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Sr. Software Test Engineer

Department: Software

Location: Boston, Seattle

Req#: 5944

At Sonos we're passionate about creating the finest audio experiences in the world for our customers and connecting them to the content they want, wherever they are located.


As a Sr. Test Engineer, you will represent the Quality Engineering Test discipline on the Software Product Development Team.

You strive for service engineering excellence and work closely with the design and implementation of new features in an Agile framework.
You will manually test new features for usability, control functionality, and compatibility with new operating system releases to ensure our customers will have a high quality experience at home or on the go.
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

    Document and mentor other members of the team to expand their technical competencies and to adapt the best software engineering practices

    Evaluate the needs to design and build automation framework where necessary

    Work closely with testers, developers, UX designers and product managers

    Investigate results, logs and triage bugs to determine root cause and establish prioritization of any issues discovered during manual and/or automation testing

    Constantly perform gap analysis of existing tests, writing new and ensure good coverage while being as lean as possible.

    Drive test planning, design edge cases and conduct manual testing of system and component / service level to test various features across all platforms: Mac, Windows, Android and iOS

    Develop and support test framework to support mobile and desktop client applications

    Skills You’ll Need

      Knowledge of Cloud Computing, BLE, Earl Grey, and/or Espresso is a plus.

      Desired experience with the following: GitHub / Perforce, Jira, TestRail, CI/CD, Jenkins, Postman, Bash.

      Demonstrate some experience or knowledge with automation with one or more of the following: Python, Pytest, C++/C#, Node.js, JavaScript, Java.

      Proven experience with UI and server backend testing, testing desktop and mobile device: iOS and Android

      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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