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AES Job Board: QSC, LLC - Multiple Job Listings

Systems Applications Engineer 1

Posted On: 2018-3-19
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

Description:

The Systems Applications Engineer will provide systems application support to our channel partners, consultants and prospective users within the AV integration community. Duties will involve front end phone support, system design, software/hardware troubleshooting, trade show and internal product support. This position requires broad and comprehensive experience, skill and knowledge of the organization's products, policies and practices. Occasional business travel is required. The candidate must be able to work professionally with all levels of employees and interface well with external professionals, distributors, and dealers. The candidate for this position must possess exceptional communication, presentation and teamwork skills.


Provide front line phone Application Support for integrators, consultants and end users.
Assist customers with troubleshooting designs remotely via screen sharing software.
Provide system design support and review for Integrators, consultants and representatives.
Assist with technical set-up for trade shows and events.
Represent QSC on any technology forums or groups relating to networked DSP.
Assist and influence Product Development by acquiring and reporting application, use-case and customer requirements information.
Keep Engineering, Marketing, Product Development, Technical Services and Quality Assurance divisions informed, in writing, of any product problems, opportunities, software bugs or emerging customer needs.
Reinforce QSC's credibility within the Pro Audio community.
Some travel required.


Education and Experience:

Bachelors of Science degree in a technical/engineering discipline, or equivalent experience.
Minimum 5-year experience in the AV Integration industry with emphasis in Corporate AV.
Must be fluent with computer technologies, video technologies, audio over IP networking and DSP technology especially Gain Structure, AEC and Telephony.
Experience with Unified Communications systems (Cisco, Avaya, Polycom etc.) is required.
Experience as a Sound Contractor and/or Consultant is required.
IT industry networking certifications such as CCNA or CCDA are highly desirable.
AV industry certifications in CTS, CTS-I, or CTS-D are highly desirable.
Experience with LUA or JSON scripting (or similar) is highly desirable.
Experience with AutoCAD, EASE and/or EASE Address is highly desirable.
Experience with third party control integration (AMX, Crestron, etc.) is highly desirable.
Possess strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & PPT).
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting specific deadlines.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and qualifications for the job. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the functions, duties, or qualifications.


How to Apply: Please send resume to: Robert.Cambareri@qsc.com

Please mention AES001119 when applying for this position.


Cinema Applications Engineer

Posted On: 2018-3-19
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

The "Cinema Applications Engineer" will provide systems application support to our channel partners, consultants and prospective users within the Cinema community. Primary duties are front-end customer phone support and software/hardware troubleshooting. This position will provide back-up support to Cinema Team for system design. This position requires broad and comprehensive experience, skill and knowledge of the organization's products, policies and practices. Occasional business travel is required.
The candidate must be able to work professionally with all levels of employees and interface well with external professionals, distributors, and dealers. The candidate for this position must possess exceptional communication, presentation and teamwork skills.
• Provide front line phone Application Support for Cinema dealers and end users
• Assist customers with troubleshooting designs remotely via screen sharing software
• Provide back-up support for system design support and review for Cinema dealers and end users.
• Provide back-up support for trade shows and company events
• Require to deliver Q-SYS 24/7 after-hour call support on a rotation basis
• Represent QSC on any technology forums or groups relating to Cinema
• Assist and influence Product Development by acquiring and reporting application, use-case and customer requirements information
• Keep Engineering, Marketing, Product Development, Technical Services and Quality Assurance divisions informed, in writing, of any product problems, opportunities, software bugs or emerging customer needs
• Reinforce QSC's credibility within the Cinema community
• Some travel required


Education and Experience:

• Bachelors of Science degree in a technical/engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
• Minimum 5-year experience in the A/V Integration industry with emphasis in Cinema
• Must be fluent with Cinema Audio and Video technologies, audio over IP networking and DSP technology
• Experience with Cinema servers, processors, projectors, amplifiers and loudspeakers is required
• Experience as a Cinema installer is desirable
• IT industry networking certifications such as CCNA or CCDA are highly desirable
• Experience with AutoCAD is highly desirable
• Possess strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & PPT)
• Strong collaboration skills with cross-functional teams, i.e. Product Managers, Customer Care, Technical Services and Quality Team.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting specific deadlines
• Good written, verbal & presentation skills
• Creative, motivated and quick learner
• Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
• Ability to make decisions within the designated area of responsibility
• Strong leadership abilities
The above is intended to describe the general content of and qualifications for the job. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the functions, duties, or qualifications.


How to Apply: Please apply on our Careers link below:
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Please mention AES001121 when applying for this position.


