Pandora is hiring a

Software Engineer 2017 Road Crew Intern, Consumer Applications

Oakland, United States

At Pandora, we're a unique collection of engineers, musicians, designers, marketers, and world-class sellers with a common goal: to enrich lives by delivering effortless personalized music enjoyment and discovery. People—the listeners, the artists, and our employees—are at the center of our mission and everything we do. Actually, employees at Pandora are a lot like the service itself: bright, eclectic, and innovative. Collaboration is the foundation of our workforce, and we’re looking for smart individuals who are self-motivated and passionate to join us. Be a part of the engine that creates the soundtrack to life. Discover your future at Pandora.


Our Engineers get to solve cool problems for more than 100 million users, using Big Data.  We have an opportunity for a talented, enthusiastic software programming intern to participate on our team as a Software Engineer and develop high-quality software for the Pandora music service as we bring it to our large and growing community of listeners. You may contribute in one or more areas of development, ranging from web UI, iOS Android mobile, music recommendation systems, and user analytics.  You will be challenged to become a significant contributor on a hard-working team, and to take pride in your work. We have high expectations, and are looking for very knowledgeable and capable graduates with solid software development skills. This is a position that will provide you with an opportunity to get your career off to a great start.


To land this gig, you will need:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field, expected to be completed in 2018
  • Strong academic credentials, solid understanding of Java software development, and take personal responsibility for testing the code you write
  • Experience developing user interfaces with modern JavaScript frameworks, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience developing object-oriented code in Java
  • Experience developing software for deployment on Linux/Unix
  • Experience working with back-end databases (PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL) using SQL
  • Substantial software design and development project work, including web-application and server-side development
  • Be enthusiastic about learning new technologies and skills
  • Must be capable of managing your time well and working collaboratively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Bonus points if:

  • Previous experience in software development - work projects, internships, summer jobs, etc.


Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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