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Sr. SDET - Business Features

Department: Software

Location: Seattle

Req#: 6099

At Sonos, we want to create the ultimate listening experience for our business customers, and connect them to the content they want, where they want it. As part of the Sonos team, you’ll collaborate with people of all styles, skill sets, and backgrounds to realize our vision while fostering a community where everyone feels included and empowered to do to the best work of their lives. 
As a Senior SDET, you will represent the Software Quality Engineering discipline in the Sonos Business initiative Software group. You will strive for service engineering excellence and work closely with the SW team in the design, implementation and testing of embedded systems, APIs and SDK integration as well as mobile to make our validation strategy a reality in this new domain. Be part of the team building and integrating the next generation IoT platform, API, and developer portal for controlling the Sonos system to bring these experiences to businesses, their customers and employees.
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
  • Engineer new automated framework to support embedded devices and cloud services
  • Drive and document test strategies, design edge cases, and conduct manual and automated testing for various features across all platforms: Mac, Win, Linux, Android and iOS
  • Constantly perform gap analysis to ensure good test coverage, assess and provide proactive advice or solutions
  • Investigate logs and triage bugs to determine root cause and establish prioritization of any issues discovered during manual and/or automated testing that runs in a CI environment
  • Review requirements, behavior specifications, and design documents to begin test development early and uncover issues prior to implementation
  • Mentor other members of the team to expand their technical competencies and to adapt the best software engineering practices

Skills You’ll Need
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a senior back-end / service side automation and testing role
  • Demonstrate proficiency writing code for automation with one or more of the following: Python, Pytest, GoLang, C/C++
  • Proven experience with server backend, APIs and Cloud services automation testing in a B2B model
  • Experience with: GitHub / Perforce, Jira, TestRail, CI/CD, Jenkins, Kubernetes, AWS Cloud and Linux as a development platform
  • Experience with Tableau dashboards, system reliability,  objective quality results and quality metrics

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Web automation and/or mobile testing
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and Exploratory testing 

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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