iHeartMedia Software Engineer in Austin, Texas

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Job Summary:

Job Summary:

iHeartMedia is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over a billion downloads; we reached our first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 110 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. Our areas of operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation.

The Software Engineer will design, develop, test and maintain software tools, applications, APIs, processes and solution architectures to support the implementation of the next generation advertising platform. The successful execution of this role will combine passion for technical innovation, quick prototyping skills, rapid iteration and delivery and full accountability for the quality, availability and performance of applications.


Business Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation and contribute to the global enterprise vision for our advertising systems as well as related systems and third-party services.

  • Build and Maintain microservices for functionality such as radio content management, inventory and scheduling, and billing.

  • Contribute to make/buy decisions and vendor selection activities.

  • Manage the end to end lifecycle of a product / service (Development, Test, Deploy, Support)

  • Collaborate with technical and operational peers across iHeartMedia to ensure that our technical direction and approach aligns vertically throughout the technology stack.

  • Keep abreast of industry standards and ensure we are driving those that are important to us and aligned with others as appropriate.

  • Ensure high levels of operational discipline and high availability for advertising systems.

  • Perpetuate a data-driven culture with high standards of operational excellence and continuous improvement.

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Decompose and modernize existing iHeart applications into microservices in cloud-based environments.

  • Build solutions with the following characteristics:

  • Microservices design

  • Real-time, API driven communications

  • Exposing production-grade metrics

  • Using Reactive Manifesto principles

  • 12-Factor app principles

  • Continuous Delivery principles

  • Test Driven Development / Behavior Driven Development principles


Able to work individually and with a distributed team

Experience in an agile development environment (Scrum or Kanban)

Required experience with one or more of the following sets of technologies:

  • Java 8 / Spring / Spring Boot, JUnit / TestNG

  • Python / Flask / Celery, Unittest

The following skillsets could be transferrable to match the above:

  • Ruby / Hanami / Rails, test/unit / Rspec

  • NodeJS / Express, Jasmine

  • JavaScript / Typescript / AngularJS, Jasmine / Karma / Protractor

Additional areas of experience:

  • MySQL / MariaDB / Postgres

  • Jira / Rally / Pivotal Tracker / Trello

  • AWS / Google Cloud / Azure / OpenStack

  • Git

Nice to have experience with one or more of the following sets of technologies:

  • Cassandra / MongoDB

  • Chef / Ansible, Jenkins, Elasticsearch / Splunk

  • Consul, Vault, Vagrant

  • RabbitMQ, Kafka

  • Swagger / REST Docs / RAML

  • Serverless / Lambda / Funktion


  • 3+ years experience delivering software in an agile software organization.

  • 3+ years using cloud IaaS or PaaS products.

  • 5+ years coding and delivering high quality software as a developer.

  • Demonstrated track record of hiring excellent developers.

  • Demonstrated experience building distributed systems, with intuitive web-based UI, and ability to design rules-based business logic using NoSQL databases.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience


Austin, TX: 3601 S Congress Avenue, Bldg F, 78704

Position Type


The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Our organization participates in E-Verify. Click here at http://iheartmediacareers.com/Pages/EEO.aspx to learn about E-Verify.

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iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, live events, and on-demand entertainment and information services across the nation and providing premier opportunities for advertisers.

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