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Software Engineer - Data Platform

Department: Platforms and Infrastructure

Location: Seattle

Req#: 2915

At Sonos, we're passionate about bringing music into every home.  To fulfill this mission, we have developed an unquenchable thirst for data.  We use data to understand how our products are performing, which features need to be improved, design future products, optimize our supply chain and sales channel performance, and learn how our customers experience music in their homes.  If you like music and data, this is a dream job.
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
Build, manage, and deploy large-scale distributed systems that collect data from millions of endpoints all around the world. Then process those streams of information using the best tools for the job (we currently use Apache Spark, and a combination of AWS services including Kinesis, Lambda, EC2, and S3), enabling us to build insightful analytics that span all business and product data for the whole company.

Why You'll Love It

You’ll be part of a small, collaborative, team of developers that strives to be relentlessly progressive with our designs, quality, and execution.  The platforms that we build are used by engineers, executives, and decision-makers throughout the entire organization to make critical product and business decisions.  You will be supported by some of the most friendly, brilliant, and fun people you’ve ever worked with.  You’ll be proud to be part of the work behind the 
products that you can see and use in your own home.
Skills You’ll Need
You have the smarts to take on big challenges, make mistakes fast and early, embrace honest feedback, and work together to identify better solutions. You have years of experience designing and building scalable data applications with a focus on high volume and low latency. You’ve created and deployed highly available distributed systems with a global user base. You have a deep understanding of the AWS platform (EC2, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, Lambda) and have worked with Big Data technologies (Spark, Kinesis, Kafka, Hive, Hadoop).
If this sounds like you, join us in building a sustainable data platform that will position Sonos to bring music into every home.
How to Audition
We will review all applications within one week and follow up.
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.