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Sonos Subsystems Product Creation Leader 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.

This is an office based (3+ days per week) and remote from home, requiring close proximity to our Boston or Santa Barbara offices and abroad to our contract manufacturers as needed.

The Subsystems Product Creation Leader (Subsystems PCL) is responsible for leading a cross-functional product development team to create future components, accessories, capabilities, and/or features of our smart speakers that enhance or support the system.

Subsystems PCL’s also serve as representatives of the technical development team to the rest of the company. They guide and communicate team decisions, work through complex system trade-offs, manage risks, and drive technical issues to resolution. They are the technical owners of new accessory products or product components from conception to mass-production. They are responsible for successful and efficient roll-out of new platform capabilities and features into our new product development roadmap.

What You’ll Do:

  • As a technical leader, you will be responsible for the product development team bringing an accessory or subsystem of a new product to market or rolling out a new platform capability into our new product development roadmap.

  • Partner with the Product Management team to help inform the vision and requirements for new accessory products or platform capabilities.

  • You will inspire a high performing cross-functional team through charismatic and energetic leadership.

  • You will keep the team on track, which means ensuring they are developing the right product or capability within all the established program boundaries.

  • You will communicate at many levels, to keep both your team aligned and senior Sonos leadership informed.

What You’ll Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in consumer hardware product development

  • Demonstrated success leading multi-disciplinary technical development teams

  • Experience driving products or platforms into high-volume mass production

  • Willingness to be Office-Based 3+ days per week at our Boston or Santa Barbara office.

  • Willingness to travel within the US and Asia (sometimes with little notice)

  • BS in EE or ME

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for creating great products

  • Energy, enthusiasm and high sense of ownership for the success of a project

  • Strong knowledge of hardware development best practices in several of the following areas:

  • Digital and analog electronics, radio and antenna design, mechanical engineering, transducer and acoustic system engineering, embedded firmware development, and industrial design

  • Knows how to create and maintain good team chemistry to create high performing teams

  • Uncompromising team work ethic

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience working with distributed teams

    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:

$129,000

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 (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and its supplement (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) . The pay transparency policy is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_unformattedESQA508c.pdf) . 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 accommodations@sonos.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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