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Senior Director, Systems Architecture

Posted On: 2016-8-10
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

Job Summary

DTS is looking for a Senior Director, Systems Architecture to be based in our Calabasas, CA headquarters. This is a rare opportunity to join DTS in a role focused on driving the specification and deployment of our technologies into industry-leading consumer products in the connected-home and connected-auto device markets. You will be an integral member of a globally-deployed team of audio application and solutions engineers, working closely with key customers and strategic partners worldwide.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• We will rely on you to ensure all internal and external stakeholders are aligned during the audio systems planning and design process, including DTS-internal R&D and Product Engineering, as well as, audio experts representing System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solution providers, Original Device Manufacturers (ODMs) and OEM customers.
• You will support pre-sales customer engagement with detailed technical presentations to the customer while providing rigorous technical qualification of new business opportunities. You will become a key voice of the customer, providing concise and complete requirements capture as input to larger technology planning and prioritization processes, thus ensuring our products are relevant with respect to near-to-mid-term customer and market needs.
• You will be an effective day-to-day liaison between the DTS Technology Organization and other DTS corporate business functions, such as Program Management and Business Line Management.


Required Education and Experience

• Demonstrated success in leading audio or multimedia systems architecture from latter stages of algorithm development through their implementation on SoCs and/or integration into consumer products.
• Depth of knowledge of network-connected devices, such as Set-top Boxes, IP-based Digital Media Players, Smart TV’s, etc., is a must.
• M.Eng., MSc degree or above in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline is required along with 10 years of experience in product engineering, applications engineering, and/or related area is a requirement of the role.
• Demonstrated capability in developing applications on various industry-standard platforms (e.g., on SOCs, DSPs) along with and related development tools.


Other Skills & Abilities

• Must have experience working with an multi-national employer and/or international customers
• Persuasive verbal and writing skills with a good command of English
• Must be willing to work in teams both as an effective leader or key player
• Highly developed skills in organization, process development and technical project management
• Genuine interest and passion for audio technology and an aptitude to develop in-depth knowledge of DTS products


Please apply here: https://secure.resumeware.net/dts_rw/DTS_web/job_detail.cfm?key=19473&ReferredId=71

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Certification Engineer

Posted On: 2016-9-1
Location: Shenzhen, China

Job Summary

DTS, Inc. is searching for a qualified Certification / Test Engineer. This key role will be responsible for the certification testing and evaluation analysis of DTS Decoding and DTS Audio Post Processing functions for multiple markets inclunding home consumer, automotive, PC, and broadcast.
•Responsible for ensuring that all licensed products are tested for functionality and performance according to assigned schedules and standards.
•Support the introduction of new certification test materials, procedures, and processes.
•Develop tools and procedures to improve the flow and automate the workload of the Certification team.
•Carry out the certification testing of DTS Decoding and DTS Audio Post Processing solutions, generate and review test reports to ensure each solution meets the DTS standards.
•Provide customers with technical support by issuing non-conformance reports, evaluating and responding to corrective actions.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities


•A good understanding of DTS technologies and products.
•Good experience in the testing and troubleshooting of audio and related products in a research and development environment.
•Familiarity with SpectraLab and Visual Basic programing.
•Familiarity with C/C++ and other programming and scripting languages.
•Able to interpret specifications and derive test requirements as outlined by the engineers.
•Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
•Able to articulate and document specific problems.
•Good communication skills to interact well with licensees and other team members.


Required Education and Experience

•BSEE degree with 5-7 years of working experience in the field of digital audio testing.
•A good understanding of DTS technologies and products.
•Good experience in the testing and troubleshooting of audio and related products in a research and development environment.
•Familiarity with SpectraLab and Visual Basic programing.
•Familiarity with C/C++ and other programming and scripting languages.
•Able to interpret specifications and derive test requirements as outlined by the engineers.
•Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
•Able to articulate and document specific problems.
•Good communication skills to interact well with licensees and other team members.


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

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Senior Software Engineer, SQA

Posted On: 2016-10-14
Location: Shanghai, China

DTS is seeking a Senior Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer to work with a global, highly-skilled team of engineers based out of our Shanghai office. The successful candidate will work closely with the Manager, DSP Platforms, product managers, and other talented software engineers to develop new audio product offerings and improve existing ones. The Senior SQA Engineer will be planning, designing, and creating automated tests in a continuous integration environment to fully exercise the audio processing blocks of post-processing and codec technologies.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities are able to perform the essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
• Design, script and document the best automated SQA solution for regression and cross-platform test cases for audio processing solutions.
• Create, run, and report on results to ensure business and technical requirements are being met by the product.
• Improve SQA test efficiency and effectives as part of agile development lifecycle.
• Review technical documentation to ensure consistency with product behavior.
• Perform static and dynamic memory test, code overage analysis, and specify required test vectors.
• Conduct product release reviews to ensure compliance with company policies.
• Support the field engineering team in trouble-shooting customer issues and questions.
• Other duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience

