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Bose Corp. - Senior Acoustic Engineer

Posted On: 2017-10-11
Location: Framingham, MA, USA

Primary Responsibility

Bose Professional Systems Division is passionate about providing world class sound quality for our customers. We are growing and seeking an energetic, hands-on lead acoustic engineer. You will work closely with interdisciplinary development teams, taking an active leadership role to conceive and design state of the art loudspeakers and systems for commercial, portable and installed sound markets. You will help set milestones and schedules for your projects. You may be asked to lead a cross-functional team in the engineering deliverables for a project including the generation of a test spec, design reviews etc.

Translate product requirements into acoustic design options
State of the art modeling and analysis of complete loudspeaker assemblies, including but not limited to transducers, phase plugs, waveguides, loudspeaker arrays, and modeling of loudspeaker systems in rooms.
Prototype and validate solutions; this includes devising and executing measurements and critical listening on physical prototypes.
Closely collaborate with interdisciplinary team leads including, research engineers, mechanical, project engineers, program managers, etc.
Analyze results and make sound decisions based on data and critical listening experiments
Assist in the creation and execution of advanced development work needed before a proposed solution proceeds into development. This may include working with a team of experts in various domains, such as mechanical, electrical, research, or manufacturing.
Develop production ready designs and maintain highest performance throughout the development cycle
Design for manufacturability, support manufacturing startup and continuous engineering.
Work with engineering management to help identify and develop design and manufacturing partners. This may also include the review of vendor capability to support development and/or production of Bose products.
Provide input to development schedules, milestones, and budgets.


Deep understanding of loudspeaker design
Proven track record of designing high quality audio products
Methodical and scientific approach to any technical problem
Experience tuning signal processing to optimize system audio performance
Experience in transducer design
Fluent in at least one acoustic computer modeling tool (e.g. Pspice, FEA, WinISD, etc.)
Fluent in at least one computer based acoustic measurement system (Audio Precision, MLSSA, Smaart, etc.)
Familiar with Matlab
Excellent verbal & written communication skills, comfortable with reading and writing detailed technical specifications
Passion for sound quality and experience with critical listening
Musician or sound contractor
Track record to innovate and stretch the envelope of the current state of the art
Knowledge of electronic amplifier design, behavior and constraints.
Experience in working with off-shore manufacturing & vendors
Non-linear modeling, measurement and analysis
Experience in program management (MS Project, etc.)
5+ years of direct product development experience
Experience with contract manufacturing and far-east vendors


B.Sc. in an appropriate technical discipline (EE, ME or Physics.) M.Sc. preferred.

Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (; and (2) its Supplements ( Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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About Bose Corp.

100 The Mountain Road
Framingham, MA 01701

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