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System Integration Engineer

Department: Hardware

Location: Shanghai

Req#: 5090

Quality is one of Sonos’ highest priorities. As a System Integration Engineer you will be responsible for owning the verification of all the relevant hardware sub-systems which make up our products and for ensuring that the system level hardware product quality meets or exceeds the level that our customers have come to expect. You will be an integral member of the product development team, defining verification strategies, implementing and debugging individual verification tests designed to ensure that our hardware functions as specified. You will have overall responsibility for hardware quality and performance verification throughout the product development lifecycle. This includes writing test plans and schedules, developing automated testing, communicating the results, documenting and investigating failures, troubleshooting found issues to resolution with design teams and working with our manufacturing organization to ensure a smooth transition into volume manufacturing.
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
  • Define system verification strategies and plans including verification of multiple sub-assemblies and diagnostic and system software.
  • Develop comprehensive product level design verification test plans.
  • Own execution and tracking of HW Reliability and performance testing for assigned products at Asian CM sites.
  • Document test results and perform failure analysis. Capture, analyze, and summarize defect details. Support design teams in failure debugging efforts. Drive and own root cause analysis of all failures found during HW testing.
  • Review sub-assembly (or module level) design verification plans.
  • Develop and implement automated and manual system verification tests.
  • Make recommendations to the design team for corrective actions.
  • Develop regression test suites and documentation.
  • Ensure and review the quality of all stages reliability test across all products.
  • Assist contract manufacturers with HW reliability test activities at their site.
Skills You’ll Need
  • Knowledge of analog electronics hardware.
  • Transducers, amplifiers, power supplies, digital electronics (computer architecture, memory, AD DA converters…), materials and mechanical engineering, Wireless communications, Audio and acoustic expertise is a strong plus.
  • Experience with integrating multiple sub-systems including software is a strong plus.
  • Experience using Linux. Scripting languages for automated testing. Perl preferred, python and TCL/Expect a strong plus.
  • Excellent cross functional communication skills with a multi-site development team. Ability to communicate effectively in both Chinese and English
  • Excellent written communication skills in both Chinese and English.
  • Preferred experience working with Asian suppliers.
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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