’ll do:
Support the full software development lifecycle from initial feature definition through software release and in-field customer support.
Participate in requirements identification, and management for the next generation software platform to enable SXM 360L next generation Satellite and Streaming Radio Receiver products.
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 software review sessions with the software team and other stakeholders.
Author supporting documentation which may include software application notes, customer feature guides and training materials for distribution and presentation to Sirius XM partners.
Keep metrics on requirement completeness and report on quarterly software releases alignment to functional and quality requirements.
Utilize best practices in implementing software deliverables.
Formulation / capturing of technical requirements
Provide status reports for requirements capture, validation and verification.
Review and creation of requirement specifications or user stories and identification of improvement potential
Optimization of the requirement processes
Execution of requirement reviews with Subject Matter Experts and Test Engineers
Documentation of system requirements
Ensure compliance with industry standards (e.g. Automotive with ISO 26262 and Automotive SPICE)
Validation of specifications and errors in requirement management tools such as JAMA
Perform special projects, lab/field testing, and other duties as necessary.
Participate with stakeholders to ensure development and readiness of requirements for next generation software to control Satellite and streaming audio, data services and advance telematics features.
Assist in the development of user interface software specifications and software for SiriusXM Radio receiver products.
Assist in the development of advanced Infotainment and Telematics features for SiriusXM Radio receiver products.
Collaborate with SiriusXM receiver manufacturer partners to resolve outstanding user interface software issues during the product development process.
Provide regular and accurate reports to the Senior Manager – OEM Validation and perform special projects, lab/field testing, and other duties as necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned
What you’ll need:
BS Software Engineering or equivalent experience required. MS Software Engineering is desired.
3-5 or more years expertise in software Requirments Engineering.
Experience with software frameworks, architecture and life cycle.
Familiarity with one or more: C/C++. C#, Java, HTTP, JSON, QT, Flutter
Familiarity with Android, AAOS, iOS or other frameworks
Experience with advanced software development environments (IDE, compilers, operating systems, source management tools, CI/CD, and test tools).
Familiarity with embedded, real-time software design and implementation with the ability to clearly articulate complex system architecture, and design considerations.
Experience in one or more of the following areas:
Consumer or Automotive audio and infotainment products (radio head units, navigation systems, MP3 connectivity, CD players, telematics systems, etc.)
Client/server communications (e.g. PC/device)
protocols BLE, WiFi, CAN, LIN, or Ethernet.
Internet Protocol products and technology
IPC Mechanisms – Sockets, Message Queues, Shared Memory, etc.
Experience with formal software design processes.
Experience with program management and software milestone deliverable
Experience working with internal and external customers
Experience in Windows application and Windows driver development.
Familiarity with one or more: in C/C++, object oriented methodologies, and system software design concepts.
Familiarity with JSON, HTTP, Java, QT, Flutter
Experience with configuration management tools such as ClearCase, MS-VSS, and GIT
Experience in the creation and implementation of Software Requirements
Experience with test traceability with Requirements
Write effective software application notes, programming manuals, and training materials for distribution and presentation to SXM partners.
Experience in participating in formal documentation and source code reviews, providing relevant and insightful feedback to team members.
Previous direct experience with a consumer electronics and/or automotive electronics product development company preferred.
A high-level of personal computer proficiency is required, including experience and familiarity with Microsoft Office and engineering software.
Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
Comfortable working in matrix environment, coordinating activities of multiple teams in multiple sites not under line management control
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.
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 in the range of $120,000 to $140,000 and 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.