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Sonos Sr. Hardware Systems Integration Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

Every product we design, every interaction we shape, every decision we make is driven by quality and customer experience. In this role, you will impact both areas. As a Sr HW Systems Integration Engineer on the Product Integrity Engineering team, you’ll be impacting the HW quality of our future smart speaker products during the development process all the way from early concept definition to mass production readiness. You will be accountable for the verification of all the relevant hardware subsystems as well as the final, fully integrated product. You will contribute to the product development success by working with a team across many disciplines including acoustics, mechanical, electronics, system software and RF.

We are looking for a senior level engineer who is curious about how things work and who is passionate about working with both hardware and software. You do not have to be an expert in everything but you are excited by challenges and take initiative to learn and collaborate with others. You do what it takes to get things done.

What You’ll Do:

• Early in the development process, support the project lead to analyze the program HW NUDs (New, Unique, Difficult), identify gaps and improve test methods.• Use strong test engineering skills to create effective tests and collaborate with the team to drive issues to resolution.• Help develop product requirements & specifications and the verification plan for your area. • Responsible for developing and maintaining test scripts to help with test automation. • Effectively communicate HW test results with the project lead and within the product program ensuring HW related risks are well managed and mitigated.• Ensure all HW issues are properly logged into the JIRA database and fixed in a timely manner. Ensure consistent root cause analysis process. Champion the debug effort for major defects. • Support the project lead and manufacturing partners to improve product performance until mass production quality is achieved. • Ensure smooth transition of responsibilities to the Sustaining Engineering team post mass production.

Basic Qualifications:

5+ years experience as a hardware test engineer in product developmentBSEE or equivalent educational background.2-5 years scripting development experience. Ability to script in Perl, Python or other common scripting languages.Proficient working at Linux shell/terminal Ability to conduct design of experiments to identify problems.Permitted to work in the USA. Able to travel within the US and Asia. Ability to attend occasional off-hour meetings via phone or Zoom.

Preferred Qualifications:

Good working knowledge of computing systems including analog/digital electronics. Design or test experience on transducers, audio amplifier hardware, acoustics, wireless communication technologies, power supplies, ethernet and signal integrity is a strong plus.Past collaboration with external ODM/JDM/CM partners from Asia.Working knowledge of quality tools and statistical methods

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:


We 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.

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.

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.