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Infrastructure Architect

Company: Sonos Inc
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

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.This role can be done from homeBuilding the world's leading sound experience starts with the experience we provide for our people. That's why we've been distributed from the start: initially between offices in Boston & Santa Barbara, and now with additional offices in Seattle, San Francisco & Paris. This role can be done from anywhere in the United States- any of our offices, or remotely from home. It's about impact, not location.The Infrastructure Architect will plan, design, assemble, and oversee the systems that run Sonos' technological infrastructure. Infrastructure designs developed by the Architect will be used as a standard blueprint for all teams needing infrastructure to enable their applications. The infrastructure architect will also provide ongoing support and advice to operations teams with the goal of ensuring the technology continues to support fluctuating demands.Through collaborative design processes, ensure Infrastructure and Infrastructure platforms address prioritized security concerns, provide adequate workload performance, are automated via IaC techniques, and are supportable by operation teams. This role will also identify potential technology innovations, and engage with business stakeholders to understand business requirements and value. The role will be hands-on, the candidate must possess a demonstrable knowledge of system administration and software development. What You'll Do:

  • Ownership of cloud and on-premise infrastructure designs
  • Partner with Network engineering team on Network designs
  • Documentation using required standards, methods, and tools
  • Leveraging programming language to build Infrastructure as code (IaC)
  • Understanding the needs of stakeholders and conveying this into the team backlog using Agile ways of Working
  • Automate and improve development and release processes in partnership with the Quality Engineering team
  • Testing and IaC examining code written by others and analyzing results
  • Ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats
  • Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Defining Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for software and hardware installations, ensuring the infrastructure is tested for resiliency and the infrastructure is ready for service transition to Global Operations
  • Mentor Global Operations team in Incident Management, Change Management, Release Management, and Troubleshooting
  • Assist with application Performance Tuning, and Availability Management
  • Working with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes
  • Planning out projects and being involved in project management decisions
  • Be a part of the infrastructure team providing level 3 technical support
  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors
  • Investigate and resolve technical issuesWhat You'll Need:Basic Qualifications
    • 7+ years of experience designing, integrating and managing complex infrastructure solutions
    • BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field
    • Experience with Data Center, Cloud, Web, and Data Service technologies
    • Experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar software engineering role
    • Experienced with Jira and Agile ways of working
    • Proficient with Amazon Web services
    • Working knowledge of IaC tools such as Terraform, Puppet and Ansible
    • Working knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes and Helm
    • Working knowledge of Linux admin, Windows admin, Akamai
      • Must be a strong leader and communicator
      • Must have good problem solving and analytical skills.
      • Collaborative team spiritPreferred Qualifications
        • Good knowledge of Python or equivalent development languages
        • Proficient with Git, Jenkins and associated workflows
        • Working knowledge of Databases and SQL
        • Basic Knowledge of:
          • Snowflake, Windows SQL Server, Talend, Tableau, AWS RDS
          • Vagrant, Pulumi
          • Mac-OS administration
          • Good knowledge of the Azure platform#LI-remoteWe 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:$152,000We 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.

Keywords: Sonos Inc, Santa Barbara , Infrastructure Architect, Professions , Santa Barbara, California

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