Amplifier Product Manager

Posted On: 2018-3-23
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC seeks an Amplifier Product Manager who will be responsible for guiding product strategy, providing vision and developing concepts for new product development. The Amplifier Product Manager identifies requirements for functionality, defines the user needs and applications to engineering and makes the business case for the product. In addition, the Product Manager is responsible for communicating the capabilities and advantages (the selling proposition) of our solutions to internal staff and external users, system integrators, system designers and channel partners as well as creating the selling proposition for assigned products.
We will look for you to showcase your intuitive interpersonal skills, outstanding collaborative thinking abilities, research / personal networking skills, and proven leadership to conceptualize products, features and most importantly market them to our customers as the leader of product marketing for your product line(s).


Education and Experience:

Minimum B.S.E.E., B.A., or 10 years experience in marketing, sales or product management – preferably within the pro-audio or adjacent fields.
At least 10 years of experience in one or more areas (installed sound, live production, portable PA) of the professional audio industry.
A demonstrated history of successfully managing new product development with AIPMM certification preferred.
Experience in managing OEM/ODM relationships is a plus.
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Familiarity with Oracle and Power BI very desirable.


Qualification Requirements:

Leadership: A demonstrated ability to lead people and achieve results through others in a team environment.
Vision and insight: Must have insight into market needs and be able to create a product vision based on these insights.
Communication: Must be able to communicate in an effective and compelling manner in real-time and in writing.
Planning: Must be able to think ahead, develop comprehensive launch plans and set short and long term goals.
Management: Must have the ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple priorities. Must be comfortable working in a matrix management environment with dedicated product development teams.
Teamwork: Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work and collaborate within a core team.
Financial: Must be sufficiently proficient to create, maintain and understand the business case for assigned products.
Technology: While an engineering degree is not required, the successful candidate will have a deep understanding of pro-audio technologies and applications.
Willingness to travel. Approximately 10 - 20% travel required, including possible overseas travel. Minimum eight field trips (customer visits, trade shows, vendor and special meetings and industry events) per year, as required.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts research and achieves insight into user requirements and applications. Frequent discussion and interaction with users, integrators, system designers and channel partners within the assigned area of responsibility.
Conceives new product / feature / function ideas and champions their development.
Creates and maintains the market requirements, product requirements and business case documents required for proposed and underway development programs.
Leads business case creation.
Maintains a thorough understanding of competitive products’ functionality and is able to articulate our advantages.
Attends trade shows, regional and national events, sales events and meetings, dealer events, and other related activities as deemed necessary.
Supports market communications and training material development with content and direction.
Manages the Amplifier portfolio. Makes recommendations for price changes and end of life.


How to Apply: Please send resume to: Robert.Cambareri@qsc.com

Please mention AES001127 when applying for this position.


Technical Manager - Install Loudspeakers

Posted On: 2018-3-23
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

The Technical Manager, Install 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 system products 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.
As a technical leader, the Technical Manager, Install Loudspeakers performs a wide variety of tasks including development of loudspeaker system architectures, advanced modeling and simulation, transducer specification and selection, platform investigation and prototyping, acoustic testing, and system voicing, debugging and tuning.
The Technical Manager, Install Loudspeakers is part of a tightknit, focused, product development team that includes staff from Program Management, Product Management, New Product Introduction, Supply Chain, and Sales & Marketing. 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, and work with the best engineers in the business to create innovative and exciting new products heard by literally millions of people every day. If you are an engineer who cares about audio and loudspeakers as much as we do, we want to talk with you!


Education and Experience:

B.S. degree in Acoustics, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of experience designing, building, and testing loudspeaker systems and related subsystems (e.g. enclosures, rigging, transducers, DSP, amplifier) for commercial or professional products and 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 ODM and CM partners.
Experience supporting complete product solutions.


Required skills:

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 including electroacoustics, digital signal processing, 3D modeling, and power amplifiers.
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.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Leads all architecture, design and implementation efforts for one or more install 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 features-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.


How to Apply: Please send resume to: Robert.Cambareri@qsc.com

Please mention AES001128 when applying for this position.


