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Sr. DevOps/Automation Engineer

Department: Software

Location: Other US

Req#: 3082

The Build, Tools and Automation (BTA) team seeks an experienced Software Engineer with a demonstrated track record of designing and developing automated build and test tools and services.  This role requires both software engineer skills and solid experience with infrastructure such as AWS, vSphere.  As a senior member of the BTA team you will be responsible for building the tooling and infrastructure that enables Software Developers and Test Engineers to efficiently build and test Sonos products in a repeatable, reliable fashion.

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

  • Lead the design and development of tools to scale Jenkins and associated build and test infrastructure.
  • Define and build reporting and metrics system that provide visibility and insights into the automated build and test ecosystem.
  • Collaborate with BTA team members on key technology initiatives.
  • Participate in daily stand-ups, weekly planning meeting
  • Consistently set high standards for best practices in Software Development activities, test design, code reviews
  • Participate and contribute to team architecture meetings and code reviews
  • Quarterly hack-week to work on salient hack projects.
Skills You’ll Need
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject, or equivalent work experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience with automated testing frame works 
  • Proven working experience developing and scaling automated build/test systems such as Jenkins. 
  • Exposure or knowledge of Jenkins Job Builder or similar tools. 
  • Proven skills in objected oriented programming, Java and Python are pluses. 
  • Solid Linux system administration skills. 
  • Knowledge of infrastructure automation tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef. 
  • Uses SCM such as GIT, Mercurial or Perforce 


  • 5+ years of experience providing resilient, scaled Jenkins services in production environments. 
  • Experience converting manual Jenkins configuration to Jenkins Job Builder or similar tool. 
  • Passion for writing great, simple, clean, efficient code 
  • Solid Python experience 
  • 5+ years of experience in software development with Scrum/Agile Methodology  
  • Experience running  build/test on virtual environment Amazon Web Services, VMWare vSphere or OpenStack. 
  • Experience using infrastructure/IT automation tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)  
  • Knowledge or experience with container technology (Docker, Rocket, etc.)
How to Audition
Apply now and if there is a strong match, we'll reach out!.
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.