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Senior Engineer - Sound System

Company: Alpine Electronics of America, Inc.
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Sound Systems Senior Engineer is responsible for creating and implementing strategies to improve Alps Alpine's brand image in sound technology in addition to supporting current or new sound systems business with OEM Customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and provide direction on future Automotive OEM and Alps Alpine Brand sound system product definition and intellectual property growth areas
  • Build relationships with Alps Alpine Brand Sales Partner and Automotive OEM Customer sound system technology experts
  • Lead two or more technology development projects to achieve business growth, such as Active Road Noise Cancellation, Portable Speaker System, or Vehicle Specific Subwoofer Design
  • Hands-on testing of sound system performance in laboratory and vehicles
  • Write detailed internal and external specifications for component and system performance
  • Work with other global Alps Alpine sound system experts, local fabrication team, and outside resources to build and demonstrate bench-top or vehicle-based technology proof of concept demonstrations
  • Support automotive OEM RFI/RFQ sales promotion activities through presentation material creation and meetings with customers
  • Interact with internal global counterparts in Asia and Europe
  • Contribute ideas for innovative products and feature enhancements.
  • This opportunity is in our Auburn Hills, MI facility
  • This position will occasionally drive for company business.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in acoustic, electrical, or mechanical engineering preferred plus 6 years of experience in the automotive industry; Or a Master of Science degree with 4 years similar experience; Or equivalent on-the-job experience.

A valid U.S. driver's license and auto insurance are required during employment in this position.

Critical Skills and Abilities

  • Deep understanding of acoustic and sound system technology and execution
  • Hands-on testing skills and ability to use sophisticated test software
  • Ability to complete Audio and ANC equalization tuning
  • An ability to critically analyze and evaluate customer specifications and requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Class-D and Class-AB amplifier electronics
  • Knowledge of speaker transducer design and construction
  • Knowledge of speaker housing design, porting, and construction
  • Knowledge of Audio DSP algorithms, including active noise cancellation
  • Knowledge of wireless audio transmission protocols such as Bluetooth and WiSA

Summary of Benefits and EEO statement

Alps Alpine offers competitive salaries with a great work environment. Our comprehensive employee benefits package includes:

  • PPO Health Benefits (medical/dental/vision) Effective on Start Date
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Opportunity for Annual Bonuses
  • Generous PTO and Holiday Schedule
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Product Purchase Discounts
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • Life, AD&D, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurances

Alps Alpine values its members as individuals and is committed to forming an energetic and attractive company where the quality of work is enhanced.

Alps Alpine, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Alpine to consider all job applications on the basis of merit without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.

Keywords: Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., Detroit , Senior Engineer - Sound System, Other , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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