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

QA Engineer

- Grass Valley


Description:

Tests software and hardware, maintains bug database, develops test procedures and maintains the QA Lab. This position requires an individual to possess an in depth knowledge of existing and upcoming video standards; and a deep understanding of customer’s facility architectures and the use of products within those facilities. Position is full-time working out of our Grass Valley Facility.

Required Skills and Background:

  • Ability to develop and build software/firmware to aid in the development process, including the testing of new features, as well as bug fixes.
  • Experience in maintain bug database including entry, assignment, updating and closing of bugs.
  • Experience assisting in the testing of new software and hardware as it is developed.
  • Experience interfacing with developers to aid in the development of products and provide feedback based upon testing.
  • Strong ability to work as part of a team, including but not limited to working with Product Management to; investigate issues reported from the Technical Support Group, create and verify technical information, help maintain third party relationships which could include external hardware manufacturers, external software developers, and external customers.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to author structured and repeatable test plans.
  • Experience designing test harnesses and architecture in a QA context.
  • Experience writing structured regression tests for software/firmware to determine that previously functioning features are still functioning properly.
  • Experience in the development of metrics to determine when product is ready to be released, including assisting Product Managers with the beta test cycle.
  • Experience creating testing automation through the use of scripting languages, and standard tools.
  • BA/BS Degree with 5+ years of experience in a related field, or 10 years of experience in related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of video software and hardware.
  • Understand networking -- TCP/IP layers, routing and addressing/sub-netting.
  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages.
  • Competent with Waveform monitors, test signal generators (both audio and video), and oscilloscopes.
  • Knowledgeable of SMPTE standards and specifications.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing business needs and deadlines that may extend hours.
  • Willingness to adhere to company policies and support management decision and goals in a positive and professional manner.

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.