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Open Positions

at AJA Video Systems

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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

Manufacturing Engineer

- Grass Valley


Description:

This position is responsible for developing and implementing optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Working closely with manufacturing, test areas, and contract manufacturers, this person interfaces directly with design engineering on new products, and reviewing and making recommendations for tooling and process requirements to improve quality, reduce costs, or both. Maintains records and procedures for compliance certifications. This particular position is heavily focused on manufacturing equipment support, compliance records, handling and prepping for compliance inspections, and defecting material inspections and returns.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in transitioning new products into manufacturing and monitoring the quality of existing products.
  • Commitment to quality, with strict attention to detail, precision, accuracy and thoroughness in approaching the manufacturability of new products.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to write in such a manner so that it is easily understood and interpreted by those in manufacturing and engineering.
  • Effective interpersonal skills that generate trust, collaboration, open two-way communication. Demonstrated ability to develop and generate team momentum, enthusiasm, and camaraderie to achieve maximum team performance.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills so as to develop and maintain realistic schedules and maximize resources to achieve productivity and quality.
  • Actively spends time and energy to learn new approaches, tools and methodologies to stay abreast of new developments in field.
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to identify, evaluate alternatives, risks and consequences before making recommendations or decisions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high volume as well as low volume electronics and mechanical assembly techniques.
  • Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, Access or FileMakerPro.
  • Experienced in the developing and maintaining compliance processes and documentation.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Manufacturing Engineer.

Desired Experience:

  • B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering, or other Engineering discipline or an equivalent combination of education and 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 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

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and have a full range of benefits which include three 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.

 

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