1+ months

Chief Information Officer

Santa Barbara, California 93101
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Location: Boston, Santa Barbara, Seattle

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Information Officer will lead a team responsible for enabling our people to do great work through infrastructure, tools, and technology. You will be responsible for building and running systems that will create efficiencies and help scale Sonos globally. You will bring strategy tied to strong execution capabilities and have a proven track record of taking siloed teams and organizing them to deliver end-to-end optimized horizontal business processes.  As a center of excellence, this team is the heart of cross-functional collaboration across Sonos.


  • You will define and execute the IT strategy for Sonos, including where we need to make investments in order to drive a forward thinking integrated strategy with a focused roadmap
  • You will ensure that we have the right organizational structure, benchmarking the size of the organization, and allocating resources efficiently 
  • You will ensure effective integrations of systems and tools (including our new SAP implementation, HRIS system and recurring revenue billing system)
  • You should have the ability to work with a large team of software developers and help think through the systems & tools to make them more effective as well as the team that supports our Direct-to-Consumer business on building a best-in-class digital marketing and e-commerce platform 
  • You will perform analysis, rationalize and consolidate systems and tools to ensure they are optimized and effectively support all needs in each function of the business
  • You will monitor technology changes and ensure that information technology infrastructure provides the most accurate and current information to the company to assist with decision making, resource deployment and establishment of business priorities
  • You will oversee IT security at Sonos
  • You will build and foster disparate teams into a high-performing team and develop the function into a trusted partner to the business
  • You will build sustainable, long-term relationships with functional leaders across Sonos
  • You will develop and manage the annual operating and capital budgets for IT and improve overall IT cost structure while increasing levels of service
  • You will support a broad range of functions including software development, finance and supply chain / operations


Basic qualifications:
  • Minimum of 15 years’ progressive IT leadership experience in global organizations
  • Demonstrated experience consolidating and organizing disparate IT systems into a cohesive systems strategy
  • Extensive Tier 1 ERP implementation, integration and optimization experience
Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience in hardware + software environment is highly desired, but other backgrounds will be considered 
  • Demonstrated understanding of technology as well as execution of IT strategies at scale
  • Proven track record of taking siloed teams and organizing them to deliver end to end optimized horizontal business processes
  • Demonstrated success partnering with leaders of enterprise-wide business process transformation and innovation 
  • Understanding of Enterprise and Infrastructure Applications including ERP, Supply Chain, CRM, HRIS, Financial, Engineering, Analytics and Productivity tools 
  • Previous experience leading systems integration for a global company 
  • Understanding of risk and governance and ability to guide the organization appropriately in these disciplines  
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or other technical discipline


Posted: 2020-06-19 Expires: 2020-08-18

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