Technical Program Manager
Location: Boston, Seattle
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.
- Lead a large cross-functional team of high-performing engineers to deliver the software required at all stages of new product development.
- Act as the liaison between the software and hardware organizations on new hardware programs.
- Quickly translate hardware requirements into concrete software functionality.
- Create program schedules, identify and communicate risks to all stakeholders, define risk mitigation strategies.
- Facilitate appropriate software engineering solutions to unanticipated issues while keeping teams unblocked.
- Know how and when to ship quality products. Work with engineering teams to keep programs moving forward using both qualitative and quantitative metrics to advance programs through the shipping cycle.
- Drive program consensus, influence, and rally cross-functional teams meet goals.
- Demonstrate a relentless sense of ownership for the success of a program.
- Track record of shipping reliable, extensible, and maintainable software programs.
- 5+ years of experience in software development and leading high-performing cross-functional teams.
- Able to communicate technical concepts, risks, and interdependent requirements clearly and effectively.
- Successful track record of maintaining organization using multiple development methodologies.
- Experience in product development with strong problem-solving skills.
- Working knowledge of branch/merge strategies and code management.
- Experience with consumer hardware development and organizational exposure to mass production.
- Thrives in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
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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