Senior Software Development Engineer




Newark, NJ


Position summary

Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

As a Software Development Engineer, it’s up to you to define, design and refine the tech that keeps us one step ahead of listeners. Anticipate. Innovate. Bring challenging ideas and we’ll support you with the latest tech, tools and systems that you need to succeed. You’ll be essential in ensuring the team can reach their potential; working closely with them, reviewing their work, mentoring, and supporting them to develop. Together, you’ll build and maintain our platform to bring thousands of stories to millions of listeners and unleash the power of the human voice.

We build the tools, workflows and platforms that empower Audible to serve everyone who interacts with us. Whether it’s publishing content for listeners, supporting our content providers or providing essential information for legal and financial stakeholders, we are there to guarantee the right result is provided to the right person each and every time.

You feel pride in every step forward, however big, or small; to you, each challenge represents a well-executed venture to support our listeners. If you’re looking to build on your skills and grow into a leader, this is your next step. We look for people who take responsibility, set their standards high and see every failure as an opportunity to learn. You’re looking for an environment where you can thrive. With opportunities to challenge yourself and a talented team by your side, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Audible.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will...

  • Design, develop, and test software components and applications for a leading global provider of audiobooks
  • Contribute to an agile engineering team, writing scalable and maintainable code and influencing team decisions
  • Collaborate with diverse stakeholders to envision, design, develop, test, and launch impactful software that inspires both customers and peers
  • Utilize technology to solve complex problems
  • Translate designs into high-quality code, delivering on schedule
  • Demonstrate proficiency in diverse data structures and algorithms, making informed decisions on their appropriate usage
  • Independently clarify technical requirements, estimate development timelines, and apply effective design approaches
  • Conduct code reviews, offering constructive guidance to fellow team members
  • Drive continuous improvement in software quality, customer experience, and product maintainability
  • Mentor and lead developers, fostering curiosity and deep technical understanding

At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word. Audible offers a Hub+Home hybrid workplace model that gives employees flexibility between gathering in an Audible workspace (work from hub) and remote work (work from home). For more information, please visit

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Newark, NJ, USA

Why you should apply for a job to Audible:

  • 80% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 57% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Retirement plan (401k)

  • Flexible work

  • Pre- and post-partum maternity leave, fully paid parental leave, and a program to help parents transition back to a full-time schedule