AES Job Board: DTS, Inc. - Multiple Job Listings

Senior Manager, Product Development

Posted On: 2015-3-4
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

The Senior Manager, Product Development role at DTS requires a highly motivated, product leader to manage related software products for key strategic programs in DTS. The role will require an energetic candidate to manage product execution from R&D through to delivery of final product across multiple platforms. The candidate will exhibit strong leadership qualities, excellent communication skills, proven organizational and project management abilities. Ideally, you will combine a passion for building new software products, with a broad commercial knowledge and a strong technical grounding in audio.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Requirements and feature definition: Working with business stakeholders in DTS to capture, scope, cost and prioritize new product requirements and features
• Manage the trade-offs between new features vs. maintenance and expansion of the current product feature-set
• Product execution: Ensure that the product is executed per the agreed roadmap.
• Track and manage all aspects of the product development including status reporting, product specification, documentation and ultimately being the champion for product quality.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to agree product roadmaps, including strategies, core positioning, and messaging for products and technologies
• Work closely with engineering teams to define SDK requirements, including certification expectations
• Maintain expert-level knowledge of customer production trends, technology changes, and competitive factors and provide reports to stakeholders


Required Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or related engineering degree is required and an advanced degree is a plus.
• 8 or more years of relevant experience as a product owner or technical product manager with experience bringing new technologies and products to market
• Direct experience creating software audio products for the CE, mobile or PC market is a plus
• Demonstrable servant leader and influencer qualities along with a knowledge of Agile plus at least one other project management methodology
• Proven ability to manage multiple projects with internal and external engineering teams.
• Must have a strong technical background


Other Skills & Abilities

• Must have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for shipping product.
• Technical understanding of Android, iOS and/or Windows audio architecture
• HTML 5 and cross platform development is highly desirable


Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00740 when applying for this position.


Quality Assurance & Operations Engineer

Posted On: 2015-3-4
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

DTS is looking for a highly motivated, organized, and detail oriented person to serve as an engineer on the Audio Fidelity Team. You will be joining a team of engineers who are passionate about getting the highest quality audio experience out of all DTS technologies. Strong listening skills and an ability to hear like a consumer are a must, because you will be helping this team to evaluate/improve DTS technologies in products including AVRs, Televisions, Soundbars, mobile phones, tablets, automobiles, and more.


Working very closely with Research and Development (R&D) engineers, you will contribute to the audio performance of DTS technologies by providing subjective listening feedback through all phases of the product development cycle. Some coordination with customer facing engineers will be required to ensure proper alignment of DTS technology functionality with end user desires. Awareness of cutting edge consumer audio will also serve you well in this role, because we are often granted the opportunity to confirm that DTS is offering a superior audio performance against similar technologies in the consumer audio marketplace.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Work with R&D engineers to prepare/expand test plans based on technology feature definitions
• Conduct subjective listening assessments to support development of audio processing algorithms
• Coordinate & Conduct competitive benchmarking evaluations
• Work directly with R&D engineers from early concept design through production to implement product improvements and enhancements
• Participate in and collaborate on technology API development and final technology tuning


Required Education and Experience

• BS(required) or Masters (preferred) degree in Electrical or Audio Engineering
• 2-3 years engineering experience preferred
• Excellent critical listening and evaluation skills required
• Fundamental knowledge of DSP and audio testing required
• Experience with most audio editing software packages required
• Familiarity with common codec and post-processing audio artifacts required
• Experience with C Programming & Batch scripting preferred
• Familiar with DTS and other audio technologies preferred
• Experience working as a cross-functional team member preferred
• Experience conducting standardized listening tests preferred


Other Skills and Abilities:

• Strong ability to drive audio performance improvements into final products
• Self-starter, with ability to work autonomously
• Strong analytical skills
• Must possess a strong ability to communicate(verbal & written); Should be capable of translating opinions of auditory experiences into useful feedback for other engineering disciplines
• Should be comfortable working in fast paced environment
• Experience evaluating Consumer Audio devices preferred


Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00742 when applying for this position.


Systems Administrator (Atlassian / JIRA)

Posted On: 2015-3-4
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

As an Engineering Systems Administrator, you will provide support and administration for DTS’ Atlassian tool suite as well as the Release Management process. You will work with local and global engineering teams on high profile DTS audio technology projects. This role is based out of our Calabasas, California corporate headquarters and will report directly to the Director of Quality Assurance and Operations.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

In this role, you will support Atlassian's JIRA, Confluence, FishEye/Crucible, and Crowd applications to meet the needs of the Technology Organization (Engineering) as well the needs of system users in other functions throughout the company. As the adoption of the Agile / Scrum methodology expands to various teams, in this position you will promote best practices while advising teams on how to get the most out of the Atlassian tool suite.


