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AES Job Board: QSC, LLC - Multiple Job Listings

FPGA Engineer

Posted On: 2017-5-25
Location: Boulder, Colorado, USA

JOB SUMMARY:

QSC seeks an experienced and self-motivated FPGA Engineer to develop world-class audio and video products with an experienced team of software, firmware, and hardware engineers. If you have always wanted to be a big part of a small team, this job is for you! A successful candidate must be self-motivated, passionate, persistent, and creative. You will have to find solutions to difficult problems or figure out clever ways to work around them when necessary.
You will work in a fun, exciting, results-driven environment for a company that has been voted one of Orange County, CA’s best workplaces 5 out of the last 6 years.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:

B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 3 years of work experience in a FPGA development environment.
Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience coding, simulating, and debugging Verilog; System Verilog a plus.
Minimum of 2 years of work experience writing embedded operating system drivers.
(e.g., Linux, VxWork, FreeRTOS, ThreadX, etc.)
Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience writing and debugging C/C++ in embedded environments.
Excellent architecture, design, engineering, implementation, and debugging skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Architect FPGA/HDL solutions for high bandwidth/high channel count audio and video.
Write HDL libraries and test benches to facilitate rapid design deployment and reuse.
Write Linux drivers in support of FPGA/HDL development.
Review and architect audio and video hardware.
Work with a variety of in-house and out-of-house design and support teams on audio and video hardware.
Work with Software Quality Assurance/Test Engineering to develop appropriate product test strategies.


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 the entire work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


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

Please mention AES001029 when applying for this position.


Systems Application Engineer - Business Development

Posted On: 2017-5-30
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC seeks an experienced and self-motivated Systems Application Engineer to support the efforts of QSC’s business development team. The focus will be on large end user clients by preparing and delivering technical presentations explaining products and services to customers and prospective customers. This role will confer with customers and technical teams to assess equipment needs to determine system requirements. This position must be able to work professionally within all levels of an organization.


Education and Experience:

Minimum 5 years of experience in the professional audiovisual or IT industries.
Experience as a Systems Application Engineer, Audio Visual Contractor and/or Consultant are highly desirable.
Audio Visual industry certifications in CTS, CTS-I, or CTS-D are a strong plus.
IT industry networking certifications such as CCNA or CCDA are highly desirable.
Must be fluent with computer technologies, networked audio systems, and DSP technology.
Experience with LUA scripting or similar is highly desirable.
Experience with third party control integration (AMX, Crestron, etc.) is highly desirable.
A working knowledge of EASE 4.0 is desirable.
Possesses strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and AutoCAD.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting specific deadlines.
Excellent writing and editing skills.
Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.
Detail oriented.
Ability to make decisions within designated area of responsibility.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Review client system designs and make recommendations.
Learn the technical details around QSC solutions and clients infrastructure and needs.
Create new strategies that assist QSC to position our solutions as the best solution for prospective clients.
Manage customer relationships by providing exceptional follow up and exceeding client expectations and becoming their trusted advisor.
Log client feedback and system data in Salesforce (company CRM) pending, active and closed opportunities within SFDC.
Provide systems sales and technical support to large end user clients and onsite troubleshooting as needed.
Manage client information discreetly and confidentially.
Incident Tracking reporting and monitoring.
Monitor industry and competitive market trends.
Coordinate sales leads with the Director of Sales - Systems.
Participate in regional and local trade shows, seminars and customer product training.
Assist and influence Product Development by acquiring and reporting application, use-case and customer requirements information.
Prepare written correspondence, documents, special reports, presentation materials and other documents in appropriate formats using word processing, spreadsheet and/or PowerPoint.
Work on any special projects as requested/assigned by supervisor.
Assist all members of the QSC sales department as necessary to achieve the department’s performance goals as well as QSC’s corporate goals.
Performs other duties as assigned.


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

Please mention AES001030 when applying for this position.


