Audio Transducer Engineer

3 days left

Location
Menlo Park, California
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Apr 24, 2019
Closes
Aug 24, 2019
Sector
Other
Job Role
Engineers
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Travel Required
Up to 25%
Minimum Experience Required
3 years
Degree Required
Doctorate
Manages Others?
No
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Audio Transducer Engineer, in Menlo Park, CA.

Summary: 
  • Design and specify transducers and related enclosures, ports or radiators. 
  • Collaborate with vendors to customize and optimize performance, mechanical features and testing of transducers. 
  • Multiphysics simulation of transducers and speaker systems using FEM and BEM tools. 
  • Present detailed data and design recommendations based on simulation and physical findings. 
  • Characterize and benchmark speaker performance using industry standard tools. 
  • Drive the vendors and internal teams to meet all reliability requirements. 
  • Evaluate and design-in new materials, components and technologies. 
  • Support bring up of new designs with limited international travel. 
  • Traveling roughly 25% or less (China/Possibly Europe). 
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Skills:     
  • 5+ years of relevant audio design work experience (Need at least 3+ years of recent transducer design experience specifically). 
  • Attention to detail and process driven. 
  • Has delivered transducer designs to mass production with aggressive schedules. 
  • Experience working on consumer hardware products. 
  • Demonstrated communication skills and experience working across disciplines to drive optimal solution. 
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Minimum Education:  
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Physics or equivalent practical experience. 
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Preferred Education: 
  • MS or PhD in Acoustics or equivalent. 
  • Experience collaborating with industrial design, mechanical engineering and other cross functional teams to develop the optimal acoustics architecture, design and integration for the product. 
  • Knowledge of DSP tuning methods, smart amplifiers, audio system architecture a plus. 
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