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

Principal Software Developer

Posted On: 2016-2-2
Location: Encino, CA, USA

We are looking for an experienced, Principal Software Developer who will design and implement highly networked media systems for home media products.
This position is a senior position, and you will be required to head up the entire software product development, from initial architecture to defining the solution based on product requirements, coding, managing the engineers you will work with, and finally the delivery of the product.
Working in a fast paced, start-up like small team environment. This highly visible role will be tasked with effectively leading a small team of developers to successfully launch an exciting new product.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Hands-on product Principal Software Developer. Responsible for new and existing software products, determining direction and visualizing ideal software architecture.
• As the technology expert, you think in terms of developing user-friendly, highly complex networked solutions, while remaining cost effective and flexible against business and product needs.
• Expert knowledge in network and media systems
• Strong background and knowledge in Linux/Android/iOS
• Strong programming skills in C/C++
• Extensive experience in writing portable code for multiple architectures, such as ARM, x86, MIPS, etc.
• Experience in leading a team of developers


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Design and develop networked media software, including applications and middle-ware
• Initiate or contribute to R&D proof-of-concepts
• Read and comprehend technical papers and presentations
• Write clear and concise technical documentation and correspondence
• Lead a small developer team as needed, mentor junior engineers
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor


Required Education and Experience

• BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience, MS preferred
• Minimum 5 year experience with C/C++ programming
• Ability to write high-performance, reusable, portable code in various format (e.g., SDK, wrapper library, application)
• Ability to translate networking and multimedia concepts into efficient and optimized implementations
• Deep understanding of memory management, network/socket programming, IPC, and multi-threading
• Deep understanding of Linux system including device driver architecture and implementations
• Understanding of compressed audio codecs including MP3 and AAC
• Understanding of multimedia network protocols (mms, rtp, rtsp, etc.)
• Understanding of principles of multimedia frameworks
• Understanding of issues arising from network programming and troubleshooting ability
• Experience developing for and creating automated unit test frameworks
• Experience coding global mobile apps that work smoothly in multiple languages
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to proof and edit
• Strong teamwork and project-related skills
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently under little supervision


To apply: https://secure.resumeware.net/dts_rw/DTS_web/job_detail.cfm?key=19406&ReferredId=71

Please mention AES00830 when applying for this position.


Mobile Developer

Posted On: 2016-2-24
Location: Encino, CA, USA

DTS Play-Fi is the wireless streaming technology that brings all the music from your mobile device to your speakers at home. You can finally enjoy your music out loud, with family and friends, in every room of your house. In this role, we are seeking a Senior iOS Software Developer to work with a team of engineers to create great iOS applications to support our Play-Fi technology.
He/she will also work closely with product and marketing managers, user interaction designers, and other software engineers to develop new product offerings and improve existing ones.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Experience developing network based applications using XML
• Experience with multi-threaded programming
• Working knowledge of Instruments
• Passion for high quality and well designed products
• Working knowledge of SVN
• Great written and verbal communication skills


Required Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
• At least 3 years experience with Objective C, iOS, Cocoa touch, and Xcode building applications for both iPhone and iPad
• Experience coding globalized mobile apps that work smoothly in multiple languages
• At least 2 iOS applications in the App Store
• Well versed in principles of object oriented design and design patterns


Optional Skills and Abilities:

• At least 2 years experience with C++
• Accessibility framework experience
• Deep understanding of network / socket programming, and multi-threading
• Experience developing for and creating automated unit test frameworks


To be considered for this role, please apply here: https://secure.resumeware.net/dts_rw/DTS_web/job_detail.cfm?key=19431&ReferredId=71

Please mention AES00842 when applying for this position.


Technical Writer - Contract Position

Posted On: 2016-4-12
Location: Calabasas, CA or Los Gatos, CA, USA

DTS is looking for a Technical Writer to work collaboratively with developers, engineers, product managers, and usability experts on a full-time contract basis to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products and technologies.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
• Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
• Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards, has good organizational flow, and is appropriate for its intended audience
• Proofread and edit existing documentation for clarity, structure, and proper grammar
• Ensure technical verbiage is clear, concise, and easy to understand by the layperson
• Prepare figures and/or graphics to clarify difficult concepts
• Preserve the information architecture
• Use and maintain company document templates


Required Education and Experience

• BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
• 3+ years experience as a Technical Writer
• Proven working experience in technical writing of algorithm and software documentation
• Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
• Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
• Good working knowledge of sound and audio engineering
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, with the ability to proof and edit
• Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required
• Familiarity with C/C++ programming
• Strong teamwork and project-related skills
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently under little supervision
• Experience in technical journalism is a plus


This is a contract position expected to be approximately 40 hours a week for 6 months.


