AES Job Board: QSC Audio Products, LLC - Multiple Job Listings

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Posted On: 2015-1-6
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC Audio Products, LLC seeks an experienced and self-motivated SQA Engineer who will be responsible for performing software/firmware qualification of pro audio applications and systems. Experience with automated test design and implementation is required. Software under test will include cross-platform desktop applications, mobile apps and embedded firmware. The SQA Engineer will work with cross-functional development teams to ensure our software meets marketing requirements / product specifications and will be involved in activities aimed at improving the overall customer experience with QSC products.


Education and Experience:

• B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent is preferred
• 3 years of experience in a software development environment
• Experience with Windows, Mac, Linux and mobile platforms is required
• Experience with SQA processes and methodologies is required
• Experience designing and implementing automated testing suites is required
• Programming/scripting experience is required
• Experience with pro audio products / software is strongly preferred
• Must possess great organizational skills
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) are required
• Experience writing and developing test plans/procedures is preferred
• Experience with defect tracking systems is required


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop, execute and maintain test plans/procedures for pro audio products/applications
• Qualify product to marketing and product requirements
• Utilize and promote the QSC defect tracking system for all issue reporting
• Frequent communication/reporting of test progress and status
• Work with developers to isolate and resolve problems throughout product development
• Work with Customer Support to help identify, report and collaborate on solutions for problems reported in the field
• Work with the entire SQA team to establish and improve SQA/Development processes


QSC Audio provides competitive compensation and benefits with a bonus program that rewards employees for company performance. All candidates who meet the requirements, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements via email to Human Resources at hrresumes@qsc.com and reference job number 804-02. Resumes without salary history will not be considered.

Please mention AES00720 when applying for this position.


Sr Mechanical Designer & Project Manager

Posted On: 2015-1-6
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC Audio Products, LLC seeks an experienced and self-motivated Sr. Mechanical Designer who will use extensive experience with PTC Creo Parametric software to create high quality CAD models for new products while overseeing the work of others, developing design best practices, providing PDM assistance, and mentoring other Designers.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in technical field (Mechanical Engineering preferred) and minimum 10 years’ work experience
Experience leading and managing teams, both onshore and offshore
Strong project management skills
Experience as Windchill PDM administrator
High skill level with PTC Creo Parametric software including Surface Design and Top Down Modeling
Design experience with:
• Electronic assemblies, integration of PCBs and wire routing
• Plastics and injection molded parts
• Sheet metal enclosures

Portfolio that demonstrates prior work including 3D files for review
Strong time management skills to accomplish goals within challenging schedules
Strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to complete project goals with minimal supervision
Ability to solve complex problems by developing and evaluating alternatives and implementing solutions
A high degree of creativity and originality
Ability to work in fast paced environment to produce multiple iterations and rapid prototypes
Willingness and ability to adapt to change
High attention to detail and quality of work


Preferred qualities:

Working knowledge of SolidWorks
Audio product knowledge and experience
Understanding of manufacturing principles and processes


Duties and Responsibilities:

Work in hands-on capacity as a Mechanical Designer utilizing PTC Creo Parametric (Pro-E) to create high quality 3D CAD models for new products that meet requirements for fit, function, manufacturability, quality and test
Own, evangelize, and manage relationship with one or more offshore mechanical design/engineering partners
Manage workflow between QSC designers/engineers and offshore partners’ technical team(s)
Conduct and run weekly meetings with offshore engineering partners across the globe. Identify and track issues, set priorities, expedite solutions, etc.
Develop and enforce standard design best practices for model and drawing creation
Provide administrative assistance and resolve issues for Windchill PDM system
Review part and assembly drawings


QSC Audio provides competitive compensation and benefits with a bonus program that rewards employees for company performance. All candidates who meet the requirements, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements via email to Human Resources at hrresumes@qsc.com and reference job number 802-02. Resumes without salary history will not be considered.

Please mention AES00721 when applying for this position.


