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Senior Software Engineer, Platform

at TuneIn in Palo Alto, CA   —   Jul 06, 2014   |  
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TuneIn Engineering

We’re solving new, challenging problems that are transforming an industry. We code highly scalable, cutting-edge solutions using various technologies, including C#, JavaScript/HTML5, Objective-C, Java, and C++, that target millions of users on every significant mobile platform and the web.

Our small, focused team develops practical yet elegant code with a minimum amount of “process.” Every engineer has the opportunity to work on projects that will significantly impact our customers, broadcast partners or our company- likely all three!

We want passionate, analytical people with deep OO programming skills (any language) and experience with large-scale products.

Senior Software Engineer, Platform

As a key member of the platform engineering team, you will work directly with business stakeholders to lead and execute a variety of projects on our radio directory platform. You will hold responsibility for full life-cycle management, including requirements analysis, technical design, implementation, testing and documentation. This position is based in Palo Alto, CA.
Implement scalable solutions for high volume data storage and retrieval scenarios.
Build for scale on the order of millions of users, and optimize code for numerous platforms.
Profile and optimize browse/search algorithms over large datasets.
Assist with architecture, design and implementation of next generation monetization and metadata delivery platform.
Contribute to development of new web and mobile applications.
Create technical specifications and schedule estimates for new products, then execute from start to finish.
Contribute to development of internal and partner data integration projects.
Maintain and extend existing .NET codebase.
Maintain and extend API services, SDKs and developer documentation.
Application development experience with emphasis on consumer web technologies.
Direct experience designing for and contributing to high volume web applications (millions of transactions per day).
Working knowledge of relational database design and management.
Great energy and enthusiasm with a positive, collaborative working style.
Clear communication and writing skills.
Team lead and/or program management experience.
Expertise with .NET/ASP.NET and distributed systems.
Working knowledge of presentation technologies, including XHTML, CSS and JavaScript.
Practical perspective on software engineering discipline.
Focus on learning and delivering.
Passion for high quality.
Enthusiasm for radio is preferred.
Bachelors in Computer Science. Masters degree is preferred.
Passion for high quality.
How We’re Different
We have an unmatched breadth and depth of live audio content from everywhere in the world.

Imagine joining one of the great technology companies at an early stage, yet after it had already proven that users love its products, it had established a strong revenue stream and the market demand were global. With just a handful of employees, each person joining now can have a meaningful impact on the company and millions of users

Recent stats
#1 paid music app in iTunes U.S.
#1 paid music app in Amazon Appstore for Android
Within the top 5 music apps, both free and paid, in 45 countries
4-5 stars in iTunes, Android and Blackberry stores
50,000 stations from around the world
Content from 173 countries in 100 languages
Product is localized in 22 languages
TuneIn Radio powers over 100 products in several industry verticals

Benefits & Perks
Beyond the amazing career opportunity and fun team, TuneIn offers some nice perks:

Competitive salaries
Paid holidays and PTO
Free lunches, snacks and drinks
Several health insurance options, plus vision and dental
Downtown Palo Alto location in a renovated historic building directly across from the Cal Train station, blocks away from great cafes, restaurants and stores
Free parking in downtown Palo Alto
Interact with major players in the technology, music, sports, entertainment, mobile, automotive and consumer electronics industries
Listen to great music from our own product in the office
Indoor remote control helicopter flying
Midday cycling in sunny Palo Alto
Weekly group activities, like karaoke, Giants games, surfing, stand up paddling and regular happy hours at TuneIn and along University Avenue
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