Senior Software Engineer, Streaming

Job Locations USA-CO-Denver
Software Development


Known for our outstanding voices across the U.S., Audacy is the premier provider of local, spoken word, and premium audio content.  For technical talent, we have created a team that leverages new toolsets, develops collaboratively with business stakeholders, and is pushing the boundaries of audio every day.   


We are looking for an innovative, passionate and results driven Senior Software Engineer to join our rapidly growing engineering team to help us build the future of radio and audio together.  


You listen to Audacy content all of the time…and may not know how much more incredible audio content we offer including: podcasts, news & sports talk radio, and amazing music stations.  As a leader in all-things-audio, Audacy is transforming the listening experience through innovation and interactivity–and you may be just the person to join our team to help us do this!


What it’s like to work on this team:

Roll up your sleeves and get directly involved with the ongoing design and development of one of the most sophisticated streaming platforms in the world. You will be accompanied on your journey by a team of friendly industry experts who are happy to share over a century of combined streaming experience with you. This isn’t the world of low-use, proprietary business applications; the results of your work will be enjoyed by millions of people around the world.


The ideal candidate is passionate and curious, with an unstoppable desire to understand how things work at the most fundamental levels. You are serious about building high-quality, innovative, scalable products and services. You welcome the challenge of working with binary protocols at the bit level.


The Technology Team at Audacy is an organization that has leaned-in to hybrid work, having leaders and team members across the country.  Our technical centers of excellence are in some of the best cities to live in (Denver and Philadelphia) and we pride ourselves in building amazing products, participating in local service with Audacy, and keeping our culture at the heart of our employee experience.  


We are developers and we understand what developers need. You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to new ideas, learn new technologies, and architect new features. Friendly code reviews make us all better and you get to be a part of that by both reviewing 

code and having yours reviewed. We have fun doing what we do, and you will too!


If you love audio and building incredible software, then we are the place for you.


What You'll Do:

Daily Experiences:

  • Translate complex requirements to  fast, simple, efficient code
  • Help to provide an accurate timeline and scoping estimations on engineering projects
  • Keep up on cutting edge software and streaming trends
  • Follow agile/continuous integration engineering best practices
  • Additional duties as needed


Our Stack (familiarity with all not required):

  • C#
  • Go
  • PHP
  • NodeJS
  • Docker
  • Various technologies in AWS and GCP

Preferred Skills (familiarity with all not required):

  • C#, Go
  • NodeJS, PHP or any dynamic typed language
  • Docker
  • Various technologies in AWS and GCP


More About You:


Required & Preferred:

Required Traits:

  • Understand that performance is a feature, an important feature
  • Aren’t afraid of bits and bytes and manipulating them directly
  • Are a polyglot that isn’t afraid to learn new technologies
  • Aren’t afraid to own greenfield or brownfield projects


Desired Traits:

  • Know SOLID rules well enough to know when to break them
  • Understanding of the concepts behind MP3 and AAC codecs 
  • Low level understanding of streaming protocols and container formats (like ADTS, MPEG-TS, RTMP)
  • Audio/signal processing concepts
  • Have built systems that deploy on AWS and/or GCP
  • Use docker to encapsulate and isolate services whenever possible
  • Have seen an ISO/RFC and can turn that spec into code


Additional Information

Pay Transparency:


The anticipated starting salary range for individuals expressing interest in this position is $130,000-$150,000. Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and location of the applicant, as well as internal and external equity. This position can be located remotely or at one of Audacy’s  offices in Denver, New York City, Philadelphia,  or Chicago.


Audacy offers full time employees with a comprehensive benefits package to include:  health care coordinator, medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, disability, life insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal, parental, volunteer), 401(k) retirement plan, discounted employee stock purchase, student loan payment assistance program, legal assistance, life assistance program, identity theft protection, discounted home and auto insurance, and pet insurance.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.