Backend Web Development Engineer

Come help us build out the next generation platform for the Sonos online customer experience. You’ll have a direct impact on the business, advancing a major component of our core strategy. You’ll be making it easy for people to learn about our products, how to best use them, and remain connected to the community they love. And most importantly, you’ll be ensuring that our web presence is as robust and stable as it can be.

Apply your creativity and engineering skills to help build and scale a global web experience showcasing Sonos products. You’ll make them beautiful wherever they live: desktop, mobile, or app. You’ll work across team and disciplinary boundaries, and you’ll be free to do what you do best.

Sonos is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work within our Web team to design and build cutting-edge experiences with a focus on backend systems, enabling music lovers everywhere to acquire and use our products and services in new and exciting ways.  Combine your love of technology, music, and system design while pushing our web properties to new heights!

What You'll Do

  • Design, build, and scale our web systems and integrations

  • Turn your in-depth knowledge of web architecture into stable and robust backend solutions supporting our various customer touch-points (web, controller, smart speaker)

  • Write clear, reliable, maintainable code with an understanding of web standards and best practices.

  • Exercising your extremely strong technical aptitude while staying updated on the current state of web technology.

  • Communicating solutions to both technical and non-technical stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.

  • Develop and mentor junior engineers, paying your knowledge forward.

What You'll Need

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or a related field

  • 3+ years of experience in a senior web backend engineering role using a modern object-oriented language like Java/C#, or server-side JavaScript

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Experience writing and implementing APIs

  • Experience architecting backend systems that interact with third-party APIs

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services and/or other cloud services

  • Experience with the use and configuration of cloud infrastructure (e.g. AWS) and Content Delivery Networks (Akamai, CloudFront)

  • Articulate and concise written and verbal communication

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with a modern JavaScript framework (React, Vue, etc.)

  • Experience with data query languages such as GraphQL

  • Experience with development on the Salesforce platforms (Marketing Cloud, Sales Cloud, Commerce Cloud)

  • Experience with web performance optimization

  • Experience implementing headless eCommerce solutions

Boston, United States
  • React
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • AWS