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Senior Data Engineer

Department: Software

Location: Boston, Santa Barbara, Seattle

Req#: 5525

At Sonos we are passionate about inspiring the world to listen better. Our products stream all the audio on earth, to every room of your house, all controlled from the palm of your hand.  It’s easy to use, but keeping things simple and bug free is hard work. The problems are complex and the solutions must be elegant.  This is where YOU come in!

Sonos has mountains of data, but that data is only useful if it is collected, stored and presented accurately.  As a Senior Data Engineer, you will be responsible for identifying, preparing, and performing data analysis, discovering data anomalies, generating test data, and implementing data quality improvements while participating in an Agile environment. This is an exciting, high visibility position in a rapidly expanding team at the forefront of a shift to a data-driven business.This is an exciting, high visibility position in a rapidly expanding team at the forefront of a shift to a data-driven business.
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
  • Become a data expert at Sonos, help to educate and evangelize data usage across Product Development.
  • Innovate and build data systems working with data science teams to unearth insights from large volumes of IoT data and tell compelling stories.
  • Work with stakeholders across the organization to design new instrumentation and processing frameworks, to provide insight into usage, monitor system reliability, and to diagnose customer issues.
  • Mentor junior team members and lead complex projects that require collaboration with other Software Engineers, User Experience Designers, Product Managers, DevOps Engineers, and Test Engineers.
  • Document and assist in the development of tools to automate our data workflow. 
  • Ask questions, think on your feet, and absorb lots of information.
  • Passion and ability for solving intractable problems.  Superior critical thinking skills.
Skills You’ll Need
  • Become a data expert at Sonos, help to educate and evangelize data usage across Product Development.
  • Innovate and build data systems working with data science teams to unearth insights from large volumes of IoT data and tell compelling stories.
  • Work with stakeholders across the organization to design new instrumentation and processing frameworks, to provide insight into usage, monitor system reliability, and to diagnose customer issues.
  • Mentor junior team members and lead complex projects that require collaboration with other Software Engineers, User Experience Designers, Product Managers, DevOps Engineers, and Test Engineers.
  • Document and assist in the development of tools to automate our data workflow. 
  • Ask questions, think on your feet, and absorb lots of information.
  • Passion and ability for solving intractable problems.  Superior critical thinking skills.
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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