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Software Development Engineer - WiFi & Networking

Department: Software

Location: Boston

Req#: 4598

Are you excited about the scale of millions of devices in millions of homes? Do you want to work on the cutting edge of IoT and rising wave of the connected home? Do you want to be part of the team that makes the magic happen in connecting the smartest speakers on the planet to streaming music services, voice services and other devices in the home?

As Software Engineer on the WiFi & Networking team, you will be responsible for enhancing and maintaining the industry’s most innovative embedded audio processing and networking solution 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 WiFi 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

You're not like everyone else.

You bring a unique perspective to the table. Transparency tops your list of values. Your smarts and creativity are off the charts, matched only by your humility. You want to collaborate with a team of diverse talent. 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 unafraid to make mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You don't stop until you get it right. "Impossible" isn't in your vocabulary. You're more interested in creating the future than waiting for it.

You love to listen.

You start every interaction from a place of listening and seeking to understand. You're culturally connected. You remember your first concert. You can readily recommend a binge-worthy show on Netflix, Hulu or HBO. You can't sit in traffic without a great audiobook, podcast or album. You can make a killer playlist. Your idea of a good weekend includes watching a movie or playing a video game.

What You’ll Do
  • Use your knowledge of C, Linux kernel mode development, and network device drivers to add support to Sonos products for the latest, highest performing wireless networking hardware.
  • Use your understanding of IEEE 802.11, Ethernet, and network organization and routing algorithms to improve the performance and scale of the Sonos wireless network.
  • Work with the rest of the embedded software development teams to understand the audio streaming application software being built on top of WiFi, and suggest ways in which the higher-level software may make most efficient use of the underlying network.
  • Work closely with the Hardware and System Software teams to optimize Sonos platform performance, maintaining our market position as the most advanced audio hardware system in the world.
  • Collaborate with software engineering and user experience teams to design and deliver unique, innovative new features that delight our customers.
  • Provide Sonos Customer Support technical assistance such as training and debugging problems in the field.
Skills You’ll Need
  • BS or MS in EE, CS, Mathematics, or related discipline.
  • Proficiency in C/C++.
  • 3+ years of experience developing, optimizing, and maintaining embedded systems
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:
      • Linux kernel development and debugging.
      • TCP/IP networking internals.
      • IEEE 802.11/WiFi or wireless mesh networking.
  • Experience using formal development processes and tools.
  • Track record of shipping reliable, extensible and maintainable software.
  • Experience leveraging your curiosity to solve problems in innovative ways.
  • Experience effectively communicating your ideas verbally and over Slack (or email, Confluence, etc).
  • Not a stranger to working in a fast-paced, results oriented environment, in fact, you thrive in it.
How to Audition
Apply now and if there is a good match we will reach out.
More About Sonos

In 2002, Sonos set out to reinvent the way people listen at home. The wireless home sound system we created makes it easier than ever to fill any and every room with music, podcasts, TV, and just about anything else you could ever want to hear-all with brilliant, immersive clarity. Since then millions of people in over 60 countries have made Sonos part of their lives.

Today we remain focused on innovation, thoughtfully designing products, inventing new technologies, expanding our software platform, crafting the best sound experience and making a positive social impact in the world.

We're empowering people to listen better because listening builds understanding and drives change. It even increases happiness and brings people together. Simply put, listening leads to a better life. (We've got the data to prove it.)

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