• Must have B.S. Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent field of study required. Master Degree preferred.
• 6+ years of experience in software development and/or software quality assurance required including automated test development.
• Fundamental knowledge of DSP and audio testing required.
• Experience with C/C++ programming and at least 2 scripting languages (Batch/Python/Perl), CMake required.
• Familiarity with common SCM tools(Mercurial, GIT, Bitbucket) required.
• Experience with continuous integration required, Jenkins preferred.
• Experience with Windows, Linux, Mac, Android or iOS platforms.
• Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, XCode, or GNU compilers.


Other Skills & Abilities

• Requires great written and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese.
• Requires strong teamwork and project-related skills.
• Experience with iOS or OS X framework development.
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work with little supervision.
• Ability to work well in a globally distributed work environment.
• Passionate about SQA and willing to keep learning new technologies.
• Passion for high quality, well designed products.


Please apply here: https://secure.resumeware.net/dts_rw/DTS_web/job_detail.cfm?key=19491&ReferredId=71 or www.dts.com/careers

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Senior Product Manager - Home Audio

Posted On: 2016-10-14
Location: Calabasas or Santa Ana, CA, USA

The Senior Product Manager role at DTS requires a highly motivated, detail-oriented leader to manage the product portfolio for the AVR, Sound Bar, and Blu-ray Disc player markets within the Home Audio market team at DTS. From product concept through launch and end of life, including porting and certification across multiple platforms, the Senior Product Manager must maintain close relationships with both internal, cross-functional teams and customers for awareness of market needs while defining product features and roadmaps. The candidate will exhibit strong leadership qualities, excellent communication skills, proven customer engagement expertise, and exceptional project management abilities. The ideal candidate should have a strong technical knowledge of audio codecs and audio post-processing, a broad commercial knowledge of home theater equipment, and an intrinsic passion for making the world sound better.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Working as part of a cross-functional team including Marketing, Sales, and Engineering, the Senior Product Manager will be responsible for driving growth in his/her target markets while having the following key functions:
• Opportunity identification, market segmentation, and pricing:
• Create and maintain a product portfolio targeting high-value market segments
• Sustain an in-depth knowledge of the target markets, ecosystems, and market dynamics/trends
• Identify, quantify, and prioritize new market opportunities
• Define product pricing strategies for both growth and preservation
• Product Owner
• Participate in cross-functional product development teams to ensure that products meet customer/market needs and are in alignment with the DTS strategy
• Work closely with customers and internal stakeholders to capture product requirements as user stories, prioritize features, and collaboratively develop product roadmaps, maintaining a rolling two-year roadmap for each market
• Control the scope of product releases by managing trade-offs between new features and maintenance/advancement of current features, including certification expectations
• Clearly communicate deadlines, manage bottlenecks across multiple engineering teams, escalate risks, and balance business needs with technical/time constraints to meet these deadlines
• Manage product lifecycles, including business case analysis and ROI


Customer Engagement

• Serve as project manager and the single point of contact for key customer engagements, orchestrating the technical, marketing, and certification activities
• Travel as needed (up to 30%) to engage directly with customers
• Manage customer expectations and product pipeline (solution delivery, feature requests, risks, certification, marketing, and customer support)
• Establish effective demonstration systems for each product in order to clearly illustrate value to customers
• Define best demonstration practices, including demo content and demo scripts


• AVR, Sound Bar, and Blu-ray Disc Player market expert
• Work with Marketing to create sales materials detailing product value propositions and key selling points
• Proactively set and maintain market pricing for DTS solutions
• Participate in revenue forecasting for these given markets
• Manage competitive analysis for internal and external communications
• Regularly research market developments and end-product functionality to establish expertise and deep understanding of market needs and technology trends
• Train the FAE and sales teams on new products, including how to sell and demonstrate them effectively


Required Education and Experience

• 5 or more years of relevant experience in product management, ideally in Home Theater or Consumer Electronics with experience bringing new technologies and solutions to market
• Demonstrated experience in project management in cross-functional environments
• Knowledgeable about digital audio, audio/video formats, and streaming technologies
• 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, Electrical Engineering, or related engineering degree is required. An advanced degree is a plus.


