Project Engineer, Audio Electronics Design in Niles, IL

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Shure   •  

Niles, IL 60714

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


8 - 10 years

Posted 34 days ago

This person works on project teams that design and implement low-noise analog and digital circuitry in high-fidelity audio processing equipment. May perform maintenance-of-line (MOL)work as needed. May assist with the development of lower-level Engineers


  • Designs audio and power supply circuitry that meet the desired performance, cost, and time-to-market requirements of the product being developed
  • Helps in the selection, design, and layout of digital hardware including microprocessors, clocks, memory, and logic.
  • Integrates circuit blocks on complex designs by working closely with RF/Wireless, mechanical, and digital hardware engineers.
  • Participates on cross-functional teams including members from Mechanical Engineering, Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Layout, Software Development, Corporate Quality, and Marketing to help satisfy the requirements of the overall design.
  • Performs audio quality testing on products being developed, which includes conducting bench test and listening test evaluations of prototypes.
  • Prepares and provides supporting design documentation, including design specifications, tuning procedures, experimental results, design options, tradeoffs, and reasoning for the final design choice.
  • Support production testing and manufacturing.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience using skills as a seasoned, experienced professional in low-noise analog/digital signal processing circuitry and power supply design.
  • Experience implementing switch-mode power supplies, AD/DA conversion, and integrated and discrete amplifiers and filters.
  • Experience as an essential design team member carrying a product design from concept through production.
  • Experience using analog simulation tools
  • Experience meeting Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI), Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC), and Electro-Static Discharge (ESD) government performance standards.
  • Has a full understanding of industry practices and/or company policies and procedures.
  • Able to work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data or situations requires evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions for difficult assignments and of diverse scope.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment.
  • Experience with Li-ion battery and charging circuitry development highly desired
  • Interest in and experience working with professional audio equipment is highly desired.

Valid Through: 2019-10-7