Core Team Leader. Director / Sr. Director

Posted On: 2017-5-31
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

The Core Team Leader (CTL) is one of the most critical roles in QSC’s product development function. CTL is essentially a business leader with deep knowledge of products, product development and business acumen that provides ability to connect with global sales functions, R&D, product management, program management, New Product Introduction (NPI) and supply chain. CTL will join QSC’s Operational Leadership Team (OLT) that oversees key functions of QSC. This role is key in providing leadership that is both executive level as well as hands on mentoring, coaching and problem solving. Background in high-tech industry and deep knowledge of key areas of product development is critical to successfully lead this role. Knowledge of product development relating to electrical hardware products is a requirement.


Education and Experience:

Master degree with 15+ years of experience in product development/product management/R&D.
Must be proficient in product development process.
Ability to see big picture vision, while connecting the vision with practical execution plan is a requirement.
Problem solving and mentoring/coaching skills are a must.
Self-motivated individual with good interpersonal skills is a must.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Product Development and Project Management:
Act as project champion; lead execution of all project activities.
Work closely with the VPs of each Business Unit (and senior sales staff) to get alignment with each BU's core strategies.
Act as information conduit between the Core Team and the Product Strategy Group (PSG).
Review and approve product definitions and project plans.
Review progress against plans and commitments; expose and resolve deviations.
Assist Core Team Members in resolving team and functional conflicts
Resolve inter-function conflict.


Project Schedules and Resources:


Approve launch dates and resources assignments to projects.
Ensure consistency between project schedules/budgets and business strategies/operating plans.
With assistance from Program Manager, coordinate and manage overall project schedule.
With assistance from Program Manager, coordinate preparation of an integrated resource plan to meet project objectives.
Notify the PSG of schedule and budget deviations beyond allowed boundaries.


Project Staffing and Staff Development:

Approve Core Team Member assignments.
Evaluate performance of Core Teams as a whole.
Initiate changes to Core Team Members as required.
Assist Core Team Members in negotiating project functional team staffing.
Contribute to performance evaluation of Core Team Members.


Phase/Milestone Decisions:


Assess fulfillment of phase/milestone objectives and readiness to move forward.
Provide clear project business decisions and resource commitments.
Schedule PSG reviews at major milestones as required.
Coordinate preparation.
Resolve open action items.


The role requires a dynamic, high-energy, collaborative and driven person who can leverage their own strengths but can also bring the best out of the external network as well as internal employees.
These statements reflect the general details considered to describe the principal functions of the job, and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


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

Please mention AES001034 when applying for this position.


Software Engineer

Posted On: 2017-5-31
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC seeks an experience and self-motivated Software Engineer to work with an experienced team of software engineers and product management to develop cutting-edge digital audio products. This position is based in Costa Mesa, California.


Education and Requirements:

BS or MS (preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited university.
Minimum 3 years of work experience as a software engineer working in large code bases.
Strong coding skills in C/C++.
Experience with embedded Linux and/or other real time operating systems.
Demonstrated experience with embedded software development on low-cost microcontroller HW ICs.
Experience with bringing up and troubleshooting real-time hardware systems and prototypes.
Familiarity with professional audio products and systems preferred.
Design and development of software for audio/video applications is a plus.
Outstanding problem solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Work collaboratively with other members of a tight-knit, small project team to develop world-class professional audio/video products for the live sound, cinema and systems markets.
Develop solutions in the areas of real-time operating systems, network communications, mixed signal design and embedded product design.
Apply good software design and development practices in daily activities.
Work with Software Quality Assurance to develop appropriate test strategies.


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

Please mention AES001035 when applying for this position.


