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Bose Corp. - Acoustical Engineer for Consumer Audio Product Development

Posted On: 2014-12-15
Location: Framingham, MA, USA

At Bose we pride ourselves in providing extraordinary sound quality for our customers. In all of our Home Entertainment products, sound quality is THE primary focus. As a Acoustical Engineer you will work with interdisciplinary development teams and participate in designing world class audio products. You will use and develop your technical knowledge and understanding of the underlying physics, to conceive, design, prototype, develop, and deliver outstanding products that wow and delight our customers.


Responsibilities

oTranslate product requirements into acoustic design options
oSelect, specify, and evaluate transducers as necessary
oEvaluate design options through comprehensive computer modeling and extensive measurements and critical listening on physical prototypes. oEngage support groups as necessary
oClosely co-operate with mechanical, systems, and DSP engineers to select the best design for the product.
oTune DSP algorithms to maximize audio performance
oDevelop production ready designs and maintain highest performance throughout the development cycle
oSupport manufacturing startup and continuous engineering
oProvide input to marketing in setting product requirements for new products
oEnsure the highest level of sound quality of the product
oPlan development schedules & milestones
oEngage in creative time projects


Required Skills & Experience:

oMethodical and scientific approach to any technical problem
oFluent in at least one acoustic computer modeling tool (e.g. Pspice, FEA, WinISD, etc.)
oFluent in at least one computer based acoustic measurement system (Audio Precision, MLSSA, Smaart, etc.)
oExcellent verbal & written communication skills, comfortable with reading and writing detailed technical specifications
oPassion for sound quality
oCritical listening skills, experience with formal listening experiments
oWillingness to innovate and stretch the envelope of the current state of the art


Preferred Skills & Experience:

oExperience in transducer design
oExperience in working with off-shore manufacturing & vendors
oNon-linear modeling, measurement and analysis
oExperience in program management (MS Project, etc.)
oMATLAB
oKnowledge of audio Digital Signal Processing
oKnowledge of electronic amplifier design, behavior and constraints.
oActive musician


Education

B.Sc. in an appropriate technical discipline (Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer or Physicist, M.Sc. or Ph.D. preferred.)


To apply: http://bit.ly/1DB16IT

Please mention AES00717 when applying for this position.


About Bose Corp.

100 The Mountain Road
Framingham, MA 01701
U.S.A.

Website: http://www.bose.com

Bose Corporation was founded in 1964 by Dr. Amar G. Bose. Today, the company is one of the largest and best-known audio technology developers and product manufacturers in the United States and throughout the world. Bose is known for home entertainment systems and loudspeakers, the Wave products, premium automotive music systems, noise reducing headsets for consumers and pilots, and sound for public spaces and musicians.

 
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