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Senior Software Development Engineer Data Science Engineering

Company: Audible
Location: Reading
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job summaryGood storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.ABOUT THIS ROLEAs a Software Development Engineer, its up to you to define, design and refine the tech that keeps us one step ahead of listeners. Anticipate. Innovate. Bring challenging ideas and well support you with the latest tech, tools and systems that you need to succeed. Youll be essential in ensuring the team can reach their potential; working closely with them, reviewing their work, mentoring, and supporting them to develop. Together, youll build and maintain our platform to bring thousands of stories to millions of listeners and unleash the power of the human voice.ABOUT THE TEAMYour team is Data Science Engineering. This team's mission is to enable Audible to unlock the power of Big Data and Data Science and to run advanced statistical analyses and models. Projects include testing, consuming and hosting machine learning models, data ingestion pipelines, building full stack solutions and partnering with teams across Audible for building ML based solutions.ABOUT YOUYou love solving problems, are willing to accept any challenge, are adaptable, always trying to make things better, and willing to take ownership over problems and opportunities alike. You are looking for a team that embraces unit testing, code reviews, CI and other effective Agile practices. You're a great communicator, either written or spoken, and preferably both. We're looking for people who can think big and help guide the organization make intelligent decisions based on data. If this is you, please apply! As a Senior Software Developer Engineer, you will...

  • Develop personalization strategies to optimize for KPIs and the customer lifecycle.
  • Develop and maintain scalable distributed real-time systems using Java.
  • Adapt machine learning, data mining and statistical techniques to high volume low-latency production workloads.
  • Participate in the full development life cycle, working within broadly defined parameters.
  • Create and execute appropriate quality plans, project plans, test strategies and processes for development activities in concert with business and project management efforts.
  • Set the technical direction and strategy within the team and strategize to influence technology across Audible and beyond.
  • Mentor and lead developers by cultivating curiosity and deep technical understanding.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
    • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design.
    • 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
    • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Experience with React, HTTP/2, Serverless, Microservices, and cross-platform development.
      • Prior use of AWS technologies at scale in a production environment.
      • Working knowledge of Machine Learning techniques a plus.
      • Strong problem solving skills, adaptable, proactive and willing to take ownership.
      • Familiar with Unix/Linux and know how to write optimized, low-latency code.
      • Passion for data, coding, modeling, research design and cutting-edges algorithms.ABOUT AUDIBLEAt Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word. Audible offers a Hub+Home hybrid workplace model that gives employees flexibility between gathering in a common office space (work from hub) and remote work (work from home). Some teams will work mostly at hub, some mostly at home and others hybrid. For more information, please visit is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit Jobble

Keywords: Audible, Somerville , Senior Software Development Engineer Data Science Engineering, IT / Software / Systems , Reading, Massachusetts

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