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Embedded Software Engineer

Department: Software

Location: Paris

Req#: 6076

At Sonos, we want to create the ultimate listening experience for our customers and know that it starts by listening to each other. As part of the Sonos team, you’ll collaborate with people of all styles, skill sets, and backgrounds to realize our vision while fostering a community where everyone feels included and empowered to do to the best work of their lives. 

As an Embedded Software Engineer on Sonos Voice Experience project, you will be a part of the team responsible for integrating, running efficiently and in a reliable way, state of the art Machine Learning technology in our devices.

If you love music, learning, solving huge challenging software problems, we’d like to talk to you! Don’t worry if you do not have a ton of experience, for this role we are looking for talent and potential more than just years of experience.
About You

More than a candidate that checks every box, we’re looking for people who are excited to work, learn, and grow at Sonos—no matter their background or how they identify. If that’s you, we hope you’ll apply for this role.

You want to be part of a team.

You come with new ideas and a unique point of view. You look forward to collaborating with a diverse team of individuals. You assume everyone’s best intentions, welcome a healthy debate, and embrace differing opinions. You eagerly seek and give help. Transparency tops your list of values, and you proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.

You enjoy a challenge.

Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You’re ambitious and comfortable making mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You would rather create the future than wait for it. You prioritize long-term value over short-term objectives.

You love to listen.

You approach every interaction with curiosity and a desire to understand. You want to make a positive impact in the world. You’re passionate about culture and know the power that music, film, podcasts, games, and stories have to bring people together.

What You’ll Do
  • Use your embedded programming skills to develop efficient code in a constrained device environment and bring a unique user experience to our customers.
  • Collaborate with our machine learning and cloud teams to ensure a seamless integration of our embedded software platform.
  • Support  architectural and implementation solutions that ensure clean SDK integrations into existing codebases.
  • Work side by side with partners on tough and interesting integration challenges.
  • Develop code for both the embedded system within our products as well as code that resides on mobile devices.
Skills You’ll Need
  • Knowledge of programming language(s) suitable for Imperative, Object and Functional Programming Paradigms (C, C++, Rust…).
  • Experience using Linux as a development platform.
  • Advanced science or engineering degree or equivalent industry experience.
  • Understanding and experience with multithreading
  • Understanding of the full OSI Network model (Layers 1 through 7)
  • Understanding and exposure to Agile software development methodology

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Rust programming language 
  • Experience using Python for high level functional testing
  • An insatiable appetite to learn and gain new skills.
  • Extra credit for having contributed to / created open source projects.
  • Enjoys working in a team, and have the realization that “the sum of the whole is greater than the sum of the components”
  • Ability to understand and receive creative and constructive feedback.
  • Willing to ask questions and challenge team norms.

More About Sonos

Sonos is a sound experience company. We pioneered multiroom wireless audio, made it sound amazing, and changed the way people listen, making it effortless for them to enjoy what they want, where they want, how they want.

Today we continue empowering listeners by developing new technologies, thoughtfully designing products, expanding our software platform, and crafting brilliant sound experiences while participating in a culture that values respect, transparency, collaboration, and ownership.

Together we’re working to positively impact the world and inspire everyone to listen better—because listening brings people together, builds understanding, drives change, and makes us happier.

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