Senior Electronic / Hardware Engineer

Research and Development Shenzhen, China


Description

Senior Electronic / Hardware Engineer

Location

Shenzhen, China

Summary

  • Inside a small & reactive cross-functional product engineering team dedicated to licensing projects, you have the responsibility of all the Electronic topics for the Asian projects.
  • You work on all project phases, from very early pre-studies to the industrialisation stage.
  • You share the same overall goal as the full team: bring Devialet technologies and know-how to a wide range of products to ensure company's growth: Home Speakers (smart, soundbars, portable,...), Professional studio and Public Address speakers, TVs, Smartdisplays, Smartphones and Tablets, Computers (laptop, all-in-one), accessories Automotive and also Headphones. These products can be positioned on a wide range of customers (OEM/ODM, international brands), active on a wide range of markets: electronic, social media, luxury, audio, internet, …
  • You enjoy great autonomy and responsibility: you are responsible for the good execution of the technical tasks related to the electronic, as well as for the technical communication with the clients.
  • You do most of the work by yourself in Shenzhen within the local team, and you have the full support of the Electronic Hardware team in Paris.

Key role

  • In early project phases (pre-sales), you - 
    • interact with the clients to understand their needs, analyse their requirements, and understand the key features and technical specificities of their products.
    • interact with Devialet's Teams in Paris to ensure that all key requirements for audio quality are respected.
    • prepare demonstration set-up to ensure that the demonstrations made to the customers are done with the highest quality standard.
    • ensure very good technical communication between the customer and Devialet's team. For that, you need to speak perfect English and Chinese.
    • visit, audit and select suppliers, ODMs, OEMs.
    • ensure the bring-up of the client’s PCB so that the DSP and Software engineers can work on it.
    • ensure fast communication with the critical components manufacturers.
  • In project design phases (contract signed), you - 
    • help the client to validate the samples, and reach its targets milestones.
    • interact with the ODM/OEM whenever needed.
    • perform schematics and layout reviews.
  • In the product industrialization stage, you - 
    • help the customers applying Devialet standards to test and validate the prototypes.
    • ensure a very fast and smooth technical communication between the customers and the Paris engineering teams.
  • In addition to the core Electronic tasks, you must be able to have a wide understanding of the other tasks (SW, DSP, acoustics, project management, product design), to ensure a smooth integration within the team, and a great communication capacity to ensure smooth and fast communication with the clients.
  • You are autonomous and able to understand the key aspects of audio engineering for a wide range of product categories.

Key technical skills

  • Architecture design and component selection
  • Excellent knowledge of board development (Schematics, Layout)
  • Knowledge of embedded software (MCU, SoC)
  • Prototype brings up
  • Performance and feature validation and formalization
  • Audio measurements with Audio Precision.
  • Good know-how and experience in audio product electronic measurements, validation tests, and manufacturing

Key soft skills

  • Language: Fluent in English & Chinese
  • Motivated by audio products, willing to learn
  • Willingness to work remotely from Shenzhen in a French company with HQ in Paris
  • Reactive & Flexible
  • Hard-working
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel
  • Autonomy
  • Passionate by sound and music

Experience

  • Engineering Master degree or equivalent
  • From 5 to 10 years of experience in electronic audio development.