Senior Software Development Engineer, CMS
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: August 5, 2022
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, it s up to you to
define, design and refine the tech that keeps us one step ahead of
listeners. Anticipate. Innovate. Bring challenging ideas and we ll
support you with the latest tech, tools and systems that you need
to succeed. You ll be essential in ensuring the team can reach
their potential; working closely with them, reviewing their work,
mentoring, and supporting them to develop. Together, you ll build
and maintain our platform to bring thousands of stories to millions
of listeners and unleash the power of the human voice.ABOUT THE
TEAMWe build the tools, workflows and platforms that empower
Audible to serve everyone who interacts with us. Whether it s
publishing content for listeners, supporting our content providers
or providing essential information for legal and financial
stakeholders, we are there to guarantee the right result is
provided to the right person each and every time.ABOUT YOUYou feel
pride in every step forward, however big, or small; to you, each
challenge represents a well-executed venture to support our
listeners. If you re looking to build on your skills and grow into
a leader, this is your next step. We look for people who take
responsibility, set their standards high and see every failure as
an opportunity to learn. You re looking for an environment where
you can thrive. With opportunities to challenge yourself and a
talented team by your side, you ll find what you re looking for at
Audible.As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will...
- Design, develop, and test software components and applications
for one of the largest creator and provider of audiobooks in the
- Work on an agile engineering team writing maintainable and
scalable code for software components and influencing team
- Collaborate with stakeholders to imagine, design, develop,
test, and launch software that impacts our customers and inspires
- Use technology to solve difficult problems. Define a design,
turn it into high quality code, and deliver it on schedule.
Proficient in a broad range of data structures and algorithms,
knowing when it is (and isn t) appropriate to use them.
- Independently clarify technical requirements, assessing
development estimates and apply a broad range of design
- Review code of other team members and provide constructive
- Drive continuous improvement of software quality, customer
experience, and maintainability of products/features.
- Mentor and lead developers by cultivating curiosity and deep
- Experience writing clear, maintainable and extensible code.
- Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to navigate
highly complex and ambiguous situations.
- Experience building and delivering software systems to internal
or external customers.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, enabling
effective messaging with both technical and non-technical
- A high-quality bar: documentation, unit testing, code reviews,
test automation, continuous integration & deployment. Enthusiasm
for instilling this attitude in others.
- Adaptable, enterprising, and willing to take ownership.
- Able to make improvements to the team s development and testing
- Able to establish good working relationships with peers. Able
to recognize discordant views and take part in constructive
dialogue to resolve them.
- Able to mentor teammates on team software, team culture, and
customer obsession.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
Audible 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
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