Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Company: Sonos Inc
Posted on: August 17, 2019
Location: Boston, Seattle
At Sonos, we're passionate about creating the finest HiFi audio
experiences in the world for our customers. Our partners share our
passion and build compelling experiences that showcase their
ingenuity alongside our own.
The lever that moves this world: our platform and the partnerships
we build on top of that platform. Be part of the team building and
integrating the next generation open IoT platform and APIs for
controlling the Sonos system to bring these experiences to smart,
You'll have a direct impact on the business, advancing a major
component of our core strategy, and unlocking innovative ways to
control a Sonos system, such as voice and smart home
As a member of the Quality Team your role will be to help build
innovative solutions to measure the overall quality of our services
and APIs from early prototypes to production and on-wards. Our goal
is to ensure that we can rapidly release with high quality, iterate
confidently and support our customers easily.
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
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
Quality engineers on the team work on a cross-functional team as
equal partners with our developers and systems engineers. The whole
team is responsible for designing, developing, testing, delivering,
and supporting our features. You will be expected to understand the
features being built and help determine the best course of action
to ensure the features are testable and create the tools and
frameworks to effectively and efficiently measure the quality of
those features. Be a voice of the consumer on the team and help
hone the end user experience through thoughtful testing and
* Engineer new automated testing methodologies
* Partner with developers to write automation code
* Improve the development experience via automated pipelines that
includes timely feedback and a seamless path to release-level
* Add and democratize new forms of telemetry, data, and metrics to
allow the team to measure, debug, and make decisions based on data
analytics and dashboards
* Monitor, debug, improve, and fix breakages within our automated &
* Help ensure new code moves easily through our development
* Work with the Operations teams when issues are found in
* Own services from end-to-end by being part of the on-call
Skills You ll Need
Demonstrated proficiency programming in an Object Oriented
Ability to break down complex problems into elegant, testable
Demonstrated knowledge and expertise with:
Jenkins (or other CI build systems)
RESTful API testing
Building and using automated test frameworks
Basic data analytic skills (Kibana, Grafana, DataDog)
Configuration Management and Deployment Tools (Ansible, Chef,
AWS or similar API-driven cloud computing platforms
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exhibit Sonos core values of not being afraid to move quickly,
challenging yourself, asking questions, and learning from
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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