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Senior Electrical Engineer, Analog and Power Design

Department: Hardware

Location: Boston, Santa Barbara

Req#: 4618

Sonos is creating a premium, easy to use, home audio system. We are looking to add the brightest and best engineers to our world-class team. We are looking for passionate and energetic electrical engineers to develop electronics circuits for our next generation audio products. A thorough understanding of analog design and power design is essential. In this high-impact position, you will have a broad reach across the entire product development organization to deliver leading edge home audio products. We have a dynamic work space and a passion for delivering the absolute best products in their class.

About You

You're not like everyone else.

You bring a unique perspective to the table. Transparency tops your list of values. Your smarts and creativity are off the charts, matched only by your humility. You want to collaborate with a team of diverse talent. 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 unafraid to make mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You don't stop until you get it right. "Impossible" isn't in your vocabulary. You're more interested in creating the future than waiting for it.

You love to listen.

You start every interaction from a place of listening and seeking to understand. You're culturally connected. You remember your first concert. You can readily recommend a binge-worthy show on Netflix, Hulu or HBO. You can't sit in traffic without a great audiobook, podcast or album. You can make a killer playlist. Your idea of a good weekend includes watching a movie or playing a video game.

What You’ll Do
  • Provide technical guidance on electronic designs within a combined Analog and Digital EE team
  • Enhance the excellence of Sonos products by researching and prototyping new technologies
  • Advance the simulation and test methodology of analog and power design
  • Develop and design analog circuit and power converter/amplifier/supply for audio products
  • Design custom magnetics for power amplifiers and power supplies
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements including EMC, energy efficiency, and safety are met
Skills You’ll Need
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience with 6+ years of related industry experience.
  • Hands-on experience with complete ownership of analog electronics design
  • Understanding of efficient power designs, including detailed analysis and magnetics specification
  • Knowledge of safety and compliance standards for consumer electronic devices.
  • Exceptional trouble-shooting skills and system level technical knowledge.
  • Proven leadership skills including schedule management and mentoring/motivating team members
  • Experience working across disciplines such as mechanical engineering, radio engineering, and other product development engineering teams.
  • Technically inquisitive – must be able to take on new technical challenges and learn new technical skills on-the-fly while applying knowledge to solve the issue at hand.
  • Ability to propose, set up, and execute validation testing plans with minimal guidance.
  • Well-developed reporting skills, including the ability to explain and summarize and complicated issues.
How to Audition
Apply! If you are a match, we will reach out.
More About Sonos

In 2002, Sonos set out to reinvent the way people listen at home. The wireless home sound system we created makes it easier than ever to fill any and every room with music, podcasts, TV, and just about anything else you could ever want to hear-all with brilliant, immersive clarity. Since then millions of people in over 60 countries have made Sonos part of their lives.

Today we remain focused on innovation, thoughtfully designing products, inventing new technologies, expanding our software platform, crafting the best sound experience and making a positive social impact in the world.

We're empowering people to listen better because listening builds understanding and drives change. It even increases happiness and brings people together. Simply put, listening leads to a better life. (We've got the data to prove it.)

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