Hardware Engineer

Hardware Engineer – Grass Valley

Applies hardware engineering principles and analysis to the design, development and implementation of professional digital video products and systems.


  • Provide analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of hardware for products.
  • Develop test strategies, devices, and systems.
  • Perform stress and performance tests on a variety of electronic hardware including circuit boards, processors and wiring.
  • Define product level test and simulation strategies.
  • Provide technical support to project team members.
  • Generally leads a group of hardware engineers.
  • Design, plan, and coordinate work teams.
  • Use extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Evaluate and recommend tools.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Strong understanding and experience with a variety of hardware engineering concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Able to support and drive activities of other technical staff.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities.
  • Comfortable in making independent decisions for solutions of complex problems.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing business needs and deadlines that may extend work hours.

Education and Experience:

  • Typically requires MSEE combined with 6+ years of related experience, or BSEE combined with 8+ yrs related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This is a full-time position with competitive pay and benefits. The base salary for this position is $84,052-206,907. This range reflects base salary only, and does not include additional compensation or benefits. Individual base pay is determined by various factors such as relevant experience, education, training and skills, and the scope and responsibilities of the position.

Email resumes to: jobs@aja.com

Life at AJA

A career at AJA Video Systems will be unlike any other you’re exploring. You’ll be challenged and inspired with creative design opportunities working in a beautiful Sierra Foothills location on a campus designed to facilitate learning, teamwork and innovation with products that are changing the broadcast and media landscape. Our location in Grass Valley is a paradise for people who enjoy the outdoors – hiking, fishing, white water rafting and kayaking, skiing, or camping.

We look for people interested in turning ideas into real products. Our products facilitate video and movie productions. We want people who are creative, out-of-the-box thinkers and who are tenacious problem-solvers.

The nearby Yuba is considered one of the most beautiful rivers in California. We are located an hour from Lake Tahoe, an hour from Sacramento, and about two hours from the Bay Area. Grass Valley also hosts multiple music festivals and is home for numerous artists, writers and musicians. Nevada City, our sister city, was recently voted one of the top ten small towns in the U.S. We have excellent schools including numerous charter schools that appeal to specific talents and interests of our community’s families.

Our Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and have a full range of benefits which include multiple health plan options, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, 125 Flexible Spending Accounts, and matching 401(k) plan.