In addition, the Engineering Systems Administrator will be responsible for administering the Release Management process. This is the interface between the Development teams and the Sales and Business Development teams. You will be helping to ensure that release packages are complete and are delivered on schedule. The DTS product portfolio continues to evolve and you will join the team that is building the next generation integrated system to support the release and delivery of products to our customers.


Required Education and Experience

• B.S. Degree in CS, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience with Systems Administration in a medium to large-sized environment. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in establishing and upholding procedures with a focus on sustainability and maintainability as an organization grows.
• Minimum of 3 years administering Atlassian tools (Confluence, Jira, Fisheye/Crucible, Crowd). At minimum, the candidate has handled all aspects of permissions management in more than one of these systems for multiple projects (100+).
• Experience integrating tools using platform technologies like PostgresSQL, SQL Server, DNS, VPNs etc. a plus.
• Experience supporting projects that extend beyond non-engineering functions (such as finance, sales) preferred.
• Previous experience in Release Management is a plus.
• A working understanding of shell scripting and various scripting languages (Python, Perl, etc.).
• Comfortable working with Linux, Mac and Windows platforms.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
• Fluency in English, both spoken and written.


Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00743 when applying for this position.


Principal Audio R&D Engineer

Posted On: 2015-3-4
Location: Santa Ana, CA or Los Gatos, CA, USA

DTS is looking for a Principal Audio R&D Engineer to join our highly skilled audio signal processing team. The ideal candidate will assume a technical leadership role in generating state of the art algorithms with a main focus in the areas of loudness and dynamics processing and loudspeaker performance enhancement. She/he will have a proven record of having worked through the full cycle of generating a number of successful, commercially deployed audio processing algorithms. The candidate will need to demonstrate a strong digital signal processing background combined with critical listening skills and hands-on experience with state of the art audio. A track record of patents and/or publications is preferred for this position. In addition, the candidate is expected to demonstrate a structured and very detail-oriented approach to their work. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and focused, comfortable collaborating with geographically dispersed teams, an audio enthusiast, and eager to make a difference as a member of a motivated team of audio signal processing experts. Strong troubleshooting skills, excellent written and spoken communication skills, and a strong drive to solve problems are also required for this position.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Architect multi-component audio signal processing solutions and specifications that target various platforms, such as TV, PC, mobile, etc.
• Develop state of the art audio DSP algorithms in C/C++ and Matlab in the areas of loudness and dynamics processing and/or loudspeaker performance enhancement.
• Maintain and update existing audio DSP algorithms written in C/C++ and Matlab.
• Generate technical documentation and test vectors and procedures to support audio DSP algorithm development.
• Generate VST and/or PC/Mac demos to support DSP algorithm development.
• Collaborate with other teams of the organization to ensure successful commercialization, deployment, and maintenance of developed algorithms.
• Participate in critical listening tests.
• Contribute to the IP portfolio of the company.
• Be an active member of the audio DSP community by producing papers, attending conventions, etc.
• Stay up to date with the latest relevant research in audio signal processing and perform critical analysis of the competitive landscape.
• Maintain detailed records of work, and produce technical reports and presentations for other groups of the organization.


Required Education and Experience

• Graduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Music/Audio Engineering, or a related field with at least 7 years of experience for Master’s holders or at least 4 years of experience for PhD holders.
• Proven record of having developed state of the art audio DSP algorithms in the areas of loudness and dynamics processing and/or loudspeaker performance enhancement.
• Proficiency in at least 3 of filter design, adaptive filter theory, filter banks, time domain processing, spectral audio processing, multi-rate systems, loudness & dynamics processing, psychoacoustics, digital audio effect algorithms.
• Strong coding skills in C/C++ and Matlab.
• Experience in architecting audio solutions for platforms such as TV, PC, mobile, etc.
• Good understanding of fixed-point coding and/or experience porting algorithms on at least one digital signal processor.
• Familiarity with at least one source code management system.
• Experience building PC/Mac audio demos/apps and/or VST plugins.
• Experience using commercial audio tools and software packages, such as Adobe Audition, AudioMulch, MAX/MSP, SMAART, etc.
• Hands-on experience with setting up audio equipment and demos.
• A record of patents and/or publications is preferred.
• Agile development expertise preferred.


Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00745 when applying for this position.


DSP Software Engineer

Posted On: 2015-3-4
Location: Shanghai, China

Reporting to the Project Manager, Commercialization, DSP Platforms, this position will take a role of DSP Software Engineer, responsible for commercializing DTS audio IPs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Implement/Optimize DTS audio/voice IPs on various embedded targets found in consumer electronic products, such as ARM, MIPS, DSPs, etc.
• Design APIs and test IPs on various embedded platforms
• Port DTS IP to customer specified IC platforms
• Carry out and manage each step in the software development life-cycle such as requirements analysis, design, coding and testing
• Create professional documentation for software developed
• Engage in research and development of innovative and high quality audio and voice software products
• Master work related technology (i.e., in the area of digital audio signal processing, psychoacoustic, information theory etc.)
• Effectively communicate with colleagues in different time zones.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor


Required Education and Experience

• BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
• 2+ years software development experience, with assembly language experience on at least one type of embedded target
• Experienced with multimedia codec development
• Experienced in refactoring, maintaining, testing, and debugging legacy code
• Experienced in object oriented programming and design pattern
• Familiar with digital signal processing
• knowledgeable with software engineering principles
• Languages: Proficient in both spoken and written English


Other Skills & Abilities

• Quick learner, self-motivated, and willingness to take challenges
• Strong sense of initiative and ability to work autonomously
• Passion for audio and music


Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00746 when applying for this position.


Android Software Engineer

Posted On: 2015-3-4
Location: Los Gatos, CA, USA

DTS is looking for a talented and experienced mobile software engineer who will make significant contributes to DTS core audio technology on mobile platforms. The successful candidate will join a high performance team of product commercialization software engineers who are creating the next generation of audio products on Android, iOS, and Windows mobile platforms. To be successful in this role, you must be enthusiastic, collaborative, and a quick learner with strong software development skills and excellent communication skills.


As a member of an agile development team based in Los Gatos, California, you will architect and develop SDKs, libraries, and applications that enable consumers to enjoy exceptional audio on mobile and connected devices. In this role, you will collaborate with coworkers and business partners worldwide.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Design, code, and comment the best technical solution to challenging business problems using Java programming language, Android SDK, Android Studio, and Eclipse.
• Design and code appropriate unit tests.
• Accurately document your technical design and key design decisions.
• Prepare technical product documentation.
• Actively participate in agile team processes.
• Engage with the product owner to ensure complete and correct understanding of user stories.
• Support the field engineering team in trouble-shooting customer issues and questions.
• Collaborate with the user experience and testing teams to ensure the best possible product.


Required Education and Experience

Master's degree in computer science or engineering preferred. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.
• 3-5 years of mobile software engineering experience is required.
• Strong object orient design knowledge is required.
• Expert level knowledge of Java on Android development is required (2 or more app published on Google Play Store).
• Experience with integrating audio SDKs into lower level APIs on Android, iOS, as well as knowledge of common audio API's, and digital audio signal processing is ideal.
• Familiar with integrating multimedia frameworks and the ability to integrate them.
• Knowledge of C/C++ is required.
• Working knowledge of common operating systems (Linux, Mac OS, Windows) and command line scripting is desired.
• Proficient knowledge of Objective-C development on iOS is desired.Experience setting up, modifying and maintaining continuous integration servers (Jenkins, AntHill Pro) is desired.
• Experience implementing intuitive user interfaces is desired.
• Experienced in refactoring, maintaining, testing, and debugging legacy code.
• Familiar with digital signal processing is a plus.


Other Skills & Abilities:

• Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Proficient in verbal and written communication in English.
• Ability to work well in a globally distributed work environment.
• Interest in audio technology for music and/or cinema is a plus.


Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00747 when applying for this position.


Product Manager, Media Solutions

Posted On: 2015-4-2
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

Currently, we have a dynamic opportunity for a Product Manager. Do you have a passion for music? Have you had to give presentations that have set business direction? Have you ever been responsible for shipping a product?
If so, this position was custom tailored for you!
The Product Manager, Media Solutions role at DTS requires a highly motivated product leader to manage related products for the professional content production market. In this role, you will oversee the integration of DTS technologies into software application tools used in the creation and delivery of DTS-enabled content. From product concept through launch and end of life, the successful Product Manager maintains close relationships with both internal, cross-functional teams and the market (facilities, third-party ecosystems, content aggregators) for awareness of product needs and specifications.
You should have a strong technical grounding in audio and media, a broad commercial knowledge of relevant markets, and an intrinsic passion for making the world sound better.


Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will execute the following mission-critical activities:
• Participate in cross-functional product development teams, to ensure that proposed solutions meet customer and market needs, and are in alignment with the company strategy
• Seek and rationalize input from customers, partners and stakeholders to prioritize features and collaboratively develop product roadmaps
• Maintain expert-level knowledge of customer production trends, technology changes, and competitive factors and provide reports to stakeholders
• Routinely engage with key customers and partners to ensure priorities and product requirements are in alignment with business goals
• Manage bottlenecks, provides escalation management, anticipates and decides on trade-offs, and ultimately balances business needs with technical/time constraints
• Advocate and promote DTS products and technologies at tradeshows, trainings, including attendance as a product expert at events, as needed
• Establish trust for professional interactions and evangelize the product vision throughout the company


Required Education & Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
• 5 or more years of relevant experience managing related products and technologies, ideally in the professional content production market


Other Skills & Abilities

• Deep technical understanding of post-production and digital delivery workflows from studio to consumer device, which includes transcoding and multiplexing products, QC and workflow management tools, content streaming protocols, and client/player dependencies
• Strong teamwork and project-related skills, ensuring open communication channels across all teams
• Excellent spoken and written communication as well as receptive listening skills, with ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences
• Knowledgeable about digital audio, formats, and related digital audio technologies
• Experience with Agile/Scrum, preferably in the role of Product Owner, is a plus
• A strong understanding of audio mixing solutions for digital cinema, home entertainment content, music, broadcast and games, is a plus
• Experience managing and working with SDK/API deliverables, including documentation, command-line scripting experience, is a plus
• Experience with design, UX testing and development of GUI-based software applications, is a plus
• Ability to travel up to 15% of the time (primarily domestic)


Please submit your resume to:
https://secure.resumeware.net/dts_rw/DTS_web/job_detail.cfm?key=19312&ReferredId=52

Please mention AES00753 when applying for this position.


Principal Engineer, Streaming Media Systems

Posted On: 2015-4-21
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

The Principal Engineer, responsible for Streaming Media Systems, will be the technical driver responsible for providing pre- and post-sales support for DTS’s streaming product line. The Principal Engineer’s mission is be to become a key and respected technical resource to streaming content providers. The individual will work closely with the Streaming Solutions team, Certification, R&D and Customer Solutions Engineering teams to ensure that customers achieve a high satisfaction rate during all stages of the development and release cycle. The role is expected to build strong customer relationships while advocating for DTS’s customer value proposition.

The individual is expected to engage with, or support the engagement with, the following parties:
• Existing Customers, for delivery of required technical service in support of product realization
• New Customers, for new design-in opportunities of DTS technologies


While engaging with Existing Customers, duties include:
• Becomes the primary technical interface and main point-of-contact for technical requirements in regards to deploying DTS technologies in customer solutions
• Support the design-in efforts by providing deep technical knowhow on integration of DTS technologies
• Support the hands-on product evaluation and testing by the Customer, able to address technical problems on site
• To help customer with their product development on site, hands on. Able to address both HW and SW related issues independently to a certain degree.
• Problem solving, either directly or help internal teams to assess the issues with on-site evaluation and detailed discussions with the Customer
• Provide technical training, and other direct technical support to the Customer

Experience:

• Experience with Streaming Formats such as MPEG-DASH, HLS and Smooth Streaming as well as DRM schemes, such as Playready & Widevine
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science, plus relevant industry experience.
• Experience with open source streaming and video technologies
• Solid experience working with SDKs, real time operating systems and writing C/C++ code.
• Experience with Android Applications/Android Applications Framework/Android BSP/Drivers, and overall experience in Android mobile device development
• Strong Networking experience, able to create VPN networks for testing Streaming applications
• Experience loading, testing, supporting development of OTT applications on multiple device types: OTT boxes, mobile, Connected TV, consoles, streaming sticks, etc.
• Problem solving in existing audio/video applications.
• Development of software components for testing streaming applications
• Strong customer facing skills, ability to read the room and react accordingly
• Ability to help develop reference kits, and prototypes of new technology applications a strong plus
• Familiar with at least one transcoder, muxer and transmuxer
• Familiar with container formats like MP4 ISO Base Media File Format, MPEG2 Transport Stream, Ultra-Violet, Protected Interoperable File Format.
• Familiar with codec like H.26x/VC1, AAC/HE-AAC, DTS
• Architectural understanding of Web Apps, Web-based OS’s for Audio codec integrations.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Experience with Agile development practices a plus

Other Skills & Abilities:

• Exposure to system management tools, i.e. Git, Jira, Sales Force
• Scripting languages Python, Perl, and Bash.
• Audio engineering experience a plus, interest in music, audio/video production, recording engineering, broadcast engineering film audio or acoustics.


