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

Senior Software Engineer

- Grass Valley

Required Skills and background
  • Extensive experience with C/C++ development on Linux
  • Experience developing kernel device drivers for Linux Operating System
  • Experience developing multi-threaded applications
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming, Design Patterns, Separation Of Concerns and general software engineering best practices.
  • Experience working with: Unix/Linux, Source Control tools – svn and git, and bug tracking tools.
Desired Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in software development for embedded systems – developing and using BSP’s cross compiling, and debugging
  • Experience with TCP/IP and network programming
  • 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 and Qt.
  • Requires an M.S. in Computer Science plus 4 years’ experience or B.S. in Computer Science plus 6 years’ experience.

Email resumes to: jobs@aja.com

IT Systems Administrator

- Grass Valley

Performs complex IT tasks under the general supervision of the Senior IT Staff. This includes assisting with the implementation, configuration, coordination, control, maintenance, and troubleshooting of all IT systems. Able to investigate and solve difficult IT issues. Proficient in IT automation.

Requirements:

  • Utilizing strong automation skills create automation of common system administration tasks.
  • Act as escalation point for help-desk issues. Work with senior staff as needed and document solutions to allow self-serve solutions to similar issues within the IT department as well as company-wide.
  • Assist the Senior IT Staff with a wide range of system administration duties including install, debug, maintain, and upgrade software and hardware.
  • Assist with the testing and deployment of software and hardware upgrades to the server infrastructure, and internal end user equipment.
  • Assist with the monitoring of all servers, applications, and services using a combination of tools to ensure high availability, reliability, and efficiency.
  • Proactively monitor and maintain automated backups.
  • Manage and troubleshoot networks, intranet and internet connectivity throughout the organization.
  • Proactively monitor and maintain all security measures for servers and internal networks and immediately report any issues to the senior IT staff.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging server tools and technologies including new security threats and counter-measures.
  • Train new systems administrators in company specific duties.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; capable of training users in applications and operating system fundamentals and writing detailed documentation.
  • Strong word processing and computer database skills.
  • Familiar with most operating system commands/utilities.
  • Excellent scripting and automation skills utilizing automation tools such as Puppet.
  • Strong Windows administration and general Linux skills with a strong understanding of Powershell.
  • 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.
  • Exhibit a professional, business like appearance and demeanor.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • AA Degree in computer science, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an IT systems administrator.

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.