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Senior Recruiter (Technical)

Department: Human Resources and Talent

Location: Boston, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Seattle

Req#: 3121

Sonos is the home sound system designed to fill your entire home with music.  This mission would not be possible without the amazing team we have built thus far and continue to build.  Our people are the drivers and passion behind our pioneering technology that helped create this fast-growing space in the market.

We are looking for a strategic, creative and action oriented Software Engineering Talent Acquisition professional.   We are the Trusted Advisors to our hiring leaders where we partner with them to efficiently grow our Software Engineering organization, finding the best and the brightest team members to grow our band. 

Traditional will not work. Sonos has large growth ambitions and in this role you will have visible impact on our future success. If you love music, and want to work with a lot of really fun, smart and focused people, then we’d like to talk to you.

About You:
  • Adaptable:  You must have the ability to partner with a wide variety of senior level individuals, including our top-level business leaders and seasoned     professional candidates within the engineering organization.  
  • Passionate: You care about delivering an authentic candidate experience that lends genuine insight into our values and culture. 
  • Self-aware and a clear communicator:  Enough said.
  • Naturally curious: Not everything is a nail to your hammer.  You see everything with an inquisitive eye.
  • Self-driven:  Have superior organizational skills, integrity and great follow through on tasks. You thrive and excel in fast pace.

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
  • Partner with hiring leaders to craft a well-rounded Talent Profile and job description. Help the Software organization to achieve its aggressive (current and future) roadmap hiring needs.
  • Deeply understand the overall Software organization and specific functional area hiring needs.  What is keeping them up at night and why?
  • Create and execute a sourcing and assessment strategy.
  • Develop robust pipelines, and build relationships with both passive and active candidates.
  • Facilitate debriefs and help drive to a timely and right outcome.  Help put the right people in the right places.
  • Highlight your passion for the industry.  That means intimate knowledge about competitors, current events, trends, target companies, relationships in open source network.
  • Help build our employer brand muscle.  

Skills You’ll Need
  • 5+ years of full cycle recruiting experience
  • 2+ years in technical recruiting experience
  • Power to influence and drive toward results in a fast-paced environment
  • Creativity in problem-solving, resourcefulness across all stages of the hiring cycle
  • Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented, and have strong organizational skills
  • Experience in compensation and general HR requirements as related to hiring
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly team-based environment, partnering with HR partners to strategically impact the business 
  • BS/BA degree
How to Audition
Apply now and if there is a strong match, we'll reach out!
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.