Job Opening for Python & Java Developers at Well Funded Music Company

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Job Opening for Python & Java Developers at Well Funded Music Company

Amy Bazlen-2

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Pandora ( is a well-funded, consumer-oriented start-up that is revolutionizing the way music lovers discover new music.  Pandora’s music discovery service is designed to help you find and enjoy music that you’ll love. It’s powered by the Music Genome Project, the most comprehensive analysis of music ever undertaken.


Headquartered in Oakland near BART, Pandora’s service is garnering frequent press in print and on the Internet, helping to drive the aggressive growth of our registered user base. Click here to read some recent articles about Pandora: <A title="blocked::blocked::;BLOCKED::;" href="blocked::blocked::">

We're expanding our Development team. Below is a description of the type of skillset we are seeking. As you can see, Python/Jython is used in our development, as well as Java.  So, if the idea of using Python as well as Java in your next role interests you, please send your resume!
We are staring down the 2006 hiring pipeline with 10+ Dev openings, so there are multiple levels of seniority needed.

Senior Software Engineer - Web Developer


Pandora Media is looking for a very knowledgeable Web Developer with significant experience designing and building killer consumer web applications . You should have a deep understanding of browser compatibility issues, web view technologies and knowledge of SQL. You must be capable of managing your time well and working efficiently without close supervision.  You place a high value on automated testing and have experience using test frameworks such as JUnit to test your work. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required.


As a member of our engineering team, you will participate in design decisions and help create the company's core software assets. You will be expected to come up to speed quickly on difficult problems, become a significant contributor to a hard-working team, and to take pride in your work. We have high expectations, and are looking for seasoned engineers with experience in a wide range of areas. This is not an entry-level position. The position is located in our Oakland, CA office.



- Minimum 5 years experience developing consumer web applications.

- Experience developing object-oriented code in Java

- In depth knowledge of web view technologies such as JSP, Velocity.

- Experience with MVC technologies

- Expert level experience working with Apache, Jetty or Tomcat.

- Experience working with back end databases, using SQL.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



Plus Requirements

- Technically strong using any of the following: Hibernate, PostgreSQL, XML-RPC, Python/Jython, Perl, Flash, OpenLaszlo, Ajax.

- Experience providing streaming media direct to consumers.

- BA/BS or better in Computer Science or a related field.


Core Technologies:. JSP, Velocity, Jetty, Java, Python/Jython, Apache, distributed systems.


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