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 Professional is a dedicated group of engineers, product managers, technical support specialists, and customer service and sales teams that are focused on helping professional audio designers and consultants create more accurate, reliable and cost-effective solutions. For more than three decades, we've developed innovative loudspeakers, electronics and software to meet the needs of demanding p...rofessional applications.Bose Professional products are sold only through authorized pro-audio dealers, AV-system integrators and distributors. We provide substantial support for our distribution network, including product technical information, system design support and after-sale support. Bose sound is found throughout the world in performing arts centers, theaters, houses of worship, stadiums/arenas, restaurants, retail stores, corporate buildings and hospitality establishments.