Director of Sales & Operations Planning

Posted On: 2017-5-31
Location: Costa Mesa, CA, USA

QSC seeks an experienced Director of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) who has global accountability for all business units’ methods, processes and tools for S&OP. In addition, this individual will lead the continuous improvement initiatives for the S&OP team.
This person will lead the QSC’s S&OP initiatives to align with the objectives of the global enterprise organization and its strategic goals. They will also be responsible for developing the skills of the Global Planning group to achieve and sustain corporate objectives. As Director for this functional area, this person shall be required to project manage rollout of the Global Planning functional initiatives ensuring the project is executed on schedule by collaborating and influencing team members to achieve results. Monitor and report progress against plans and achievement of continuous improvement and progression to higher assessment levels.


Education and Experience:

BA/BS college degree or its equivalent in relevant area Supply Chain, Logistics, Operation Management, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, etc.; MBA a plus.
APICS CPIM/CSCP or Forecasting/Planning Certification a plus.
5-10 years of broad and deep supply chain experience - planning, inventory management, PLM, sourcing, P&L business aspects, and modeling related experience.
Strong project management skills and experience leading continuous improvement projects with proven results.
Detailed and deadline-orientated to meet regular and periodic needs of the business for accurate and timely information. Must demonstrate capability of thoroughly reviewing and sense-checking results so that analysis is right the first time.
Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal and influencing abilities, with the ability to build credible relationships with multiple functions.
Strong focus on process/controls, excellent analytical skills, with the ability to effectively work under pressure and to meet challenging targets.
Expertise in synthesizing and analyzing demand-relevant information;
Ability to analyze and process business information and insight and translate these into new opportunities and forecast scenarios.
Capable of independently performing complex analysis where data gathering, working with internal and external stakeholders, selection of analytical methods, and synthesizing many quantitative and qualitative inputs is required.
Strong analytical capabilities including advanced knowledge of Excel developing complex formulas.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills, including knowledge of operations tools and concepts. Lean Expert or Six Sigma certified preferred.
Ability to work with teams, cross-functionally, and contribute positively in projects.
Demonstrated understanding of supply chain processes and inventory management strategies.
Possesses a complete understanding of Material Requirements Planning concepts and systems (e.g., planned versus unplanned demand, economic order quantity, cycle stock, safety stock, resource planning, material type, manufacture, lead times).


Duties and Responsibilities:

Implements required S&OP organizational structure, maintains and manages associated staff.
Manages standard process and procedures to facilitate S&OP cycle across the business facilitating decision-making, action planning, and accountability.
Ensures accountable and appropriate input from all sources (Engineering, Sales, Product Management, Operations, Finance, Distribution) into each step of the S&OP cycle.
Creates, monitors, and maintains S&OP metrics and key performance indicators, identifying resulting risks and opportunities to help drive the D&D business.
Consolidates and analyzes demand and supply information for the operational, tactical, and strategic plans.
Supports ad hoc and established gap analysis.
Develops advanced analytical tools and reporting to support the entire S&OP process.
Drives objectives for on-time delivery, lead times, inventory turns, etc.
Helps facilitate cross-functional communication in support of major S&OP initiatives, new product launches, line extensions, promotions, discontinuations, productivity projects, decision-making modeling of process flow, inventory levels, cost of manufacturing, distribution, transportation, etc.
Identifies short-term and mid-term capacity risks, driving recommendations through the S&OP process.
Works closely with supply and demand teams to develop ideal demand forecast.
Reviews short term demand plans, follows up on their execution with customer demand planning to align forecast with order book and short-term outlook.
Performs analysis on forecast accuracy KPIs measuring sales vs plan. Identify root causes, define and communicate corrective actions collaborating with other functions. Propose forecast adjustments and validate with Product Management and Sales.
Improves forecast accuracy, and planning process by performing root cause analysis.
Monitors inventory levels and actively steers the corrective action plan concerning slow moving and obsolete/ excess stock.
Leads the monthly functional business review meetings and Final Executive S&OP meeting.


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

Please mention AES001036 when applying for this position.


Amplifier Product Manager

Posted On: 2017-6-5
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.


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

Please mention AES001037 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.

AES - Audio Engineering Society