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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

Field Systems Engineer

- New York City


Description:

Provide technical and sales support to end users and dealers for AJA’s entire product line. As a technical liaison, work closely with the Territory Manger to identify customer’s problems and come up with innovative solutions for their specific work flows. Provide training and support at events and presentations.

Required Skills and Background:

  • Strong technical skills and an ability to analyze work flows and suggest appropriate AJA technologies for product installations that may include complementary products from other manufacturers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups.
  • Effective skills in demonstrating products to individuals, small and large groups.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a partner with the Territory Manager.
  • Ability to balance technical and sales issues and communicate effectively with both technical and nontechnical clients.
  • Based from home office, and travel frequently as needed throughout assigned NE territory.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the broadcast or film-related industries.
  • Must be able to transport AJA equipment and travel to customers and various trade shows.

Education and Experience:

  • High level of technical knowledge of broadcast-related processes and technologies.
  • Related BA/BS or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Email resumes to: jobs@aja.com

Product Marketing Manager

- Grass Valley

As a core member of the marketing team, this position plays a key role in developing programs and strategies to support the company’s public facing efforts. Works closely with product management, marcomm, operations and engineering groups to ensure the organization has all the tools needed to achieve AJA’s marketing goals. Help define the go-to market plans for new product launches. Help manage the current marketing efforts including website content, sales presentations, technical documentation, and demonstration tools. Represent the company through customer visits, trade shows and press interviews.

Required Skills and Background:

  • Must have an in-depth understanding of the industry, including market segments, trends, business models, and workflows.
  • Experience in planning and executing industry events, e.g. NAB, IBC trade shows, working with AJA Events Manager.
  • Demonstrated experience taking products from concept to successful market acceptance.
  • Experienced in development of product marketing strategy, integrated marketing campaigns, product positioning and sales channel strategy and programs.
  • Excellent communication skills, including those of a public spokesperson dealing with large internal and external audiences, and the press.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Desired:

  • BS degree in a technical field. MBA highly desirable.
  • Ten (10) years experience in a relevant industry and in a similar position

Email resumes to: jobs@aja.com

Product Manager

- Grass Valley

This position drives the direction of future products as well as increasing the profitability of existing products through a deep understanding of our industry, and connection with customers. The successful person communicates with all areas of the company and works with engineering to define product release requirements, as well as managing engineering priorities against business needs. Works with marketing to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them to understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customers. Serves as an evangelist for AJA products, working with the sales channel and key customers. As the internal person responsible for all technical matters on their relevant product line, assists technical support and other departments with knowledge and specifications for products. Works with key partner companies to provide ongoing product support and development.

Required Skills and Background:

  • Possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; have a big-picture vision and drive to make the vision a reality.
  • Must have a strong technical understanding of product line for which one is responsible.
  • Thorough understanding of the professional video marketplace and the ability to conduct competitive analysis for both existing and new products.
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams from engineering, to technical support, marketing and sales.
  • Must think strategically and be able to identify new products, new applications and relationships for existing products, develop new partner relationships, and help design go-to-market plans.
  • Must possess strong analytical skills, demonstrated leadership qualities, and exhibit excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to travel globally to participate in conferences, trade shows, seminars, training programs, and visit existing and potential customers.

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business field
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the broadcast/video industries in a product manager role

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 speciality coffee, and great fellow co-workers to name a few.

 

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