Careers at Apogee

Apogee Electronics

Apogee is a leading developer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming and voice over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA and founded in 1985, Apogee is recognized globally as an innovator and industry leader in professional and consumer audio.

We offer:

High energy, creative environment
Competitive salary package
Full benefits
401(k) plan
Opportunity for growth!

Most Apogee staff members are musicians or have an extensive background in video, live performance, or the professional recording industry.  We are a team of creative professionals who share a passion for excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Our sunny Santa Monica office features a fully built-out studio for recording, live streaming, and live events which is available to the staff to further their craft, experiment, and enjoy on off-hours.

If you are passionate about your profession (or have a passion and would like a profession!) we are interested in you.

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Sales Specialist

Apogee Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming, and voice-over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA, and was founded in 1985. Throughout Apogee’s 37-year history, they have consistently created innovative and award-winning technology recognized globally as an industry leader in professional and consumer audio. Apogee has been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY and OSCAR winning performances by today’s most successful artists.

 

Most Apogee staff members are musicians or have an extensive background in video, live performance, or the professional recording industry.  We are a team of creative professionals who share a passion for excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Our sunny Santa Monica office features a fully built-out studio for recording, live streaming, and live events which is available to the staff to further their craft, experiment, and enjoy on off-hours.


The Sales Specialist position will be a member of a team responsible for Apogee’s relationship with distributors, retailers,  and high- profile end-users and is tasked with providing growth and positive customer experiences. You will be required to identify, prospect, and acquire new end-user business by developing the indirect channel.  The Sales Associate will play a key role in expanding Apogee’s brand recognition, market share, and e-commerce strategy. 


Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated self-starter, obsessed with driving results

  • Customer-focused

  • Exceptional communicator with a love for public speaking

  • Passion for music creation and high-quality audio

  • Flexible and able to thrive and adapt to constantly changing environments

  • Highly organized

  • Knowledge and background in professional audio systems including recording, live sound, and broadcast


Technical Acumen

  • Understand underlying Apple and Windows technology, interface protocols, hardware and software software.

  • Familiarized with popular DAWs such as Logic Pro X, Garageband, Pro Tools, Ableton LIve, and Cubase

  • Direct experience working in a professional audio recording studio environment

  • High level of proficiency in Excel, Powerpoint and Apple Keynote

  • Helpful to be a musician with experience in recording

  • Knowledge and background of professional audio systems including recording, live sound and broadcast, post-production, 

  • Knowledge of content creation tools, online streaming software, as well as ‘work at home’ workflows.

  • Working knowledge of Applications / Plugins such as Source Connect, Audio Movers – Listen to

  • Working knowledge of Zoom, Meet, Skype, Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok, and Twitter. Twitch

  • Working knowledge of multichannel audio for video workflows, Final Cut, Adobe


Professional Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years in a professional sales role (Apple retail experience a plus)

  • 1-3 years in a B2B channel sales environment, music hardware, broadcast or consumer

  • Electronics experience preferred

  • Sales forecasting experience


Details

  • Office location Santa Monica, CA

  • This is an in-person, in-office position

  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

  • Job Type: Full-time


Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.


Apogee is a Santa Monica 2017 Grand Prize Sustainable Quality Award Winner and a member of the Green Business Certification Program. This job description doesn’t constitute a contract of employment and Apogee may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.


Please send cover letter and resume to hr@apogeedigital.com NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. We will only consider resumes submitted with a cover letter.


Apogee Electronics is NOT seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity


Software Engineer

Apogee Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming, and voice-over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA, and was founded in 1985. Throughout Apogee’s 37 year history, they have consistently created innovative and award-winning technology recognized globally as an industry leader in professional and consumer audio. Apogee has been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY and OSCAR winning performances by today’s most successful artists.

 

Most Apogee staff members are musicians or have an extensive background in video, live performance, or the professional recording industry.  We are a team of creative professionals who share a passion for excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Our sunny Santa Monica office features a fully built out studio for recording, live streaming, and live events which is available to the staff to further their craft, experiment, and enjoy on off hours.

 

Music and technology go hand in hand. As a Software Engineer with Apogee Electronics, you will have the opportunity to work first hand with the software and hardware that make award winning music. The Software Engineer will work with a cohort of talented and creative programmers who are self-motivated, innovative, and detail oriented. Ideally you will write clean and modern C++ code, amongst working with other programming languages. 

Requirements

  • 4+ years professional experience in software development

  • Strong C++ skills

  • Experience in OS X and Windows development

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

Responsibilities 

 

  • Forge and map out our roadmap and codebase evolutions.

  • Work on cross-platform background and UI processes involved in controlling Apogee hardware as well as plugins and interactions between them such as our Dual-Path technology

  • Work on Apogee iOS audio applications

  • Work on Apogee’s plugin products

  • Work on exciting new technologies

  • Work with programs such as JUICE and embedded Linux

 

Desired but not Required

  • Musician

  • Gamer

  • Podcaster 

  • YouTube content creator

  • Audio recording experience

  • Video production experience

 

 

Benefits and details: This in-office position Apogee offers a competitive salary package including a company 401(k) plan, health and dental insurance, a largely solar-powered office, fully built out studio and production office, the opportunity for growth and longevity, and most importantly a collaborative, friendly, and creative environment. 

