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Software Test Manager - Networking & WiFi

Department: Software

Location: Boston, Santa Barbara, Seattle

Req#: 5845

As the Sr. SW Test Manager - Networking, you will lead the team that holds the crown jewel of Sonos.  Our team is responsible for testing our wireless networking software technology that powers our proprietary and innovative audio streaming system for the home. You will be expected to lead the team as a hands-on technical expert while also driving test and automation strategy. Your team will be testing various networking related aspects of the platform such as kernel, device drivers, and applications at both the component and system integration levels. You will work closely with cross functional teams to understand business requirements and product architecture, and also to develop effective test methodologies and plans.
About You

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 individuals. 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
  • Be an active participant and engaged part of your feature team – you are the voice of both quality and the customer during the development process.
  • Participate in the planning and design process for new features and initiatives.
  • Drive and deliver comprehensive test plans for products and features. 
  • Drive and deliver efficient and thorough automated testing.
  • Drive software telemetry efforts to understand real-world usage and performance that drives product improvements.
  • Leading, managing, mentoring and growing a world class test team.

Skills You’ll Need
  • Overall 7+ years total experience with at least 2 years of management experience, with the proven ability to attract and engage top talent
  • Expertise in QA or Dev in embedded wireless or networking domain
  • Strong WiFi or other wireless technology PHY/MAC experience
  • Solid experience in design and development of automation frameworks and automation Testing strategies 
  • Solid fundamental knowledge of Linux kernel/device drivers or user space testing 
  • Solid networking knowledge is a strong plus
  • Should be very hands on, passionate about technology and quality

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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