Staff Software Engineer, Core Platform
 San Francisco, CA

About TuneIn Engineering

We value being a top-notch engineering organization, and have the same high standards with our code and people.  We make time for quality, we are agile and pragmatic, we keep it simple, we are data driven, and we love getting better.

Check out our principles here:

We regularly invest time in your future and support growth, and we show this in a number of ways—clear job responsibilities and expectations for your career path, freedom to move teams, Mission Teams to contribute more broadly, and our quarterly Discovery Days, whereby you spend time in the form of building innovative features, products, or approaches to problems (“hackathon“ like); addressing nagging issues or problems that take time away from adding value to TuneIn; or simply learning a new technology.  

About the Position

As a key member of the core platform engineering team, you will work directly with business and technical stakeholders to lead and execute projects including exploration of new languages, tools, technologies (such as Go, AWS Lambda, Aurora, ElastiCache, CloudSearch, etc), building new APIs and microservices, migration of existing services and data stores to the cloud, personalization and many more. While working on these projects you will be responsible for full life-cycle management, including requirements analysis, technical design, implementation, testing, documentation, deployment to production, and postproduction ownership.

What You'll Do

  • Design and build services and applications at scale for tens of millions of users.
  • Profile and optimize browse and search algorithms over large datasets.
  • Contribute to architecture, design and implementation of next generation monetization and metadata delivery platform.
  • Contribute to development of new web and mobile applications and services.
  • Create technical specifications for new products, executing from start to finish and owning the quality of the service in production.
  • Create and enhance integrations with external partners like Amazon, Microsoft, Sonos, Tesla, and Google.
  • Maintain and extend heterogeneous environment, including our core .NET codebase and our set of services written in Go.
  • Maintain and extend API services, SDKs and developer documentation. 

Who You Are

  • 7+ years of software engineering experience with an emphasis in modern web stacks, design, development and deployment of high volume web applications and APIs (millions of transactions per day).
  • Working knowledge of both relational and NoSQL database design and management (here at TuneIn we are using SQL Server, Aurora,, Redis, DynamoDB, BerkeleyDB, Redshift and more).
  • Expertise with object-oriented languages such as Go, C#, Java, JavaScript or C++History of building resilient, stateless, scalable, distributed and observable systems.
  • Experience with microservices, knowledge of modern cloud services (such as AWS or similar).
  • Practical perspective on software engineering discipline, focus on learning and delivering, and passion for high quality.
  • Great energy and enthusiasm with a positive, collaborative working style, clear communication and writing skills. 
  • Enthusiasm for audio content preferred.
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent work experience. 
About TuneIn

TuneIn brings together live sports, music, news, and podcasts — hear what matters most to you! With live, on-demand and original content, we are one of the most widely used streaming audio platforms in the world with 75 million monthly active users. TuneIn broadcasts over 100,000 owned & operated and partner radio stations globally and more than 5.7 million podcasts, and is available for free across 200 platforms and connected devices — our listeners can always find what they love while discovering new things. Premium subscribers can listen to the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL, commercial-free top news networks like MSNBC, CNBC, and Fox News Talk, and a wide array of commercial-free music stations. With venture funding from Comcast Ventures, IVP, Sequoia Capital, Causeway, General Catalyst Partners, Icon Ventures, and Marker LLC, TuneIn is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.