Staff Hardware Design Engineer

Posted On: 2015-1-6
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC Audio Products, LLC seeks an experienced and self-motivated Staff Hardware Design Engineer to be one of the top members of the Hardware team. They serve both as a senior-level, hands-on electronics designer as well as a technical leader and mentor within the group.

As a technical contributor, the Staff HW Design Engineer will perform a wide variety of tasks including advanced circuit design and capture, circuit modeling and simulation, new component evaluation and selection , new platform investigation and prototyping, PCB layout, timing and signal integrity analysis, board bring-up and troubleshooting, and system debugging and tuning.

As a leader within the HW team, the Staff HW Design Engineer will help oversee the work of less senior engineers, train staff on design best practices, evaluate design and architecture proposals, supervise the work of external designers, review and check designs, and ensure that all system designs meet the required quality and performance standards.

This is an ideal position for someone who is an accomplished designer and wants to take on an expanded role leading other talented HW engineers working on a wide variety of new audio electronic systems. The successful candidate will bring outstanding technical skills along with a desire and ability to help and guide others toward success.


Education and Experience:

B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of experience designing, building, and testing analog and digital circuits, and related subsystems (e.g. on-board DSP HW, PSUs, microcontrollers, etc.) for commercial or professional audio or audio/video markets.
Experience creating cost effective solutions that meet aggressive product feature, cost, quality, performance, and time to market requirements.
Senior-level knowledge of microprocessor/dsp-based systems incorporating Sharc and/or ARM processors.
Knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements and test methods including UL, FCC, CE, and others as appropriate.
Skilled at computer-based electronic design, layout, and simulation (e.g. Cadence, Spice, etc.).
Proficiency with electronics test and measurement tools (Oscilloscopes, Audio Precision T&M, etc.).
Experience working with offshore ODM and Contract Manufacturers highly desired.
Experience architecting complete product solutions – cradle to grave.
A “go-getter” - an intrinsic ability to get things done and deliver results
Focus and emphasis on teamwork to achieve results
Multi-disciplinary design skills – analog, power, digital design
Excellent interpersonal skills
Superior problem solving skills: issue identification, problem structuring, analysis, and developing recommendations
Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside customer and suppliers
Good English language communication skills, both written and oral.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Leads all electronic HW design and implementation efforts for one or more development projects. Develops and conducts analysis of audio electronics components and systems.
Creates and evangelizes technical solutions that best satisfy the technical, financial, manufacturability, quality, and time to market constraints and requirements.
Helps lead and mentor less senior engineers on a wide variety of tasks
Utilizes highly effective interpersonal skills to build and grow relationships with third party providers.
International traveling to ODM & CM countries supporting prototype and pilot builds as required.

QSC Audio provides competitive compensation and benefits with a bonus program that rewards employees for company performance. All candidates who meet the requirements, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements via email to Human Resources at hrresumes@qsc.com and reference job number 803-02. Resumes without salary history will not be considered.

Please mention AES00722 when applying for this position.


Telephony Software Engineer

Posted On: 2015-1-6
Location: Boulder, CO, USA

QSC Audio Products, LLC seeks an experienced and self-motivated Software Engineer with experience in IP telephony technology to work with an experienced team of software, firmware, and hardware engineers to develop cutting-edge digital audio products.


Education and Experience:

B.S. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering is required
Minimum 3 years of experience in a software development environment
Minimum of 4 years of experience with C/C++
Solid understanding of SIP, VoIP, RTP/SRTP, QoS
Solid working knowledge of MS Windows and/or Linux software development environments
Understanding of softphone integration with systems from Cisco, Avaya, Mitel, Microsoft Lync
Passionate, persistent, creative - you find solutions to difficult problems and clever ways to work around them when necessary
Great communication skills
Must be self-motivated in order to achieve assigned objectives with minimal supervision


Candidates with the following experience are preferred:

Understanding of media codecs
Experience with Linux, embedded Linux
Experience with FreeSWITCH and/or Asterisk
Work with audio/video applications
Familiarity with professional audio products and systems
Musician or other active interest in music/audio


Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop world-class software within the pro audio industry
You will not be a small part of a large team, but instead will be a large part of a small team
Work with Software Quality Assurance to develop appropriate test strategies

QSC Audio provides competitive compensation and benefits with a bonus program that rewards employees for company performance. All candidates who meet the requirements, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements via email to Human Resources at hrresumes@qsc.com and reference job number 804-02. Resumes without salary history will not be considered.

