Open Positions

at AJA Video Systems

Join the team

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.

Open Positions

Senior Hardware Engineer

- Grass Valley

Design, develop, and verify FPGA and board designs for AJA PC-cards and AJA embedded systems.

Design responsibilities include design of complex, multi-million gate FPGAs (Xilinx and Altera); logic simulation; static timing analysis and floor planning.

Requirements:

  • Strong Verilog background.
  • Experience with industry standard simulators
  • Extensive FPGA Synthesis background
  • Background in high speed digital board design
  • 5 -10 years of experience with a Bachelors or Masters Degree in related field

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Design Experience with standard interfaces such as: PCIe, HDMI, DDR2/3, DVI, FireWire
  • Broadcast Video knowledge
  • Understanding of SMPTE standards
  • Background in the design video interfaces: SDI/HDSDI, Component, Composite
  • Hardware, firmware and software integration
  • Understanding of Professional and Consumer Audio standards

Email resumes to: jobs@aja.com

Hardware Engineer

- Grass Valley

Design, develop, and verify FPGA and board designs for AJA PC-cards and AJA embedded systems.  Design responsibilities include design of FPGAs (Xilinx and Altera) and board design.

Requirements:

  • Understanding of HDLs such as Verilog or VHDL
  • Understanding of Computer architectures
  • Circuit design concepts
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in related field

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Understanding of High speed circuit design
  • Understanding of Signal Integrity and Transmission Line concepts
  • Understanding Digital Signal Processing concepts

Email resumes to: jobs@aja.com

Software Engineer

- Grass Valley

Required Skills and background
  • Extensive hands-on experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and cross-browser coding practices.
  • Extensive hands-on experience HTTP, AJAX, JSON, REST, C++ and server-side processing.
  • Experience with Prototype, DOJO and/or other Javascript libraries.
  • Understanding of cross-site scripting (XSS) and other client-side vulnerabilities.
  • Extensive experience in cross-browser development techniques, strategies and debugging.
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming, Design Patterns, Separation Of Concerns and general software engineering best practices.
  • Experience working with: Unix/Linux, Source Control tools, MVC Frameworks and bug tracking tools.

Desired Skills
  • Solid foundation in user interface design and interaction.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with video formats and signaling
  • Experience with video test equipment: Waveform monitors, signal generators, and oscilloscopes.
  • Inter-process communication, and multi processing applications.
  • Experience with STL and STL extender libraries such as Boost.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/ related subject matter or equivalent work experience.

Email resumes to: jobs@aja.com

Electronics Technician III

- Grass Valley

Required Skills and Background:

  • Ability to perform preliminary pre-burn-in test on incoming assemblies.
  • Ability to perform post burn in test and alignment.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and repairing failed assemblies.
  • Ability to evaluate product for Quality Control standards.
  • Experience in diagnosing failures of returned products.
  • Ability to assist other high level technicians with complex high level technical issues and support lower level technicians with technical knowledge.
  • Experience performing tests on prototype boards.
  • Ability to accurately record and track material.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least two (2) years post-secondary education in electronics or related equivalent experience.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in a position with similar responsibility for trouble shooting and diagnosing component level issues on complex products in the video or electronics industry.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good understanding of database and MS Office applications.
  • Ability to use standard electronics test equipment.
  • Ability to perform standard surface mount soldering for repairing failed assemblies.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at all organization levels; ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical ability with active listening skills.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing business needs and deadlines.
  • Possess a work ethic that includes neatness, punctuality, and accuracy.
  • Willingness to adhere to company policies and support management decision and goals in a positive, professional manner.

Email resumes to: jobs@aja.com

Product Management Coordinator

- Grass Valley


Description:

Provide high-level administrative support to the Product Management (PM) group. Assist with general organization and coordination of PM efforts. Provides a central communication point to/from the PM group to other areas of the company, including marketing, sales, and order entry. Assists PM group with calendaring deliverables, including follow-up, and updating databases and internal paperwork.

Requirements:

  • Experience with professional/corporate environments, roles, responsibilities and norms.
  • Ability to stay on top of details and thrive in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
  • Strong reading and comprehension abilities, plus outstanding in-person, verbal, phone and written communication skills, with an ability to synthesize a large amount of information to provide regular and meaningful updates and summaries.
  • Excellent interpersonal and active listening skills, and proactive follow up capabilities.
  • Ability to accurately track multiple projects, milestones and deliverables, including proactive follow-up, status reports and updating databases and documentation, with an ability to triage unexpected outcomes or other challenges.
  • Strong aptitude for prioritizing incoming requests while maintaining strong communication to keep those involved apprised of the status.
  • Ability to interface across multiple teams, both internally and externally to gather information and accomplish objectives.
  • Ability to facilitate inter-departmental communication, including via email, and internal databases for the PM team.
  • Experience with coordinating the production of marketing and training materials, whitepapers, packaging, and other deliverables.
  • Strong computer skills across macOS and PC, including File/Data Management, KeyNote, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and basic database experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in relevant position.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • A.S. degree in business
  • Experience working with an international customer base.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and with a sense of ownership.

Email resumes to: jobs@aja.com

Our Story

AJA develops an extensive range of solutions for the professional video and audio market, from conversion devices to I/O solutions, digital recorders, cameras and more.

Behind every AJA product is a passionate team committed to bringing professionals high quality gear that won’t disappoint in the field. Hear about AJA’s dedicated crew, and the process that goes into developing each product in Grass Valley.

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) plans.

 

Perks

Admission into locally sponsored events, company picnics with huge giveaways, local walking trails near campus, centrally located, softball teams, full kitchen, unlimited specialty coffee, and great fellow co-workers to name a few.