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Senior Embedded SDET

Department: Software

Location: Boston, Santa Barbara, Seattle

Req#: 3362

Sonos operates in three of the most innovative and fast-paced areas of today’s software landscape: deep hardware-software co-design and integration, Internet music services, and apps for smartphones and tablets. 

Through our software, we are making the home stereo system a first-class participant in the Internet of Things, transforming it from something analog, disconnected, and dumb to something digital, connected, and smart.

As a Senior SDET Test Engineer at Sonos, you will work with a small Scrum team to develop and test the industry’s most innovative embedded audio processing and networking solution for streaming audio around the home. This will require collaboration with your partners in Dev and Test to help define and execute the test strategies and tactics to deliver highly secure products.  Additionally, you will work with a team of industry-leading innovators across fields such as acoustics, mechanical engineering, software, hardware, RF, and user experience.  If you love music, solving challenging problems and delivering high-quality products, we want to talk with you!

About You

Our band is large. And while there’s plenty of room for all kinds of personalities and skill sets to succeed, there are certain qualities that will help you thrive here.

Like a never-accept-less work ethic. An exceptionally low ego-to-talent ratio (none of the first, tons of the latter). A relentless craving to push past your limits and try new things. The smarts and the humble confidence to take on big challenges, make mistakes fast and early, embrace tough feedback, then recover quickly with fresh, startlingly perfect solutions. A fearless willingness to defend great work. And a tendency to totally geek out on music.

If this sounds like you, read on and let’s connect soon.

What You’ll Do
Key Responsibilities:

  • Be an active participant and engaged part of your Scrum team – you are the voice of both quality and the customer during the development process
  • Review requirements, behavior specifications, and design documents to begin test development early and uncover issues prior to implementation
  • Investigate, log, track, and triage bugs to determine root cause and establish prioritization
  • Define and develop test automation to improve testing efficiency and coverage
  • Use data and trend analysis to understand real-world usage and performance that drives both product and test improvements.

Skills You’ll Need

  • BS/BA in Computer Science or Software Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of software test methodologies & test automation principles
  • Strong coding fundamentals (data-structures, algorithms, design patterns, etc.) as well as specific experience in Python, Java or C/C++ in a Linux environment
  • Experience in design and development of automation frameworks and automation testing strategies 
  • Strong networking knowledge with expertise in troubleshooting and debugging
  • Experience testing embedded systems preferably Linux 
  • Love of music and passionate about high quality sound

How to Audition
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More About Our Band

In 2002, we set out to reinvent home audio for the digital age. Our mission–to fill every home with amazing sounding music. Yes, it was an ambitious goal. Challenging, too. And that hasn’t changed.

Since those early days, we’ve remained tirelessly focused on finding innovative ways to make listening out loud, with friends and loved ones, the truly transformative experience it should be. We’ve seen our vision capture the imaginations of music lovers in more than 60 countries, as we’ve continued to introduce products, software, and technologies that help people share the songs they love, discover new music they never knew existed, and experience richer, more musical lives.

At Sonos, we are building a team with extraordinary talent to help us fill every home with music. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.