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DTS, Inc. - Audio Solutions Engineer
Posted On: 2013-9-30
Location: San Diego, CA, USA
Reporting to the Director, Audio Solutions, the Audio Solutions Engineer, will work within the DTS Technology Organization on audio solutions/application engineering primarily involved in the design and implementation of customized solutions and customer support for released and beta DTS proprietary signal processing algorithms on various platforms.
The Audio Solutions Engineer, will be located in Los Gatos, CA and will have a key role in defining and implementing DTS’s audio solutions support to customers throughout the technology integration and certification processes. The candidate is expected to provide DTS customers with reliable technical solutions to the complex problems associated with integrating audio SDKs on various platforms.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
The Audio Solutions Team supports a diverse variety of technical solutions and programs built using DTS products. Typical tasks performed in this role include specific problem isolation and correction, user mode debugging, conducting application design and supportability reviews, performance optimization, troubleshooting, and porting/migration assistance, and pre-rollout testing.
The ideal candidate will be expected to work effectively in cross-functional groups, both within DTS as well with its customers. The candidate will be expected to provide technical support including product technical training onsite, as well as via telephone, and electronic media. Candidate must be able to manage hot issues by setting customer expectations, devising and implementing action plans, and professionally communicating to all parties involved.
The candidate will be supporting the initiatives and marketing efforts of DTS’s engineering, product development, groups. This includes preparing and presenting technical overviews to key prospective customers.
Required Education and Experience
•BA Engineering, BS or equivalent technical degree required
•Additional qualifications or demonstrable expertise in Product Management, would be a distinct advantage
•Ideally 5 years or more in technology development or applications engineering in a Systems Architecture or engineering design role
•Good working knowledge of C with solid understanding and experience in software development including good software design practices and software lifecycle management
•Experience and proficiency with digital audio workstation software such as ProTools, Nuendo, and/or Reaper is desirable
•Detailed knowledge and experience with consumer and pro-audio sound system hardware is desirable
•Experience working with and maintaining software-driven large multichannel sound systems are highly desirable
•Excellent communication and presentation skills preferably with experience authoring application notes and whitepapers
•Ability to work with both engineering and senior level management to define product development strategies for DTS products
•Experience as a technical lead is desirable
•Strong Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet).
•Well developed, detail oriented organizational skills
•Ability to travel domestically and internationally (20-30% travel anticipated)
Other Skills & Abilities
•C++ knowledge as well as frameworks such as Android, APOs, Windows 8/Linux, ARM/DSP architectures.
•Proven ability to work effectively in a multi-discipline, multinational environment
•Team oriented and able to work effectively as part of a team
•Willing to take initiative and operate independently when required
Please apply today http://www.dts.com!
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About DTS, Inc.
5220 Las Virgenes Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
Phone: +1 818 436 1000
Fax: +1 818 436 1999
DTS, Inc. (NASDAQ: DTSI) is a digital technology company dedicated to delivering the ultimate entertainment experience. DTS decoders are in virtually every major brand of 5.1-channel surround processor, and there are hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products available worldwide. A pioneer in multichannel audio, DTS technology is in home theater, car audio, PC and game console products, as well as DVD-Video, Blu-ray Disc, and Surround Music software. Founded in 1993, DTS’ corporate headquarters are located in Agoura Hills, California, with its licensing operations headquartered in Limerick, Ireland. DTS also has offices in Northern California, Washington, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For further information, please visit www.dts.com. DTS is a registered trademark of DTS, Inc.