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

Please mention AES00863 when applying for this position.


Senior Engineer – Home Audio

Posted On: 2016-4-12
Location: Singapore

Reporting to the Senior Director, Engineering – Home Audio, the Senior Engineer – Home Audio, will work within the DTS Home Audio market vertical on audio solutions/application engineering primarily involved in the design and implementation of customized solutions, porting and if needed customer support for released and beta DTS proprietary signal processing algorithms on various platforms.
The candidate will be located at Singapore and will have a key role in defining and implementing DTS’s audio solutions to customers throughout the technology integration and certification processes, including porting (if needed). The candidate is expected to provide DTS customers with reliable technical solutions to the complex problems associated with integrating Home Audio SDKs on various platforms.
The Home Audio Engineering Team supports a diverse variety of technical solutions and programs built around DTS Home Audio products. Typical tasks performed in this role include specific problem isolation and correction, user mode debugging, conducting application design and supportability reviews, performance optimization, troubleshooting, and porting/migration assistance, and pre-rollout testing.
The ideal candidate will be expected to work effectively in cross-functional groups, both within DTS as well with its customers. The candidate will be supporting the initiatives and marketing efforts of DTS’s engineering, product development, groups. This includes preparing and presenting technical overviews to key prospective customers.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

•Good working knowledge of Systems Architecture or engineering design role
•Experience working with and maintaining software-driven large multichannel sound systems are highly desirable
•Extensive experience in writing portable code for multiple architectures, such as ARM, x86, HiFi3, 24/32 bit fixed point, etc.
•Detailed knowledge and experience with consumer and pro-audio sound system hardware is desirable
•Excellent communication and presentation skills preferably with experience authoring application notes and whitepapers
•Experience as a technical lead is desirable
•Experience in optimization in C as well as assembly languages
•Strong Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
•Team oriented and able to work effectively as part of a team – Proven ability to work effectively in a multi-discipline, multinational environment
•Knowledge and experience putting together audio hardware/software systems is required
•Well developed, detail oriented organizational skills


Required Education and Experience

•B Eng, BS or equivalent technical degree required
•Ideally 5 years or more in technology development or applications engineering in C/C++, with solid understanding and experience in software development including good software design practices and software lifecycle management
•C++ knowledge as well as frameworks such as Android, APOs, Windows 8/Linux, ARM/DSP architectures.
•Willing to take initiative and operate independently when required
•High performance and quality of work standards
•Ability to understand and comprehend technical papers and presentations
•Write clear and concise technical documentation and correspondence
•Hardware and software troubleshooting skills pertaining to audio equipment are desirable.
•Demonstrated interest and passion for audio is required, with critical listening skills and ability to judge audio quality.
•Understanding of digital signal processing and audio processing algorithms is a plus.
•Passion to contribute to the growth of the company


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

Please mention AES00864 when applying for this position.


Engineer – Home Audio

Posted On: 2016-4-12
Location: Singapore

Reporting to the Senior Director, Engineering – Home Audio, the candidate for Engineer – Home Audio, will work within the DTS Home Audio market vertical on audio solutions/application engineering primarily involved in the design and implementation of customized solutions, porting and if needed customer support for released and beta DTS proprietary signal processing algorithms on various platforms.
The candidate will be located at Singapore and will have a key role in implementing DTS’s audio solutions to customers throughout the technology integration and certification processes, including porting (if needed). The candidate is expected to work with the Home Audio team to provide DTS customers with reliable technical solutions to the complex problems associated with integrating Home Audio SDKs on various platforms.
The Home Audio Engineering Team supports a diverse variety of technical solutions and programs built around DTS Home Audio products. Typical tasks performed in this role include specific problem isolation and correction, user mode debugging, conducting application design and supportability reviews, performance optimization, troubleshooting, and porting/migration assistance, and pre-rollout testing.
The ideal candidate will be expected to work effectively in cross-functional groups, both within DTS as well with its customers. The candidate will be supporting the initiatives and marketing efforts of DTS’s engineering, product development, groups. This includes preparing and presenting technical overviews to key prospective customers.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Experience in writing portable code for architectures, such as ARM, x86, HiFi3, 24/32 bit fixed point, etc.
• Experience in optimization in C as well as assembly languages
• Good understanding of Systems Architecture or engineering design role
• Excellent communication and documentation skills preferably with experience authoring application notes and whitepapers
• Strong Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Proven ability to work effectively in a multi-discipline, multinational environment
• Well developed, detail oriented organizational skills


