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Audio-Visual Product Engineer - RT

Absolute Opportunities
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
March 16, 2019


Audio-Visual Product Engineer - RT


The Audio-Visual Product Engineer is responsible for identifying, validating, developing, testing, and supporting new products for the Audio-Visual product lines. The Product Engineer will work closely with vendors, the in-house R&D department, product management group, sales engineering, and marketing teams worldwide to drive new product development and overall profitability.

Primarily Roles & Responsibilities

Works with suppliers and vendors to identify new products and technologies; conducts new product evaluation, testing, and qualification.

Defines and executes required engineering, design, and production validation testing (EVT, DVT, and PVT) and supports release activities throughout the launch process.

Responsible for interpreting required safety and regulatory certification requirements and collaborating with product development and/or vendor technical teams to ensure required features/functionality is implemented along with review/approval of certification agency reports.

Prepares and delivers technical training to the organization supporting both technical and sales functions including pre-sales engineering and post-sales technical support.

Stay current with technologies and trends and incorporate this knowledge into products and solutions to solve customer problems.

Does competitive product analysis and testing; communicates competitive intelligence on features, value propositions, pricing to product managers.

Assists with creating product data sheets, brochures, application notes, use case diagrams, videos, and technical blogs.

Completes systems integration testing with other of our product lines and third party equipment.

Contribute to product planning and regular market technology review.

Acts as project manager for select subcontractors / manufacturing partners during development projects.

Assists with assessing customer contract quality requirements and the organization's capability to comply with requirements and ensuring that these requirements are flowed down to departments, suppliers, subcontractors and vendors.

Assists sales engineering and marketing with trade show product demo design, set-up, configuration and event presentations.

Utilize project management tools and techniques to organize priorities and document work/results

Provide required technical support for escalated product issues and liaise with vendors/partners as required to resolve


Demonstrated experience in computer networking, signal switching, and visualization technologies such as video processors, video distribution, digital signage and switches.

Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills with diverse stakeholders

Must be results driven and exhibit a high level of initiative, good business acumen, excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated organizational skills

Ability to read, interpret & generate product drawings and specifications

Possess both commercial and technical aptitude toward qualifying and validating products & processes

Solid teamwork traits and the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment

Experience with new product introduction project management process and techniques

Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple priorities

A genuine interest in advanced technology and an on-going desire to learn

Travel is required, up to 10%, primarily in North America with occasional international travel

Relocation Assistance Available



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Have you ever applied to Black Box before?

2. Do you have experience as a product engineer for audio-visual equipment.

3. identifying, validating, developing, testing, and supporting new AV product lines

4. CTS Certification Preferred

5. 3-5 years of experience as a product engineer working with product managers and doing product validation and testing.

6. 4 year degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Computer Science; experience within this industry may be substituted for candidates with an Associate’s degree

7. Salary Expectation:

8 Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

9. Complete Current Address?