Manager, Product Data Engineering

Boston, MA +4

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.

Building the world’s leading sound experience starts with the experience we provide for our people. That’s why we’ve been distributed from the start: initially between offices in Boston & Santa Barbara, and now with additional offices in Seattle, San Francisco & Paris. This role can be done from anywhere in the United States- any of our offices, or remotely from home. It’s about impact, not location.

 At Sonos data helps us build a better business, a better product and ultimately helps us make happier customers. By understanding how our customers listen in their homes (and beyond), the Product Data team uses data to guide and influence the product direction and improve the customer experience. Within the software organization, a group of data analysts, scientists, engineers and product managers work to maintain our product data infrastructure. 

As the Manager of the Data Engineering team, your team will be responsible for ensuring data quality, designing data models, and developing data pipelines that enable insights and inform product decisions. Through your leadership, your team will collaborate with other teams on initiatives to improve the Sonos customer experience with data at the forefront. 

What You’ll Do

  • Lead and grow our data engineering team, including setting goals, providing guidance, and conducting performance reviews
  • Work closely with data analysts, data scientists, engineers, and product managers to understand data needs and requirements
  • Design, develop, and maintain our product data infrastructure, including data models, ETL pipelines, and data storage solutions
  • Ensure data quality and accuracy through testing, monitoring, and data validation
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to integrate data systems and tools
  • Stay up-to-date with modern data tools and technologies, and make recommendations for improvements and changes as needed
  • Develop and maintain documentation for data systems and processes

What You’ll Need

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team
  • 5+ years of experience in data engineering
  • Strong knowledge of modern data tools and technologies, including Snowflake, Elasticsearch, dbt, and others
  • Experience with designing and developing data models and ETL pipelines
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to handle complex data problems
  • Experience with agile methodologies and project management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with IoT data 
  • Experience working with data to improve customer experience 
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and DevOps
  • Working knowledge of at least one public cloud stack (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Python 

At Sonos we consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, which may lead individual compensation to vary depending on job related qualifications, skills, and experience. All full time employees are eligible for merit increases, discretionary bonuses, and equity. Our job postings may span more than one career level and the base pay range may be modified in the future based on changing market conditions.

The starting base pay for this role for all US candidates is between:

$162,000 and $197,670Please note that compensation details listed in US job postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits.

We also offer a comprehensive benefits program with choice and flexibility in mind to help support the health, wealth, and overall well-being of our employees. Regular full time employees in the US are eligible for benefits on day one, including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • A 401(k) plan with company matching and immediate vesting
  • An Open Time Off policy (OTO) so you have maximum opportunity to disconnect and recharge, with no tenure-based vacation accruals required
  • 80 hours of sick time upon hire, refreshed annually
  • Up to 12 paid holidays per calendar year
  • 12 weeks of paid Bonding Leave following the birth or adoption of a new child, plus up to an additional 12 weeks of Medical Leave for birthing parents under our Short Term Disability policy
  • Company-paid Disability, Life, and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including Voluntary Life, AD&D, Accident, and Pet Insurance 
  • Mental health benefits to support your holistic well-being
  • A generous employee discount program & paid streaming music services on the Sonos platform

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.

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