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Software QA Manager - WiFi & Networking

Company: Sonos Inc
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 25, 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.Sonos needs high-energy, innovative engineers to help fuel our rocketing success. We are setting new standards for the audio industry and reshaping the way consumers engage with music. As a quality engineering leader, you will be responsible for the software that our customers interact with every day. You'll be applying your creativity and engineering skills to help build brand new, robust, feature sets that enable customers to configure their systems and control the content that they listen to.
An ideal candidate will be highly customer focused, data driven, passionate about quality and have a proven record of working effectively across functional organizations and various disciplines. In addition, the ideal candidate is someone who loves to code and will have a proven track record of developing and using telemetry to improve quality. They should be a technical leader capable of driving product instrumentation and automation strategies with a data driven quality approach.

What You'll Do

  • Engage your feature team and act as the voice of the customer and quality organization during the development process
  • Lead, manage, mentor and grow a world class test team
  • Participate in the planning process for new features and initiatives
  • Champion and lead software telemetry efforts to understand real-world usage and performance that drives product improvements
  • Deliver efficient and thorough automated testing and framework support
  • Investigate, log, track, and triage bugs to determine root cause and establish prioritization
  • Conduct and participate in design and code reviews
  • Be a strong advocate for testability, identifying, and reducing risk areas during the development process
    What You'll Need

    Basic Qualifications:
    • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline
    • 7+ years overall hands-on engineering experience with 2+ years of software leadership
    • Experience in developing/delivering and/or testing software for networking devices, including analytics, especially in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or other communication protocols
    • Experience programming with Python or C/C++
    • Track record of successfully leading projects and people
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Solid understanding of the challenges of wireless applications and technologies
      • Experience with embedded products (e.g, linux, RTOS, bare metal)
      • 2+ years technical leadership experience in wireless networking, systems, and software
      • Solid understanding of automation
      • Experience in data telemetry and analysis, and experience using Tableau and Kibana is a strong plus
      • Demonstrated experience to recruit, mentor, motivate and grow your team
      • Experience in managing people, including performance management as well as supporting career growth for team members
      • Strong communication and collaboration skillsThis 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#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:$162,000We 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, Austin , Software QA Manager - WiFi & Networking, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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