Required Education and Experience

• B Eng, BS or equivalent technical degree required
• Ideally 3 years or more in technology development or applications engineering in C/C++, with solid understanding and experience in software development including good software design practices and software lifecycle management
• C++ knowledge as well as frameworks such as Android, APOs, Windows 8/Linux, ARM/DSP architectures is desirable
• Team oriented and able to work effectively as part of a team
• Willing to take initiative and operate independently when required
• High performance and quality of work standards
• Ability to understand and comprehend technical papers and presentations
• Write clear and concise technical documentation and correspondence
• Hardware and software troubleshooting skills pertaining to audio equipment are desirable.
• Understanding of digital signal processing and audio processing algorithms is a plus.
• Experience and proficiency with digital audio workstation software such as ProTools, Nuendo, and/or Reaper is desirable.


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

Please mention AES00865 when applying for this position.


Senior Product Manager, Mobile

Posted On: 2016-4-12
Location: Shanghai, China

The Senior Product Manager, Mobile role at DTS requires a highly motivated, detail oriented, professional to help drive and create DTS’ audio solutions roadmap. The role requires an energetic candidate, capable of creating and communicating product requirements, market insight, competitive landscape and trends based on a deep understanding of DTS’ mobile OEM customer needs.
The candidate will be a key member of the global mobile, games and PC team reporting into the VP of Product Management, and will help to shape DTS’ mobile product portfolio and strategy. He/she will need excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills, proven organizational and relationship management abilities and a passion for problem solving.
Ideally this candidate will have experience either working within a mobile device manufacturer in a product manager or portfolio management role, or will have worked in a company who has successfully licensed technology into the mobile device market.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Define, prioritize and clearly communicate mobile OEM technical, business and operational requirements based on an in-depth knowledge of in-region OEM customers
• Provide and track key market indicators including landscape, trends, segmentation and competition.
• Track and refine success KPIs for the mobile market
• Lead a collaborative cross-functional team in region to benchmark and drive customer experience
• Support sales teams and the sell-in process as the internal and external product expert and evangelist; owns the product messaging, core value proposition and product benefit statement
• Project management and customer expectation management for new product launches


Required Education and Experience

• Fluent (written and verbal) in English and Mandarin/Cantonese.
• Candidate has either studied abroad or worked with international companies based in the US or Europe.
• 5 or more years of relevant experience in Product Management and/or Product Planning in the mobile device market; strong emphasis on the ability to create clear user stories, features and propositions based on a clear value proposition to the customer
• Proven ability to manage trade-offs, make recommended changes/additions to product roadmaps and ability to negotiate feature timelines and priorities
• Excellent relationship skills showing the ability to understand and validate mobile OEM needs and propose solutions to meet the needs in a timely manner
• Knowledge of audio subsystems, development of audio or video solutions on mobile devices using Android operating systems and strong knowledge strongly desired
• Have had direct experience in both the business case development and product definition phases of an mobile product life cycle
• MBA or equivalent experience is required; Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Audio Engineering, or related engineering degree is strongly desired


Other Skills and Abilities

• Knowledgeable about audio, audio formats, and streaming technologies, especially on Android.
• Previous technical project management and systems integration experience is desired
• Experience with SDK/API deliverables, including documentation
• Public speaking and polished presentation are required skills
• Excellent customer facing skills with a proven business acumen and an ability to clearly communicate complex technical concepts in an easy to understand manner.
• Strong teamwork and work ethic, ensuring open communication channels across the consumer and technology teams
• Ability to travel up to 40% of the time


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

Please mention AES00866 when applying for this position.


Director of Product Management, Mobile-PC-Gaming

Posted On: 2016-5-20
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

The Director, Product Management role at DTS requires a highly motivated, detail oriented, leader to manage the product portfolio (from new product launch through end of life) for the PC and Games Console market 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 customer engagement 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.
Working as part of a cross functional team with Marketing, Sales and Engineering, this person will be responsible for driving growth in their target markets and will have the following key functions.


