Software Test Engineer – Web Services
Sonos - Cambridge, MA

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We are seeking a motivated and ambitious Software Test Engineer to be a member of a highly talented quality team.

Our team is passionate about delivering quality Wireless HiFi systems to our customers. We want to get it right. Ours is a highly-collaborative, fast-paced, fun work environment. The problems are complex, and the solutions elegant. We learn from our mistakes and celebrate our successes. If these challenges sound interesting to you, you have the relevant experience, and you would like to be a team member in a winning environment, we would really like to talk to you about this opportunity at SONOS!

Job Responsibilities:
Validate the functionality, stability, and user experience of 3rd party music services in the Sonos Music Services API.
Participate in manual and automated test case creation and execution.
Interface with 3rd party test engineering teams to root cause defects and drive issue resolution.
Record and track product/service defects using appropriate tools.
Capture, analyze, and summarize test results.
Anticipate and communicate project risks clearly through thoughtful analysis.

2-4 years experience in a Software Quality Assurance or technical testing role
2-4 years experience with Linux/Unix, Windows, Mac OS X platforms
Exposure to some or all of the following languages and technologies: Perl, Python, Java, XML, Web Services (SOAP or REST based), UnixLinux shell scripts, C++, C#
Understanding of standard quality assurance methodologies (direct, negative, stress, duration, usability, ad hoc, halo, regression, and bounds testing).
Responsible, team-oriented, self-starter
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
A lover of digital music and consumer electronics

Experience with cloud technology (AWS or similar)
Experience with SCRUM/Agile development models.
Basic understanding of home networking: TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, 802.11x wireless protocol, home routers
Experience with release engineering activities (build management, release documentation, source control and archival)
Experience using packet sniffers to analyze network traffic
Experience with usability testing and pre-release programs (alpha/beta acceptance testing)
Working knowledge of any of the following foreign languages - Spanish, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese

More about Sonos:

In 2002, we set out with a goal – to reinvent home audio for the digital age. Our vision was simple - fill every home with music and make listening a valued experience again. We’re making it easy for everybody to listen to the music they love in every room of their home. To hear the songs they love, to discover new music they never knew existed, and to appreciate it all with the highest sound quality.

We’re doing it all over the world – In more than 60 countries, in seven languages through thousands of retailers. We’re constantly looking for ways to improve the experience – with new products, new software and continually investing in ways to provide our customers the best experience possible. We’re doing what we set out to do. Changing the way people listen to music – one home at a time.

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Sonos is the developer of wireless multi-room music systems for the digital home. The award-winning Sonos(TM) Digital Music System is...