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New Grad 2020 | Software Development Engineer in Test

Department: Software

Location: Boston, Santa Barbara, Seattle

Req#: 5568

Sonos is the wireless Home Sound System that fills as many rooms as you want with great-sounding music, movies and TV. Stream via WiFi. Play whatever you’re craving. And amp up every moment with intense, pulse-pounding sound. Sonos blends spectacular fidelity with genuine convenience to bring back the shared, seductive joy of listening out loud, to the right song at just the right instant, in that one place that matters most.

Our products stream all the music on earth, in every room, wirelessly, and you control it all from the palm of your hand. Our partners share our passion and build compelling experiences that showcase their ingenuity alongside our own. Software Engineers at Sonos collaborate with some of the brightest minds across multiple disciplines in software, hardware, design, and research. Sonos is easy to use, but keeping things simple and bug free is hard work.

As a member of the Quality Team your role will be to help ensure these experiences for our customers are released with quality and that we can effectively measure quality at all stages of our release pipeline. Our goal is to ensure that we can rapidly release with high quality, iterate confidently and support our customers easily.
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
Software Development Engineers in Test  work on a cross-functional team as equal partners with our developers, program managers, designers, and systems engineers.  Our junior team members work directly with their teams on real features from the start. Here are some projects that junior talent at Sonos work on:

  • Improving our engineering processes via new and exciting tools that help integrate our systems
  • Engineer new automated testing methodologies
  • Partner with developers to write automation code
  • Improve the development experience via automated pipelines that includes timely feedback and a seamless path to release-level quality
  • Add and democratize new forms of telemetry, data, and metrics to allow the team to measure, debug, and make decisions based on data analytics and dashboards
  • Monitor, debug, improve, and fix breakages within our automated & analytics infrastructure
  • Help ensure new code moves easily through our development pipeline
Skills You’ll Need
Basic Qualifications:
Ability & passion to break down complex problems into elegant, testable pieces
Demonstrated proficiency programming in an Object Oriented environment (Java, Javascript, Python, C++)
Demonstrated knowledge and expertise with one or more of the following:
o Jenkins (or other CI build systems)
o Building and using automated test frameworks

Preferred Qualifications:
Basic data analytic skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Thrive and not be afraid to move quickly, challenge yourself, ask questions, and learn from failure

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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Notice to U.S. Job Applicants: Sonos is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Follow the links to review the EEO is the Law poster and its supplement. The pay transparency policy is available here. Sonos is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.