Other Skills & Abilities

• Must have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for audio
• Experience with Agile/Scrum, preferably in the role of Product Owner, is a plus
• 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
• Experience with software deliverables, including documentation
• Strong teamwork and project-related skills, ensuring open communication channels across all teams


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

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Sr. Account Manager - Japanese OEM Automotive

Posted On: 2016-10-14
Location: Troy, MI, USA

This is an Account Management role wherein you will develop and drive effective selling strategies for DTS’ audio solutions in the Japanese OEM market. You will support your customers – Japanese automotive manufacturers and licensed OEM receiver suppliers – concerning the program development of DTS' Audio solutions. We will rely on you to make a strong case for automakers to standardize DTS' HD Radio and other audio technology solutions on all future media platforms.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Support Japanese automotive manufacturers and licensed OEM receiver suppliers concerning DTS audio solutions program development. To be successful, you will:
- Make a convincing case for automakers to standardize DTS audio technology on all future media platforms by developing effective selling strategies
- Be able to effectively present information to customers
- Identify and maintain business and technical relationships with Japanese automakers and licensed suppliers
• Define and implement product development and launch activities (program manage). To be successful, you will:
- Learn the customer program development timing and share with key DTS personnel including engineering sample build dates, evaluation ride timing, certification dates, start of production dates and radio take rates
- Participate in vehicle/radio ride evaluations
- Support customer requirements
• Understand DTS features roadmap and rollout plans (Chip development, Advanced Features, Audio and Radio marketing facts, OEM digital situation) and effectively sell them to customers.
• Provide design direction to partners, which includes:
- Consulting on quote specifications
- Understanding the Chip partner roadmaps and providing initial guidance
- Giving product requirements guidelines
- Providing HMI input
- Providing Program Service Data information and how to handle on display
- Understanding the key components of partner audio and radio designs
• Discover plans for next generation audio and media systems, radios, applications, take rates and timing
• Assist with documentation review – Owners Manuals and vehicle brochures


Required Education and Experience

• Ideal candidate will have 10 years of proven success in program management and or sales account experience at a Tier 1 OEM supplier, preferably calling on Japanese OEM’s
• At least five years of previous work experience with multimedia and telematic products in the automotive industry
• BS/BA degree, Master’s degree preferred
• Ability to speak and write fluently in English and Japanese, including the use of both languages in a business setting
• Ability to travel at least 50% of the time


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

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Senior Manager, Engineering Program

Posted On: 2016-11-2
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

Job Responsibilities

The Senior Manager, Engineering Program role at DTS requires a highly motivated leader to lead multidisciplinary projects through the entire lifecycle. 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

• Work with stakeholders to capture, scope, cost and prioritize new product requirements and features
• Work with cross-functional teams to develop project schedule and set milestones based on agreed product requirements and roadmap
• Track and manage all aspects of project management including status reporting, and documentation
• Work closely with engineering teams to define reference design and test requirements
Required Education and Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related engineering degree is required and an advanced degree is a plus
• At least 6 years of relevant experience in technical program management
• Excellent planning skills and attention to detail
• Experience with MS Project
• Experience with Agile Scrum and / or Kanban methodology
• Experience with issue tracking and version control software is a plus
• 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
• Proven ability to manage multiple projects across multiple functional teams
• Must have a strong technical background, Digital Signal Processing (DSP) preferred


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

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers

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Android Developer - Middleware & Apps (SDK/NDK)

Posted On: 2016-11-2
Location: Somerset, NJ, USA

Job Responsibilities

Be at the forefront of the all-digital, hybrid radio technology global movement. You will help drive the development of Android middleware and applications within a small, high-performing team. Enjoy the satisfaction of seeing everything you create be put into production, while you continue to elevate your skills to new heights under the mentorship of our senior engineering team members and leaders.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

* Full-cycle software development, including: participating in weekly sprint update meetings, participating in code review sessions, as well as testing and deploying builds
* Feasibility studies on new devices to determine if it's a suitable development platform for our application.
* Adding features and integrating new service layers as needed
* Creating technical documentation to assist device manufacturers with integrating middleware into the build system.


Required Education and Experience

* Minimum B.S. in Computer Science, M.S. in Computer Science preferred.
* Strong Java and C/C++ development experience
* Android development experience must include:
- Building Android OS from source
- SELinux Policies
- Android application and native software development using the SDK/NDK.
- Linux device driver experience
- Client/Server programming using AIDL.
* Familiar with version control tools (GitHub, SVN or similar).
* Experience developing in an Agile or other iterative methodology environment


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers
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Software Test Engineer - Android & Embedded

Posted On: 2016-11-2
Location: Encino, CA, USA

Percentage of Travel: 1-25


We are seeking a Software Test Engineer who will design, implement, and execute test scenarios for highly networked media systems for home media products through their life-cycles. You'll be a part of our software engineering team, ensuring the highest levels of test coverage and driving test automation. This a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working with a small, driven and high-performing team committed to developing high-quality products.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Create and drive test automation for the team for our Linux environment and native/OS-level mobile app development environment
• Design and execute test scenarios for networked media software, including OS kernel and middleware
• Procure or create test data required for testing
• Set up the required test beds (hardware, software and network)
• Digest and write technical papers and presentations
• Write clear and concise technical documentation and correspondence


