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Sonos Senior DSP Software 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.

As a Senior DSP Engineer within this newly formed product development organization you will be responsible for developing and implementing the wide array of signal processing algorithms needed for our innovative ultra-portable products. In the process, you will find yourself working with some of the brightest minds in the business across multiple disciplines of software, hardware, radio, acoustics, WiFi, and Bluetooth technologies.

What You’ll Do

  • Design, implement, and test algorithms to solve technical challenges associated with one or more of the following - telephony, voice pickup, Bluetooth communications, active noise cancellation, spatial audio

  • Design, build, analyze, enhance, and refactor elements of the embedded software system used to power Sonos products

  • Debug complex low-level problems that may span interfaces between hardware and software

  • Develop and mentor junior engineers


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or higher in EE, CS, Mathematics, or related discipline w/5+ years of experience

  • Demonstrable expertise in programming signal processing algorithms using high-level languages like C, Python and Matlab as well as low-level languages like fixed-point assembly

  • Hands-on experience profiling, optimizing, tuning, and debugging embedded DSPs

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with experience articulating technical concepts in cross-functional teams

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of Bluetooth fundamentals including Bluetooth Classic, Low Energy, and LE audio

  • Demonstrated experience in audio and speech processing

  • Exposure to acoustics and acoustic measurements

  • Independent, self-motivated worker requiring minimal supervision


    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.