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Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Company: Sonos LLC
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Principal Embedded Software Engineer page is loaded Principal Embedded Software Engineer Apply locations Boston, MA Seattle, WA Santa Barbara, CA Remote - US California Remote - United States time type Full time posted on Posted 20 Days Ago job requisition id R1696 At Sonos we want to create the ultimate listening experience for our customers and know that it starts by listening to each other. 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 the best work of their lives. We are passionate about building and delivering the finest high definition multi-channel audio experiences to our customers. Our products stream all the music on earth, in every room, wirelessly, and you control it all from the palm of your hand. It's easy to use, but keeping things simple and bug-free is hard work. As an Embedded Software Engineer working as a member of the CoreOS Team, you will be part of the team responsible for the audio distribution and processing software at the heart of all Sonos products. You are a highly skilled embedded software engineer that thrives in a new product development environment and you are passionate about achieving a high performance system. You will be responsible for applying solid software engineering design patterns and best practices needed to evolve and expand the core codebase to deliver new ideas and technical innovations into products that continue to delight our customers and set the satisfaction bar higher. You will be a member of a team that is setting new standards for the audio industry and reshaping the way consumers engage with music. You will work independently as well as with a team of industry leading innovators in other engineering fields such as acoustics, mechanical, wireless, application software, hardware, and user experience. If you love music, creating breakthrough new products and solving challenging problems, we would like to talk to you! The ideal candidate will be an embedded software expert with a solid background in embedded Linux and real-time processing platforms for audio and speech processing.
-What You'll Do

  • Design, develop and refactor real-time software architectures and modular software components used to power Sonos products -
  • Benchmark and optimize system performance for audio and other low latency data traffic streaming and processing over wireless network
  • Analyze and troubleshoot streaming audio in a variety of formats to improve reliability
  • Participate in design reviews, and code reviews on github
  • Interface with other software teams to define the proper APIs and IPC mechanisms needed to access audio services -
  • Contribute to the suite of developer unit tests using google test
  • Reproduce, isolate and debug complex low-level problems that may span interfaces between hardware and software
  • Create, review, and maintain documentations
  • Mentor junior engineers, and provide consultation for cross functional collaboration
    What You'll NeedBasic Qualifications:
    • Deep understanding in C and C++ programming for a Linux runtime environment
    • Able to read and write simple scripts in common languages, Bash, Python, etc. -
    • 5+ years of real-time embedded software engineering experience in a multi-threaded Linux environment. -
    • Experience with benchmarking algorithm performance on embedded systems using software and hardware techniques
    • Experience with handling audio over wireless network traffic and understanding timing and latency constraints Preferred Qualifications:
      • Writing developer tests using google test or another similar testing framework. -
      • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, document and test portable and maintainable code that is processor-, architecture- and OS-agnostic
      • Experience with telemetry data to define and analyze system performance -
      • Thorough understanding of unit testing and design-for-testability strategies
      • Understanding of streaming multichannel lossy and lossless audio compression formats such as MPEG, AAC, Opus, FLAC and Dolby Atmos is a plus but not required
      • Highly proficient in the use of common source code control and defect tracking systems (Jira, Git, Perforce) #LI-Remote We consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, which may cause compensation to vary depending on your skills, experience and qualifications. - This job is also eligible for discretionary bonuses as well as an opportunity to become a Sonos shareholder because all full time employees are eligible for stock grants. The minimum base pay may be modified in the future based on changing market conditions. The starting minimum base pay for this role is: - $185,000We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including open time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and other benefits subject to eligibility requirements. -Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law. Your profile will be reviewed and you'll hear from us once we have an update. At Sonos we take the time to hire right and appreciate your patience. Notice to U.S. Job Applicants: Sonos is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
        Follow the links to review the EEO is the Law poster and its supplement . The pay transparency policy is available here . Sonos is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Similar Jobs (3) Software Quality Lead- New Product Category locations 2 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 18 Days Ago Senior Embedded Build Engineer locations 5 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 4 Days Ago About Us Sonos is a sound experience company. We connect millions of listeners all around the world to the content they want, where and how they want it. Since inventing multiroom wireless audio in 2005, we have continuously innovated the listening experience, designing hardware and software that celebrates sound, empowers our customers, and brings the home to life. Our team is made up of passionate players united by a culture of respect, transparency, collaboration, and ownership who want to inspire the world to listen better. Covid-19 Health and Safety We have always been focused on impact, not location, and the pandemic has taught us that even more roles can be performed remotely than we'd previously imagined. Having been distributed from the start, we've long since been accustomed to having close teammates in entirely different locations and time zones. Whether our people choose to work from an office or remotely, we remind ourselves that our culture is not our offices, it's us. It's the way we work together to create amazing products and services, and the way we find connection with one another. Learn more about how Sonos is approaching the new era of working here: The new way of working at Sonos: Intentional Flexibility Health and Safety: - We continue to prioritize the health, safety and wellness of our employees around the world. Our Covid Vaccination Policy requires proof of Covid vaccination in the U.S. and Australia, and new hires in both countries will be required to provide proof of current full Covid vaccination on or before their first day of employment. In Europe and Asia Pacific, we are following national and local Covid guidelines as outlined in the policy.

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