Based in Calabasas, with the ability to travel to customers for onsite support


Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00754 when applying for this position.


Principal Systems Architect, IC Solutions

Posted On: 2015-4-21
Location: Los Gatos, CA, USA

The Principal Systems Architect, responsible for IC Solutions, will be the technical driver responsible for providing pre- and post-sales support for integrating DTS’s technology into various processor and DSP platforms. The Principal Systems Architect's mission is to be a key and respected technical resource for our IC solution partners. The individual will apply their system architecture experience to account for the architectural differences of the various platforms to ensure quality implementations of DTS technologies.

The individual is expected to engage with, or support the engagement with, the following parties:
• Existing Customers, for delivery of required technical service in support of product realization
• New Customers, for new design-in opportunities of DTS technologies


Responsibilities include:

• Becomes the primary technical interface and main point-of-contact for technical requirements in regards to deploying DTS technologies in customer platforms
• Collaborate with our Engineering teams to define system and performance requirements, feature set, and architecture definition for complex IC designs involving Digital Signal Processing (DSP).
• Consider all product requirements such as customers' requirements, digital process technologies, design/system constraints and trades-offs and propose viable solutions.
• Identify and solve potential architectural roadblocks in our partner’s platforms
• Participate in architecture reviews, DSP-level design reviews with engineering, applications, validation and product test engineers.
• Support the hands-on product evaluation and testing by the Customer, able to address technical problems on site
• To help customer with their product development on site, hands on. Able to address both HW and SW related issues independently to a certain degree.
• Problem solving, either directly or help internal teams to assess the issues with on-site evaluation and detailed discussions with the Customer
• Provide technical training, and other direct technical support to the Customer

Experience:

• Strong understanding of ARM/DSP based SOC architectures, bus interfaces, peripherals
•Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, plus relevant industry experience.
• Solid experience in platform design for AVRs, TV, Mobile devices
• In-depth proficiency in CPU core design, ARM CPU core integration and optimization, and memory access optimization.
• Experience in SoC system fabric/memory and multimedia subsystem design including audio codec.
• Solid experience working with SDKs, real time operating systems and writing C/C++ code.
• Strong Networking experience, able to create VPN networks for testing Streaming applications
• Problem solving in existing audio/video applications.
• Development of software components for testing customer platforms
• Strong customer facing skills, ability to read the room and react accordingly
• Ability to help develop reference kits, and prototypes of new technology applications a strong plus
• Familiar with at least one transcoder, muxer and transmuxer
• Familiar with codec like H.26x/VC1, AAC/HE-AAC, DTS
• Architectural understanding of Web Apps, Web-based OS’s for Audio codec integrations.

Other Skills & Abilities:

• Exposure to system management tools, i.e. Git, Jira, Sales Force
• Scripting languages Python, Perl, and Bash.
• Audio engineering experience a plus, interest in music, audio/video production, recording engineering, broadcast engineering film audio or acoustics.


Based in Los Gatos, with the ability to travel to customers for onsite support

Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00755 when applying for this position.


R&D Audio Engineer

Posted On: 2015-4-21
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

We are looking for an R&D Audio Engineer to join our expert audio processing team. The candidate will assume a technical leadership role in designing new algorithms, with the main focus on novel audio compression and enhancement technologies. The candidate should demonstrate a strong digital signal processing background combined with critical thinking and hands-on experience with state-of-the-art audio processing techniques. A track record of patents and/or publications is desired.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, an audio enthusiast eager to make a difference. Strong troubleshooting skills, energetic drive to solve problems, as well as excellent written and spoken communication skills are expected.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Research and development of innovative audio compression, enhancements, and 3D rendering technologies
• Collaboration on algorithmic research, design, and testing procedures
• Development of IP for audio processing solutions
• Implementation of algorithmic improvements for DTS technologies
• Support for commercialization of new audio reference software

Required Education and Experience

• PhD in electrical engineering or computer science, or MSc with at least 5 years of experience in audio research and algorithm design
• High proficiency in C/C++; experience with Matlab a definite plus
• Knowledge of DSP and fixed-point effects on audio algorithms
• Exemplary technical writing and presentation skills
• Excellent communications as well as organizational and interpersonal skills
• Team oriented work ethics

Other Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of audio coding standards (from MPEG, ITU-T, IETF, 3GPP)
• Time-Frequency and sub-band domain techniques for audio processing
• Psychoacoustics and perceptual modelling
• Audio enhancement technologies
• Spatial audio processing
• Code development/integration within distributed cross-functional teams


Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00756 when applying for this position.


