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Senior Director, Machine Learning Engineering 

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Senior Director, Machine Learning 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.

Duties and responsibilities:Lead and grow a team of applied science and software engineers

Drive data and ML driven solutions for diverse engineering use cases, including but not limited to recommendations

Promote and develop engineering best practices, guidelines, procedures and repeatable, agile and scalable frameworks

Architect and build end-to-end ML workflows to drive data driven decisions

Partner with architects, product owners, data teams, and software & machine learning engineers to drive the implementation of new personalization and recommendation applications

Be a ML thought partner to our stakeholders

Ensure the reliability of machine learning models, products, and services in a highly-scaled production environment

Drive and maintain a culture of quality, innovation and experimentation

 Supervisory Responsibilities: This role will manage a geographically dispersed team.

 Minimum Qualifications: 10 or more years of software experience, with 4 or more years of relevant ML experience

Deep professional and technical expertise in designing, implementing, testing, and validating products leveraging machine learning techniques

Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to dive into evaluation metrics, model architecture, code, test plans, project plans, deployments and operations

Familiarity with Python development ecosystem and technologies like Databricks, S3, Spark

Experience with big data and scalable machine learning solutions

Expertise with ML pipelines, algorithms, statistical methods, and analytics to solve real-world engineering problems

Experience enabling service teams to globally scale, preferably by leveraging AWS or similar cloud services

Comfortable operating at all levels of the predictive stack and user behavior modeling including data collection, feature engineering, batch training and low

latency online serving

Strong mathematical skills with knowledge of statistical methods

Experience with graph-based data workflows such as Apache Airflow, Meson

Excellent communication and people engagement skills

Drive and maintain a culture of quality, innovation and experimentation

Mentor colleagues on best practices and technical concepts of building large scale solutions

 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.