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Senior Audio Engineer

Senior Audio Engineer

locationShanghai, China
PublishedPublished: 3/12/2024
Full Time

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 Audio Engineer within this newly formed product development organisation you will be responsible for developing the acoustic systems at the heart of the industry’s most innovative ultra-portable products. In the process, you will work with some of the brightest minds in the business across multiple disciplines of software, hardware and acoustics.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop acoustic structures and systems
  • Evaluate hardware and define system requirements 
  • Root cause complex problems that may span interfaces between hardware and software
  • Analyse product data, test product samples, and lead the optimisation of design
  • Communicate and liaise with contract manufacturers and vendors
  • Contribute to the development of the technology roadmap 
  • Develop and mentor junior engineers



  • An undergraduate or postgraduate degree in acoustics 
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant audio product development experience 
  • A proven track record of supporting the development of products from exploration through to mass production
  • Proficient in building tools for system simulation and data analysis using Matlab
  • Experience of performing and interpreting audio measurements in electronic and acoustic domains
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of digital signal processing
  • Experience with manipulating physical prototypes to achieve accurate acoustic results
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills with experience articulating technical concepts in cross-functional teams
  • The ability to travel within China and overseas when required, to meet the needs of the project and the business


  • Software programming experience
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Familiarity with simulation software such as COMSOL
  • Experience with supporting high volume production in consumer electronics

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