Director, Build and Release Management

Posted On: 2015-5-14
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

Reporting to the Director, Infrastructure & Operations, the Director, Build and Release Management will lead the Build Management Office to ensure that the Continuous Integration System meets the needs of the Software Development teams providing a reliable and consistent process. The Build Management Office is responsible for all Software Engineering tools including software configuration management, issue tracking, internal wiki, code review tools and software build tools.
In this role, you will support Atlassian's JIRA, Confluence, FishEye/Crucible, and Crowd applications to meet the needs of the Technology Organization (Engineering) as well the needs of system users in other functions throughout the company. As the adoption of the Agile / Scrum / Kanban methodology expands to various teams, you will promote best practices while advising teams on how to get the most out of the Atlassian tool suite.
As Director, Build and Release Management you will be responsible for the Continuous Integration (CI) System used by internationally distributed Software Development teams. The CI System builds applications for desktop and mobile device platforms as well as SDKs for a variety of embedded platforms.
• Leads a cross-functional software release management team, comprised of, build engineers and software release operations personnel.
• Set and manage team goals and initiatives to align with organization and company-wide goals.
• Ensures high availability of all systems managed by the Build Management Office by proactively reducing the probability of system failures and managing the response to failures that do occur.
• Defines and develops project plans.
• Identifies needed resources for projects, and assigns major project roles.
• Manages projects to ensure completion on schedule and within budget constraints.
• Organizes project activities and interdepartmental meetings to ensure that stakeholders’ objectives can be achieved.
• Assigns and monitors work of personnel providing support and interpretation of instructions and objectives. Work includes, but is not limited to:
o Review plans for new or modified build, release and deploy processes for clarity and completeness.
o Participate in all project phase reviews; recording any nonconformance.
o Add info on SQA team participation! Work with development to create spec for new products or features, and then test from that spec [Allan – not sure about the relevance of this requirement. This seems more like a Test Engineering task than a Build Management Office task.]
o Work with Development and SQA to integrate testing into the Continuous Integration software build process.
o QA of packaging – build files, documentation, source code libraries, etc.
o QA of tools and utilities.
o Assist SQA teams in developing test plans for adherence to standards.
o Work with R&D and/or consultants on defining and enhancing comparison tools and other utilities.
o Reviews current systems and makes technical/process recommendations for improving efficiency.
• Functions collaboratively as part of a fast-paced, customer oriented team and perform effectively as an independent producer under broad management direction.

Education and/or Experience:

1. BA/BS Degree in CS, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience.
2. Minimum of 5 years of experience with Engineering Systems Administration, or Application Systems Administration, or Development Operations in a medium to large-sized environment. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in establishing and upholding procedures with a focus on sustainability and maintainability as an organization grows.
3. 4+ years’ experience with continuous integration build systems (e.g. AntHill Pro, Electric Commander, Jenkins) implementing multiple parallel build processes using a virtualized environment.


Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

Please mention AES00761 when applying for this position.


About DTS, Inc.

5220 Las Virgenes Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
U.S.A.

Phone: +1 818 436 1000
Fax: +1 818 436 1999
Website: www.dts.com

DTS, Inc. (NASDAQ: DTSI) is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions enable delivery and playback of clear, compelling high-definition audio which is incorporated by hundreds of licensee customers around the world, into an array of consumer electronic devices. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in high definition multi-channel audio, DTS became a mandatory audio format in the Blu-ray Disc standard and is now increasingly deployed in enabling digital delivery of compelling movies, music, games and other forms of digital entertainment to a growing array of network-connected consumer devices. DTS technology is in car audio systems, digital media players, DVD players, game consoles, home theaters, PCs, set-top boxes, smart phones, surround music content and every device capable of playing Blu-ray discs. Founded in 1993, DTS' corporate headquarters are located in Calabasas, California with its licensing operations headquartered in Limerick, Ireland. DTS also has offices in Los Gatos and Santa Ana, California, Washington, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

 
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