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New Graduate 2020 | Hardware Engineer

Department: Hardware

Location: Boston, Santa Barbara

Req#: 5497

Hardware Product Development owns defining, developing, and delivering hardware products for Sonos. This means we need a wide range of skills and experiences to deliver a world class audio product. We need driven, talented graduate engineers who will develop into our inventors and innovators of tomorrow! We will commit to developing you and your career. 
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
Your life as a Sonos New Grad Hire will be varied, you’ll never be bored! You could be doing any of the following:
  • Test and measurement
  • Rework
  • Debug of HW or SW (or both)
  • Hacking up concepts be they HW or SW
  • Using, discovering, developing algorithms
  • Learning from our senior engineers and sometimes proving them wrong
  • Learning to use our tool chains 
  • Managing mini projects eg: developing test fixtures, coding up special functions, sub-circuit design 

Skills You’ll Need
Basic Qualifications
  • EE//Computer Engineering//Microwave-RF Engineering or related as a major
  • Having at least one of these proficiencies: digital design, analog design, embedded systems, transmission lines, signal processing, information theory, switchmode power supplies, microcontrollers and microprocessors, coding proficiency for mobile app, web app or embedded systems, computer science, machine learning and algorithms, electromagnetic theory, communications system theory, active/passive RF circuit design, antenna theory
  • Ability to deep-dive into a major project completed as part of course work or previous  internship 
  • Demonstration of intellectual curiosity, drive to get things done and ability to persuade and climb a learning curve

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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