• Opportunity identification, segmentation and pricing:
o Create and maintain a product portfolio targeting high value market segments
o Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the target markets, ecosystems, dynamics and trends
o Identify, quantify and prioritize new market opportunities
o Recommend product pricing and pricing strategies for both growth and preservation
o Definition of new product categories


• Product Owner
o Requirements and feature definition: Working with stakeholders in DTS and customers to define and capture the business value and ROI for features and products
o Engage customers to understand their product needs and encapsulate as a collection of customer user stories
o Maintenance of a rolling 18month roadmap for each market
o Scope Control: Manage the trade-offs between new features vs. maintenance and expansion of the current product feature-set
o Work closely with engineering teams to define additional SDK requirements, including certification expectations
o Project risk and product lifecycle management


• Customer Engagement
o Act as the project manager for lead customer engagements
o Be the single point of contact for lead-customer engagements orchestrating the technical, marketing, and certification activities. Responsible for escalation and reporting issues to the MPG team
o Manage customer expectations and prioritization on the execution pipeline (delivery, feature requests, risks, certification, marketing and customer support requests)


• PC and Games Console Subject matter expert. Support sales through
o Creation of product value proposition and key selling points
o Competitive analysis for internal and external consumption
o Definition and creation of sales kits for new products
o Support sales training activities


• 12 or more years of relevant experience in a Product Management role in the PC, Games console, Games or CE market with experience bringing new software technologies and products to market
• Demonstrated experience as Product Owner (Agile) for various software development projects required
• Experience with audio/video standard and codecs, Windows application development environments, and Windows Audio technologies required; Audio industry experience preferred
• Proven strong business and technical planning acumen with a clear ability to create, validate and execute on a growth strategy in the above-mentioned markets
• Proven ability to manage multiple Tier-1 global customers
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Electronic Engineering, or related engineering degree with significant Product Management knowledge is required and an advanced degree is a plus.


Other Skills & Abilities:

• Must have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for shipping product.
• Experience with software deliverables.
• Knowledgeable about audio, audio formats, video, video formats and streaming technologies.
• Excellent customer facing skills with an ability to clearly communicate complex technical concepts
• Strong teamwork and project-related skills, ensuring open communication channels across the consumer and technology teams


Travel: up to 30% expected

To be considered for this job, please apply here: https://secure.resumeware.net/dts_rw/DTS_web/job_detail.cfm?key=19448&ReferredId=71

Please mention AES00873 when applying for this position.


ARM Engineer

Posted On: 2016-5-25
Location: Somerset, NJ, USA

DTS is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to join the team developing HD radio receiver software. This is an exciting opportunity to work on software defined radio for ARM Cortex A series processors.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Responsibilities include but are not limited to implementing the HD radio receiver functions, integrating the HD radio software into third party software frameworks, software testing and debugging.
• May travel internationally up to 10%.


Required Education and Experience

• Master's degree in computer science or engineering preferred. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience is required.
• Minimum of three years experience in the Consumer Electronics, Automotive or related industry.
• Proficient in C and Linux OS for embedded platforms (preferably ARM Cortex based).
• At least 1 year experience with real-time SW integration
• Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to efficiently support international partners.


Other Skills & Abilities:

• Fluency in Japanese and English (required) highly preferred.

To apply: https://secure.resumeware.net/dts_rw/DTS_web/job_detail.cfm?key=19458&ReferredId=71

Please mention AES00874 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

Founded in 1993, DTS (Nasdaq: DTSI) is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences. Headquartered in Calabasas, Calif., DTS also has offices throughout the United States, China, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Our mission is to make the world sound better—anytime, anywhere, on any device. Our audio solutions are designed to enable the recording, post-production, delivery and playback of personalized and immersive high-definition audio. Hundreds of licensee customers around the world have incorporated DTS solutions into more than two billion consumer electronics devices, including televisions, personal computers, smartphones, tablets, digital media players, set-top-boxes, soundbars, wireless speakers, video game consoles, Blu-ray Disc players, audio/video receivers and DVD-based products, as well as home theater systems and automotive audio systems, including HD Radio. DTS has more than 450 employees worldwide and delivered full year revenue of $138 million in 2015.

 
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