Please mention AES00723 when applying for this position.


Technical Director, Loudspeakers

Posted On: 2015-1-6
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC is the designer and manufacturer of K Series loudspeakers, the world’s best-selling PA speaker product line. The Technical Director, Loudspeakers is one of the top members of the QSC loudspeaker products team. They serve as architect, designer, implementer, and tester for a wide variety of loudspeaker products for professional, commercial, and cinema customers across the globe. This is a hands-on position that requires a broad range of skills and significant experience designing and building modern loudspeaker systems. The Technical Director, Loudspeakers is part of a tightknit, focused, product development team. The team moves quickly, and requires someone who can factor multiple different points of view, make good decisions, balance the many demands of the role, and deliver the highest-value products on schedule and within budget. This is an ideal position for an accomplished engineer who wants to make their mark within the industry.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Leads all architecture, design, and implementation efforts for one or more loudspeaker development projects.
Partners with senior-most technical leaders in the Amplifier, Mechanical, Acoustic and DSP departments to create innovative new products for multiple markets.
Articulates all technical aspects of product lifecycle from concept to end-of-life with internal and external staff, suppliers, and overseas CMs.
Integrates innovative technical solutions to best satisfy the feature-set, cost, manufacturability, quality, and time to market constraints and requirements.
Utilizes highly effective interpersonal skills to build and grow relationships with both internal team members and third party providers.
Interfaces with all levels of management to communicate technical proposals, risks, tradeoffs, solutions, and business issues.
Travels to China and other ODM & CM countries supporting prototype and pilot builds as required.


Required skills:

An intrinsic ability to get things done and deliver winning products.
Focus and emphasis on teamwork to achieve results.
Multi-disciplinary design skills including electroacoustics, digital signal processing, 3D modeling, and power amplifiers.
Ability to balance objective and subjective criteria in evaluating and developing loudspeaker systems.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Superior problem solving skills: issue identification, problem structuring, analysis, and developing recommendations.
Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside diverse suppliers and CMs.
Good English language communication skills, both written and oral.
Education and Experience:
B.S. degree in Acoustics, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of experience designing, building, and testing loudspeaker systems and related subsystems (e.g. enclosures, rigging, transducers, DSP, amplifier) for commercial or professional markets.
Experience creating cost effective solutions that meet aggressive product feature, cost, quality, performance, and time to market requirements.
Senior-level knowledge of electroacoustics. Skilled at computer-based design and simulation (e.g. 3D CAD, FEA).
Proficiency with electroacoustics test and measurement tools (e.g. Listen SoundCheck, Klippel, etc.).
Experience working with offshore ODMs and CMs highly desirable.
Experience supporting complete product solutions from cradle to grave.

QSC Audio provides competitive compensation and benefits with a bonus program that rewards employees for company performance. All candidates who meet the requirements, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements via email to Human Resources at hrresumes@qsc.com and reference job number 800-19. Resumes without salary history will not be considered.

Please mention AES00724 when applying for this position.


About QSC Audio Products, LLC

1675 MacArthur Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
U.S.A.

Phone: +1 714 957 7100
Email: Send Email
Website: www.qsc.com

QSC Audio Products, LLC, is a globally recognized leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio system solutions. With power amplification, loudspeaker, digital signal processing (DSP), and digital mixer engineering resources all located under one roof, QSC uniquely leverages these technologies to deliver products and systems that far outperform the sum of their parts—providing compelling solutions for professional installed, portable, production, and cinema sound customers worldwide.

 
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