Required Education and Experience

• BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience, MS preferred
• At least 3 years of experience in software development and testing, including knowledge of automated testing frameworks and tools
• Minimum 3 year experience with C/C++ programming and native (SDK/NDK) Android development
• Good understanding of object-oriented programming
• Understanding of Linux system including device driver architecture and implementations
• Understanding of MCU firmware development including RTOS for MCU devices
• Understanding of compressed audio codecs including MP3 and AAC
• Understanding of multimedia network protocols (mms, rtp, rtsp, dlna, 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
• 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


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers
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Senior Software Engineer - C/C++

Posted On: 2016-11-4
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

DTS is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to work with a global, highly-skilled team of engineers based out of our Calabasas office. You'll be working on some of the most innovative products in the audio technology and consumer electronics space.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

You will work closely with the Principal Engineers and Software Architects, Product Managers, and other software engineers to develop new products and improve existing ones. To be successful in the role, you will be expected to:
• Take ownership of major features for existing and new products.
• Take an active role in schedule maintenance, providing time estimates, and task breakdowns for high level project requirements.
• Provide technical input to other programmers and mentor junior programmers as appropriate.
• Independently identify areas for improvement and seek to make these changes.
• Debug, diagnose, and fix code.
• Write well understood technical documentation.
• Review technical documentation to ensure consistency with product behavior.
• Optimize and provide metrics for the performance of code.
• Have a strong understanding of computer architectures.
• Support of the field engineering team in trouble-shooting customer issues and questions.
• Effectively perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Education and Technical Experience
• A B.S. Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent field of study will be strongly preferred; requisite experience may be considered.
• At least 5 years of experience in lower-level (kernel and driver) C/C++ programming and 1 other language such as Java or C#.
• Strong experience Windows and Android.
• Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and/or GNU compilers.
• Experience with Scripting languages is a plus (Perl, Python, JavaScript, etc.)
• Strong experience with writing and utilizing unit tests and test frameworks.
• Experienced with CI and CD (continuous integration and continuous deployment).
• Experienced with Agile development methods.
Other Skills & Abilities
• You enjoy working on software the challenges that come with it.
• You have an interest in audio processing.
• You are self-motivated and passionate about the quality of the software you produce; you value well-produced products.
• In your current and prior roles, you have constantly looked for ways to automate what can be automated and have helped identify opportunities for process improvements.
• You have the ability to independently think critically about problems.
• Your written and verbal communication skills in English are strong.
• You have strong teamwork, interpersonal skills, and project-related skills.
• You have proven success multi-tasking and working effectively with little supervision.
• You have the ability to work well in a globally distributed work environment.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers
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Software Engineer - C/C++

Posted On: 2016-11-4
Location: Calabasas, CA, USA

DTS is seeking an entry to midlevel Software Engineer to work with a global, highly-skilled team of engineers based out of our Calabasas office. This is a great opportunity to work on some of the most innovative products in the audio technology and consumer electronics space while honing your software engineering expertise.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

You will work closely with the Principal Engineers and Software Architects, Product Managers, and other software engineers to develop new products and improve existing ones. To be successful in the role, you will be expected to:
• Take part in developing major features for existing and new products.
• Provide technical input to other programmers.
• Independently identify areas for improvement and seek to make these changes.
• Debug, diagnose, and fix code.
• Write well understood technical documentation.
• Review technical documentation to ensure consistency with product behavior.
• Optimize and provide metrics for the performance of code.
• Have a strong understanding of computer architectures.
• Support of the field engineering team in trouble-shooting customer issues and questions.
• Effectively perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Education and Technical Experience
• A B.S. Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent field of study will be strongly preferred; requisite experience may be considered.
• At least 1 year of experience in lower-level (kernel and driver) C/C++ programming and 1 other language such as Java or C#.
• Experience Windows and Android.
• Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and/or GNU compilers.
• Experience with Scripting languages is a plus (Perl, Python, JavaScript, etc.)
• Experience with writing and utilizing unit tests and test frameworks.
• Some exposure to CI and CD (continuous integration and continuous deployment).
• Some exposure to Agile development methods.

Other Skills & Abilities

• You enjoy working on software the challenges that come with it.
• You have an interest in audio processing.
• You are self-motivated and passionate about the quality of the software you produce; you value well-produced products.
• You have sought to automate what can be automated and can identify opportunities for process improvements in a professional software development environment.
• You have the ability to independently think critically about problems.
• Your written and verbal communication skills in English are strong.
• You have strong teamwork, interpersonal skills, and project-related skills.
• You have proven success multi-tasking and working effectively with little supervision.
• You have the ability to work well in a globally distributed work environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Please apply http://www.dts.com/careers
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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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