Software Development Engineer - Test

Posted On: 2018-3-26
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

This position primarily requires proficient to advanced skills in developing web based applications in .NET or Java development environment. In addition, latest open source server side programming tools such as node.js is highly desired. A background in secure coding practices and development practices of agile/scrum will be highly utilized. The work involves developing software tools that will be primarily used for test data analysis and reporting quality metrics. This position requires working with product development, quality and manufacturing departments to collect the business needs and implement the custom solutions to improve the productivity using many emerging software and hardware technologies. All of our work is performed in a fast paced and disciplined code, build and test agile environment. In addition to software development in test engineering organization, this position demands various manufacturing test support activities such as maintaining production test hardware and software, calibration, validation of new firmware in production. This position will require international travel to support manufacturing test for new product introduction.
Examples of our technologies you will be expected to quickly come up to speed and execute with include:
Test software frameworks, XML and JSON (with associated object relational mapping technologies)
Automated deployment and configuration management
Familiarity with MS secure development lifecycle or equivalent
Cyber secure threat modeling
Role based access control security policies
Application stack protocol implementation of network topology
Experience with full OSI stack above Layer 2 and familiarity with common streaming protocols
Relational and NoSQL databases.
As a member of our team, you will evaluate the internal customers’ needs with other engineering disciplines to design, develop, and deploy internal software tools that conforms to industry standards. Candidates must possess a professional demeanor that promotes collaboration in an operational mission environment both in day-to-day operations and in emergent situations. Candidates applying for this position must have a work ethic focused on optimizing productivity, maintainability and quality of the products and services delivered in support of the mission.
QSC, LLC is the most innovative Product Development Company and leading manufacturer of audio video products.


Qualifications:

Typical Education/Experience:
Bachelor Degree in electrical engineering or computer science
4+ years of experience in software development
Basic Qualifications (Required):
Proficient in .NET or Java and web application development
SQL Server
Linux
Data analysis and quality metrics reporting
Automated Test Software / validation and verification
Desired Qualifications:
Advanced Java
SQL development
NoSQL development
LabVIEW Automated Test Development
JS
Network protocol implementation skills


How to Apply: Please send resume to Alex.Duarte@qsc.com

Please mention AES001131 when applying for this position.


Director of Hardware Engineering

Posted On: 2018-3-26
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

The Director of Hardware Engineering is one of the top members of the QSC Product Development team. They lead and manage the teams responsible for design and development of all electrical hardware aspects of QSC’s products. In addition, the Director of Hardware Engineering may also serve at times as architect, engineer, and designer for a few high profile, select projects.
This position requires someone who possesses excellent leadership skills in addition to strong technical skills. As a leader and manager, the Director of Hardware Engineering is responsible for ensuring that all project work is scheduled and completed on time, within budget, and to QSC’s demanding quality standards. Tasks include managing staff at all seniority levels, facilitating cross-functional teams to achieve the best designs possible, balancing competing needs and priorities, and working collaboratively with other department leaders.
As an expert technical contributor, the Director of Hardware Engineering is accountable for driving innovation and invention, overseeing all technical work, setting and maintaining design standards, introducing and incorporating the latest design methods and tools, improving internal and external design practices, and keeping our technology at the forefront of the industry.
The Director of Hardware Engineering is part of a tightknit, focused, Product Development team that includes staff from Software Engineering, Acoustic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Program Management, Product Management, NPI, Supply Chain, and Sales and Marketing. This larger team moves quickly, and requires someone who can factor 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 Senior Manager or Director who is ready to take their career to the next level. QSC employees make a difference and continuously create innovative and exciting new products heard and seen by literally millions of people every day. If you love Hardware Engineering and you have been waiting for the right opportunity to make your mark with one of the best audio, cinema, and A/V technology companies in the world, we want to talk with you!


Education and Experience:

B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. M.S. degree preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer.
Minimum of 6 years of experience managing electrical engineering teams of eight persons or more.
Proficiency in Cadence.
Experience creating cost effective solutions that meet aggressive product feature, cost, quality, performance, and time to market requirements.
Senior-level knowledge of Electrical Engineering. Skilled at computer-based design and simulation.
Experience working with offshore ODMs, JDMs, and CMs.
Experience supporting complete product solutions from cradle to grave.


Required skills:

A “go-getter” - an intrinsic ability to get things done and deliver winning products.
Superior problem solving skills: issue identification, problem structuring, analysis, and development of recommendations.
Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside diverse suppliers and CMs.
Focus and emphasis on teamwork to achieve results.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong leadership skills.
Good English language communication skills, both written and oral.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Leads all design and development activities within the Hardware Engineering teams located at multiple sites including Costa Mesa (Headquarters), Boulder, CO, and San Luis Obispo, CA.
Partners with other Engineering department heads and other senior leaders in the Mechanical, Acoustic, and Software departments to create innovative new products for multiple markets.
Integrates innovative technical solutions to best satisfy market constraints and requirements including feature-sets, performance, cost, manufacturability, quality, and time to market.
Schedules work and activities for all department staff. Plans top-down design schedules and resource plans with cross-functional product development team to meet Hardware Engineering resource requests
Oversees recruiting and hiring activities across all of the electrical engineering domains – power, digital, mixed signal, video, PCB, etc.
Develops, maintains, and champions tool chains and internal processes for product development (ECAD, Simulation, Test, Qualification, etc.)
Develops and maintains hardware vendor relations.
Develops and maintaining internal documentation (SharePoint sites etc.)
Coordinates with cross-functional Product Development teams to meet all Hardware Engineering resource requests.
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.


