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Senior Systems Validation Engineer

Bose

Bose

Framingham, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

You know the moment. It’s the first notes of that song you love, the intro to your favorite movie, or simply the sound of someone you love saying “hello.” It’s in these moments that sound matters most.

At Bose, we believe sound is the most powerful force on earth. We’ve dedicated ourselves to improving it for nearly 60 years. And we’re passionate down to our bones about making whatever you’re listening to a little more magical.

The engineering team at Bose is a thriving, passionate, deeply skilled team of professionals from a broad range of disciplines and experiences, who share a common goal—to create products that provide transformative sound experiences.

Job Description

About Bose

You know the moment. It's the first notes of that song you love, the intro to your favorite movie, or simply the sound of someone you love saying "hello". It's in these moments that sound matters most. At Bose, we believe sound is the most powerful force on earth. We've dedicated ourselves to improving it for nearly 60 years. And we're passionate down to our bones about making whatever you're listening to a little more magical.

About the Team

The Global Product Requirements and Verification team works cross-functionally to partner with global engineering and marketing teams to deliver new products with optimal design-to-mission and value to the end customer. This global team of subject matter experts provides input to define customer use cases, defines the product requirements and verification tests for reliability, durability, environmental exposure, and material performance and coordinates the product verification and validation activities with the engineering product development teams.

About the Role

The Senior Systems Validation Engineer (SVE) acts as the principal technical representative for validation activities, developing and executing the verification plans for all consumer electronics programs, ensuring that products are validated and certified to worldwide legal standards and Bose internal requirements prior to product shipment. The SVE is the principal technical representative for the validation activities, actively participating on multiple projects at a time to support completion of testing at global test locations. This includes creating and managing early product risk assessments, as well as developing and maintaining the verification plan. The SVE is responsible for reviewing the plan with the development teams and obtaining their agreement and coordinating of the execution of the verification plan across the Bose Product Assurance Engineering (PAE) functions. The SVE supports the other disciplines within PAE to ensure that all testing and certification plans are also defined and managed to assure a safe, reliable and compliant product.

About You

A successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills to ensure that global project team members are kept informed of testing status in timely manner. Strong system engineering technical skills are required in the analysis of test results, and for understanding the possible impact of changes of a design across all the development disciplines. This position may require developing new test requirements and procedures as new technologies are incorporated into products and as usage profiles expand.

This individual must possess an overall knowledge of Safety, EMC and Environmental & Mechanical testing processes. Strong technical project management and scheduling skills are required to collaborate with SMEs and Design Engineers to drive technical writing of the Verification Plan (VP) early in the project timeline to define the test methodology and acceptance criteria that will be used to approve the product.

The successful candidate will have strong project and people management skills, able to drive VP development and execution throughout the project timeline. Background in Reliability Engineering a plus. Candidates must demonstrate familiarity with all aspects and phases of engineering product development. Must be knowledgeable in the fundamentals of different manufacturing techniques. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong global team participation skills.

Your Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering is required; Masters preferred
  • Experience with testing of wireless products (Bluetooth, WiFi) and audio transducers
  • Experience with LIMS systems, project tracking and requirements management software is required. Experience with the following software is also preferred: MS Office / Project, PTC Windchill & Integrity, Atalassian JIRA and JAMA.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong documentation skills, close attention to detail and strong schedule management. Ability to oversee a global test team to ensure completion of testing
  • Demonstrated success at leading failure analysis, identifying risks to mission success and proposing comprehensive mitigation plans
  • 8 - 15 years’ experience with commensurate skills in managing the testing and/or validation of consumer/professional products
  • Systems engineering background or experience a plus
  • A passion for Audio/Music and or experience in the audio industry is strongly desired.
  • Our goal is to create an atmosphere where every candidate feels supported and empowered in the interviewing process. Diversity and inclusion are integral to our success, and we believe that providing reasonable accommodation is not only a legal obligation but also a fundamental aspect of our commitment to being an employer of choice. We recognize that individuals may have different needs and requirements based on their abilities, and we provide reasonable accommodations to ensure ideal conditions are met during the application process. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation, please send a note to wellbeing@bose.com

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Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf); and (2) its Supplements (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm). Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf. Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to Wellbeing@bose.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Our goal is to create an atmosphere where every candidate feels supported and empowered in the interviewing process. Diversity and inclusion are integral to our success, and we believe that providing reasonable accommodation is not only a legal obligation but also a fundamental aspect of our commitment to being an employer of choice. We recognize that individuals may have different needs and requirements based on their abilities, and we provide reasonable accommodations to ensure ideal conditions are met during the application process.

If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation, please send a note to wellbeing@bose.com