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Senior Embedded C++ Software Engineer (Boston)

Department: Software

Location: Boston

Req#: 4834

At Sonos, we are passionate about creating and delivering the best sound experience systems in the world to our customers.  Our products stream all the music on earth, in every room, wirelessly, and you control it all from the palm of your hand or by the sound of your voice.

Our embedded audio player team writes the software that powers our entire product portfolio. They sit at the nexus of the Sonos product universe by building the most innovative solutions for streaming sound. As an integral part of this team, you will work side-by-side with some of the brightest minds in the business across multiple disciplines of software and hardware. You will design and build the future of Sonos to inspire the world to listen better.
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
  • Design, build and enhance the embedded software system that controls, plays and distributes audio throughout the multi-room Sonos system and future Sonos products.
  • Work closely with service teams to design and improve the communication protocols between Sonos speakers, the Sonos Cloud infrastructure, and streaming music partners.
  • Work across software and hardware teams to optimize Sonos system performance and deliver the latest software advancements to our entire portfolio.

  • Use advanced telemetry to diagnose and debug problems in the field and improve the quality of our software.
Skills You’ll Need
  • Experienced C++ developer with strong object-oriented design and problem-solving skills

  • 5+ years of experience delivering reliable, extensible and maintainable software

  • Deep experience with multi-threaded programming and embedded systems
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Exposure to L2/L3 networking and protocols

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with experience articulating technical concepts in cross-functional teams
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Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline, or in lieu of degree 10+ years of relevant experience
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Experience with Cloud, RESTful API and HTTP technologies is a plus
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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