Systems Integration Engineer - HW Verification
Company: Sonos Inc
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: September 8, 2019
Location: Boston, Santa Barbara
Req#: 5317 Do you love solving challenging problems and delivering
high-quality products* Do you detest planned obsolescence of modern
consumer goods and want to work on products designed to last for a
long time. Then you might be the person we are looking for.
The Product Integrity Engineering team is responsible for HW
verification during new product development from concept level all
the way to mass production kickoff.
We are looking for a System Integration Engineer, who will be
responsible for validating and developing new smart audio products.
With deep and wide HW development understanding, you will ensure
that the final system-level hardware for a new product meets or
exceeds the quality that our customers have come to expect.
Every product we design, every interaction we shape, every decision
we make is driven by quality and customer experience. You have an
eye and an ear for details, are excited about innovative product
engineering, are curious about why things work (or don t), have an
analytical mind coupled with a practical approach, and want to make
products just right for the end user. You understand the
technologies, capabilities and potential performance limitations of
the HW and help us define the best methods of ensuring proper HW
verification of the device.
You will collaborate with a team of industry-leading innovators
across different HW engineering disciplines developing
next-generation smart audio devices. You will also partner with SW
functions to drive system-level testability.
Your impact in this role will ensure high HW quality of new
products yielding high user satisfaction for years to come.
*Position can be located in Santa Barbara, California or Boston,
Massachusetts. Relocation assistance available*
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
* As a System Integration Engineer for HW verification, you will
provide enthusiastic and inspirational HW verification engineering
to the product development organization.
* You will be responsible for performing HW verification tasks
through the entire HW development process, from early product
concepting to mass production preparation, in close collaboration
with other technical teams in both HW and SW.
* Early in the development process, you will help to analyze
program HW NUDD s (New, Unique, Difficult, Different)and innovate
filling any gaps
* Define and develop test automation to improve testing efficiency
* You ll help to develop product requirements & specifications
while product is still in concept phase. You will drive prototypes
through HW verification based on plans.
* You make sure all HW issues you reveal are properly logged into
database and fixed in a timely manner. You provide technical
expertise supporting debug efforts as necessary.
* You work together with our team and external partners clearing HW
bugs and improving product HW maturity until everyone agrees it is
ready for mass production. You assist other teams on any HW
verification related issues and support efforts to find root causes
for found HW issues.
Skills You ll Need
* Experience creating innovative mass volume products of high HW
* Experience communicating (written and verbally) and collaborating
in a multi-disciplinary environment.
* 4+ years successful experience in consumer product hardware
development with BSEE or equivalent educational background.
* Working knowledge of computing systems including analog/digital
electronics. Design or test experience on transducers, audio
amplifier hardware, acoustics, wireless communication technologies,
AC and DC power supplies, ethernet and signal integrity
measurements is a strong plus.
* Hands-on experience working with Linux/Unix operating systems
using command line interface. Ability to modify scripts in Perl,
Python or similar language for HW test automation.
* Permitted to work in the USA. Able to travel within the US and
Nice to have:
* Previous demonstrated consumer device verification experience
* Experience in audio, smart home or mobile products
* Hands-on HW design experience. EE and/or ME.
* Expertise creating test scripts.
* Experience collaborating with external ODM/JDM/CM partners from
* Experience integrating multiple sub-systems (including SW) into
* Expertise troubleshooting and debugging electronics, wireless and
* Working knowledge of quality tools and statistical methods
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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