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Software Development Engineer – Mobile

Department: Software

Location: Seattle

Req#: 4295

At Sonos, we are passionate about creating and delivering the finest HiFi audio experiences 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. It’s easy to use, but keeping things simple and bug free is hard work.



We work closely with user experience experts to develop UX-centric applications that connect people to music. Software Engineers working on mobile applications collaborate with some of the brightest minds across multiple disciplines in software, hardware, and design. Our team learns from our users as we constantly improve their experience – making it easier to find and listen to their music out loud in their home.


As a Software Engineer in the Interaction Experience group you will be responsible for improving the Sonos mobile applications to seamlessly connect with our listeners. Your team is innovating new user interfaces that help people discover and control their music with the Sonos system. 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

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.

What You’ll Do

* Deliver professional customer-facing software, on schedule and with a high degree of quality.
* Be integral in designing the future of the Sonos app experience. 
* Collaborate with other Software Engineers, User Experience Designers, Product Managers, DevOps Engineers, and Test Engineers to coordinate larger features.
* Ask questions, think on your feet, and absorb lots of information.

* Deliver simple, elegant solutions to complex problems.

Skills You’ll Need

* A demonstrably high level of expertise in software development using Java or Objective-C.
* Experience developing on the Android and/or iOS platforms, with a demonstrated drive for shipping first class solutions and apps.

* Experience or exposure to C++.

* Exposure to or experience with network-connected apps.

* Experience breaking down larger features into parts, and working with teammates to get the feature done.

* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent experience 

Nice to have (but definitely not required):

* Experience developing for Windows with C# and .NET 

More About Sonos

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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