Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test

  • Locations
    • San Francisco
    • Santa Barbara, CA
    • Seattle
    • Boston
  • Date Posted
  • May. 18, 2021
  • Function
  • Engineering QA
  • Sector
  • Entertainment

At Sonos, we want to create the ultimate listening experience for our business customers, and connect them to the content they want, where they want it. 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 to the best work of their lives.

As a Sr SDET, you will represent the Software Quality Engineering discipline in the Software Engineering group. You will strive for service engineering excellence and work closely with the SW team in the design, implementation and testing of embedded systems, APIs and SDK integration as well as mobile to make our validation strategy a reality in this new domain. Be part of the team building and integrating the next generation IoT platform, API, and developer portal for controlling the Sonos systems of customers everywhere.

What You’ll Do

  • Engineer new automated framework to support embedded devices and cloud services
  • Drive and document test strategies, design edge cases, and conduct manual and automated testing for various features across all platforms: Mac, Win, Linux, Android and iOS
  • Constantly perform gap analysis to ensure good test coverage, assess and provide proactive advice or solutions
  • Investigate logs and triage bugs to determine root cause and establish prioritization of any issues discovered during manual and/or automated testing that runs in a CI environment
  • Review requirements, behavior specifications, and design documents to begin test development early and uncover issues prior to implementation
  • Mentor other members of the team to expand their technical competencies and to adapt the best software engineering practices

What You’ll Need

Basic Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a senior back-end / service side automation and testing role
  • Demonstrated proficiency writing code for automation with one or more of the following: Python, Pytest, GoLang, C/C++

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience with server backend, APIs and Cloud services automation testing in a B2B model
  • Experience with: GitHub / Perforce, Jira, TestRail, CI/CD, Jenkins, Kubernetes, AWS Cloud, Linux as a development platform
  • Experience with Tableau dashboards, system reliability,  objective quality results and quality metrics
  • Experience with REST APIs, Open API Specifications, Data Telemetry, Test Automation Frameworks in python
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and Exploratory testing
  • Plus - Dockerized containers, App automation such as Earl Grey, Simulators, XCode