Senior Software Development Engineer - Cloud Platform (Boston)
At Sonos, we're passionate about creating the finest HiFi audio experiences in the world for our customers. Our partners share our passion and build compelling experiences that showcase their ingenuity alongside our own. The lever that moves this world: our platform.
Come help us build the next generation platform for controlling the Sonos system as part of a smart, Internet-connected world. You'll have a direct impact on the business, advancing a major component of our core strategy and making any content available by delivering personalized experiences wherever our users are and facilitating human connections.
Leverage your expertise and engineering skills to design and build highly available, low-latency global web services that connect millions of users with the sound they love. You will work in an agile development environment across cloud technologies, collaborating across software engineering and test, product management, operations, and data teams.
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 talent. 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.
You will work closely with others to define project requirements and scope, and plan for upcoming work
You will work with your team in an agile development environment and collaborate with QA and UX
You will participate in code reviews and discussions with other developers, lead software design and code walkthrough meetings
You will explore and innovate on Sonos products during regular hack weeks that will influence our roadmap
Experience designing and building scalable and highly available microservices in a distributed system with a focus on high concurrency and low latency
5+ years experience building and operating Java services on a cloud platform
Experience building RESTful APIs
Track record of shipping reliable, extensible and maintainable software under tight time constraints
BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
Other things you’ll work on:
Web application security, SSL, OAuth
Performance testing, measuring KPIs, benchmarking, load injection, OS and app tuning
Deployment orchestration tools
Large scale, multi-region cloud services in Node.js
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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