Bose Principal Software Engineer (Windows C#/C++ Superstar) in Framingham, Massachusetts

Job Description

Bose Professional is looking for a high performing Software Engineer that can be an individual contributor, project lead, and/or software architect for Desktop Software Applications. We are looking for a person that has the highest of code and product quality standards with an equally high standard for software design, maintainability, and best practices.

You will be tasked to work on a small but tight knit team of Software, Firmware, DSP, SQA, Automation Test Engineers to develop best in class professional audio software applications used to design, configure, commission, or control Bose's professional audio amplifiers and DSP's that will drive our award-winning loudspeakers.

The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. This person will not only be able to influence product and development direction through leadership responsibilities but also through collaboration and relationship/consensus building. Versatility in the candidate is key, since you may be working on anything from a PC application, such as Modeler or ControlSpace Designer, to a mobile application, such as ControlSpace Remote. You will need to work with Product Marketing and SQA to understand customer needs to synthesize and refine product requirements to create elegant, intuitive, innovative, and high quality products. You will represent technical needs and capabilities to Product Marketing, Program Management, and Senior Management.

Required Skills:

  • Windows application development using Microsoft or third party toolkits and services

  • Ability to code or learn multiple languages such as C++, C#

  • Objected Oriented Design and Design Patterns

  • Multi-threaded or Multi-Core programming

  • Advanced debugging skills

  • Network programming

  • Source Code Configuration Management tools and practices

  • Expert understand Software Development Lifecycle

  • Able to work in backend, mid-layer, and user interface code

Other Skills (must be advanced in at least three):

  • Algorithms and Optimizations

  • Microsoft toolkits such as MFC, WPF, WinForms, WCF

  • Network communications and protocols

  • Cross platform frameworks/toolkits such as JUCE, Qt, OpenGL, OpenMP, OpenCL

  • Large data visualization

  • Distributed or Parallel Computing

  • Hardware Interface Programming Experience (USB, Serial, etc.)

Responsibilities :

  • Creation of software architecture and design documentation

  • Creation of software unit test

  • Development to support white box testing

  • Promote software development best practices


  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or related field + 8 - 15 years' experience

  • Agile software development experience

Delighters :

  • Musician

  • Front of House or Recording Engineer

  • Interest or knowledge in Professional Audio or video

  • Signal processing

  • Experience with 3D graphics

  • Experience managing third party contract houses

About Bose Professional

Bose Professional provides complete sound system solutions for venues ranging in size and sophistication from business music all the way up to engineered environments such as houses of worship, sports stadiums and concert halls. We design and develop exceptional and innovative hardware and software that supports the sound system from design to installation, commissioning to maintenance.

About Bose Corporation

Bose Corporation touches the lives of millions of people every day by offering quality sound solutions for community spaces from airports to restaurants, family spaces such as homes and automobiles, and private spaces via headsets and streaming audio. We strive to make the world sound better through innovation and creativity. Bose is an equal opportunity employer.


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