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Software Development Engineer - Embedded System/Player Application

Department: Software

Location: Seattle

Req#: 3049

At Sonos, we are passionate about creating and delivering the finest HiFi audio 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.  As a Software Engineer on the Player Platform Team, you will be responsible for developing the industry’s most innovative embedded audio processing and networking software for streaming audio around the home. You will work with some of the brightest minds in the business across multiple disciplines of software, hardware, acoustics and Wi-Fi technologies. You will have fun and innovate every day in our fast paced and creative environment.  If you love music, solving challenging software problems, and doing things the right way every time, we’d like to talk to 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

  • Design, enhance and maintain the embedded application that streams, processes and transmits audio throughout the Sonos System.
  • Collaborate with software engineers and user experience teams to design and deliver unique, innovative new features that delight our customers.
  • Work closely with the System Software and Hardware teams to optimize Sonos platform performance, maintaining our market position as the most advanced audio system in the world.
  • Provide Sonos Customer Support technical assistance such as training and debugging problems in the field.

Skills You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in software development.
  • Expert C/C++ developer with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Linux OS and multi-threading programming.  
  • Experience with developing and optimizing on a single core and multi-core systems.
  • Track record of shipping reliable, extensible and maintainable software.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Thrives in fast-paced, results oriented environment
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking and/or IEEE 802.11/Wi-Fi is a plus.
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.