How to Apply: Please send Resume to Alex.Duarte@qsc.com

Please mention AES001132 when applying for this position.


Sustaining Engineer

Posted On: 2018-3-26
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC seeks a Senior Sustaining Engineer who will provide post-release design support for professional audio, video, and control products. The QSC Senior Sustaining Engineer will have the primary responsibility of protecting the design intent of launched QSC product to meet all safety, regulatory, and performance requirements. Specific activities will include qualifying alternate components and solving complex issues arising in production and in the field. These activities will require circuit design, schematic capture, PCB layout, and circuit simulation, plus hands-on digital, analog, and power electronics testing. In addition, the QSC Senior Sustaining Engineer will be involved in design-to-value activities and will provide guidance to junior team members and technicians.


Education and Experience:

Bachelors or Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent professional experience.
8-10 years of Hardware or Electronic Engineering experience in design, manufacturing or sustaining roles.
Skilled at computer-based electronic design, layout, and simulation (e.g. Cadence Allegro, Spice, etc.).
Proficient with electronics test and measurement tools (Oscilloscopes, Audio Precision, Loop Analyzer, etc).
Experience in the AV field is a plus.
Excellent English language communication skills, both written and oral.
Exceptional organizational, analytical, and creative problem solving capabilities.
Experience with component and system level troubleshooting for digital, analog, and power electronics products.
Ability to produce results in a dynamic work environment.
Must be self-motivated in order to achieve assigned objectives with minimal supervision.
Experience with C++ scripting and other high-level programming languages is a plus.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Specify, qualify, and design alternate components into existing digital and analog products.
EOL planning of major components in existing products.
Hardware design improvements including schematic design/capture, PCB layout, and testing to resolve issues encountered in released products.
Evaluate, manage, and implement design changes.
Design to value/cost for existing products.
Propose process improvements to resolve issues in design and manufacturing.
Assist with cross-department technical/troubleshooting training on new products.
Documentation of design and test work.
Work responsibly in a team environment and in an individual manner.
Work closely with embedded software developers to integrate hardware with software.
Perform other duties as assigned.


These statements reflect the general details considered to describe the principal functions of the job, and are not to be construed as detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


How to Apply: Please send resume to: Alex.Duarte@qsc.com

Please mention AES001133 when applying for this position.


Senior Audio Power Amplifier Design Engineer

Posted On: 2018-3-26
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

The Senior Audio Power Amplifier Design Engineer will design and develop audio specific power supplies and amplifiers with power levels ranging from several watts to tens of kilowatts. A successful candidate needs a broad technical background designing, simulating, fabricating, and testing both switch mode power supplies (SMPS) and class D audio power amplifiers. Candidate will interface with various other disciplines including mechanical, digital, and software engineering, operations, purchasing, and a variety of contract manufacturers.


Education and Experience:

BSEE required, MSEE preferred.
10 + years’ experience in audio power amplifier design required.
Extensive experience with PSPICE required.
Extensive experience with schematic capture/pcb layout .software required. Cadence Allegro preferred.
Deep theoretical and practical knowledge of switch mode design required.
Magnetic design skills for inductors and transformers required
Knowledge of design for agency compliance (FCC, UL, CE, etc.) required.
Good communication skills, both written and oral, in English.
Class D audio amplification background required.
Strong analytical and creative problem solving capabilities.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop power supplies and amplifiers for use in professional audio products.
SMPS topology analysis and selection.
Magnetic design and prototype of inductors and transformers.
Test, qualify, and debug supply and amplifier to meet FCC, CE, UL, etc. standards.
Ability to work effectively with other design engineers, manufacturing, test engineering and outside suppliers to ensure a high quality, robust solution in minimal time.
Extensively simulate designs in Cadence PSPICE.
Ability to produce results in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional product development team.
Must be self-motivated in order to achieve assigned objectives with minimal supervision.
Travel to Asia and other countries approximately 5% of the time


How to Apply: Please send resume to: Alex.Duarte@qsc.com

Please mention AES001134 when applying for this position.


About QSC, LLC

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

Phone: +1 714 754 6175
Email: Send Email
Website: www.qsc.com

QSC, LLC, is a globally recognized leader in the design, engineering, and manufacture of award winning high performance audio products including power amplifiers, loudspeakers, digital mixers, digital signal processors (DSP), and the Q-SYS networked audio, video, and control platform. Uniquely leveraging a broad range of technologies located under one roof, QSC products outperform the sum of their parts by delivering reliable, scalable, and flexible solutions for professional installed, portable, production, corporate, and cinema customers worldwide.

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