Senior Software Development Engineer
Location: Boston, Seattle
At Sonos, we're passionate about creating the finest sound experiences in the world. One of the keys to great experiences is great software. Great software is as important at Sonos as our award winning hardware. Great software takes hard work, solid processes, and good tools. It takes many iterations of experimentation, feedback, and adjustment. This critical iterative loop requires software pipelines that quickly deliver our latest ideas, captured in high-quality code, to our testers, partners, and customers. The Sonos Release Team is focused on this mission. On building and maintaining the software delivery pipelines that keep our customer experiences ahead of the curve.
As a Senior Developer on the Release Team, you'll work with the team to create and maintain the internal applications and external services Sonos uses to release software. You’ll use your skills and experience to work with stakeholders to gather requirements, architect cloud-based solutions, and guide the work of junior engineers to implement and operate high-quality applications. Our team is interested in great tools based on modern architectures, cloud infrastructure, and languages. We’re interested in developing our own tools and services with same DevOps and CI/CD best practices we champion in the company. If you’re an experienced developer who’s passionate about DevOps, CI/CD pipelines, and internal tooling, then let’s talk and see if the Sonos Release Team would be the right fit for 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.
The Senior Full Stack Developer on the Release Team will work directly with stakeholders and junior engineers to implement solutions that enable Sonos to build and release the software for the Sonos Home Sound System. Your work will include:
Developing, maintaining, and operating the external services used for distributing software
Developing, maintaining, and operating the internal applications used for releasing software
Developing internal tooling related to our CI/CD pipeline
Developing metrics and data gathering mechanisms to provide visibility into our CI/CD pipeline
Mentoring and directing the work of junior engineers
- Computer science degree or equivalent work experience with 5+ years of previous experience in a DevOps, release engineering, or internal tools developer role
- Experience designing and developing with REST APIs and Java based backend microservices
- Experience capturing and reporting application or service data for monitoring, alerting, and performance reporting
- Experience developing work plans and directing the work of others
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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