 

We absolutely love our work and select the most talented and driven individuals to join our team. If you think you’ll bring something new to the mix, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@apogeedigital.com. We look forward to hearing from you! All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. 

 

Senior Embedded Linux Software Engineer

 

Apogee Electronics is looking for a firmware/software engineer with a strong background in embedded Linux real-time driver, kernel and application development. Experience in Xenomai or other realtime platforms highly desirable.

You will play a meaningful role in the development of Apogee’s next generation products, working closely with hardware and software designers as part of a small and agile design team.

You will help develop a real time audio platform on Linux, assist in board bringup of custom hardware, and help develop prototypes in order to prove key design concepts and identify technical constraints up front. You will work with audio application developers on the performance of the drivers and overall system, as well as hardware engineers on the hardware peripherals and physical interfaces on custom hardware designs.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years professional experience in software development and embedded systems engineering

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • Must have strong Linux kernel/driver level development experience

  • Strong C and C++ background

  • Understand optimizations and design trade-offs needed for real-time development

  • Experience with ARM and developing for SOC devices, Altera SOCs a plus

  • Low level programming of peripherals and interfaces, and experience with a variety of embedded MCU devices and toolsets desirable

  • Basic understanding of audio recording, digital audio workstation software, and audio interface hardware a plus

  • Audio application development or signal processing experience a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Hard working, enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work independently and on a team

  • Authorized to work in the US

Apogee Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of professional digital audio equipment based in Santa Monica, CA. We are a growing company with a reputation for award winning digital audio conversion systems.

Apogee Electronics is NOT seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity.

Job Type: Full-time

Please email your resume and cover letter to : hr@apogeedigital.com

DSP Firmware Engineer

 

Apogee is a leading developer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming and voice-over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA and founded in 1985. Apogee is recognized globally as an innovator and industry leader in professional and consumer audio.

 

As a Senior DSP Firmware Engineer, this individual will be a core member of our Development Team working with the software and analog hardware teams.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage DSP tasks/ initiatives in the analysis, design, development and delivery of software solutions as an individual contribute with advanced knowledge within discipline

  • Work closely with systems engineers to design and implement DSP algorithms to meet constraints for latency, memory size, and power consumption

  • Implement DSP firmware to map high-level algorithms from Matlab/C to architecture-specific code, utilizing features such as SIMD, vector processing, assembly code, and caches

  • Analyze system performance to identify areas for optimization and inform chip architectural designs such as core selection, hardware accelerators, or custom instruction sets.

  • Experience working with USB Audio class drivers, Thunderbolt drivers and iOS protocol.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science

  • +5 years of DSP firmware development 

  • Strong background in embedded software development using C/C++ and assembly languages.

  • Knowledge of MFI certification process

  • Experience with other areas of software development and software tools a plus (scripting, windows/mac OS app dev, iOS/Android app dev, MatLab, LabVIEW, etc

  • Experience with other tools and systems including: Linux, RTOS, Software debuggers such as gdb, Git

  • Good working knowledge of audio and acoustics

 

We offer:

  • High energy, creative environment

  • Competitive salary package

  • Full benefits

  • 401(k) plan

  • Opportunity for growth!

 

Many Apogee staff members are musicians and have an extensive background in the professional audio and recording industry, including sound engineering and producing.

If you are passionate about your profession (or have a passion and would like a profession!) we are interested in you.

 

Job Type: Full-time, On site   

Please email cover letter and resume to: hr@apogeedigital.com

 

Senior Accountant - Part-Time

 

Apogee Electronics is a leading designer and manufacturer of products for audio recording in the music, film, digital streaming, and voice-over industries. Based in Santa Monica, CA, and was founded in 1985. Throughout Apogee’s 37-year history, they have consistently created innovative and award-winning technology recognized globally as an industry leader in professional and consumer audio. Apogee has been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY and OSCAR-winning performances by today’s most successful artists.

 

The Accountant will ensure the purchase orders and sales order entries. 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Monthly Financial Closing, Reporting and GL Maintenance

  • Ensure the monthly closing process is complete on time including preparing account reconciliations and analysis, closing schedules, and producing financial statements.

  • Preparation of the monthly and quarterly board package submitted to the CEO.

  • Provide a monthly analytical review of the unusual revenue and expense transactions and appropriate accounting treatment.

  • Prepare analysis and explanation of notable fluctuation in current month’s operating expenses versus prior month/prior year/budget.

  • Maintain monthly reconciliation schedules, including accruals, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, and depreciation.

  • Review general ledger activities and balances; prepare monthly account analysis and recompilation.

  • Ensure physical & book inventory match or or detail variance

  • Review increasing expenses (example: shipping)

     

Maintain Well-Documented Accounting Policies in Accordance with GAAP; create and improve existing Standard Operating Procedures

 

 

Details

  • Office location Santa Monica, CA

  • This is an in-person, in-office position

  • Job Type: Part-time

 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

 

Apogee is a Santa Monica 2017 Grand Prize Sustainable Quality Award Winner and a member of the Green Business Certification Program. This job description doesn’t constitute a contract of employment and Apogee may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@apogeedigital.com NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. We will only consider resumes submitted with a cover letter.

 

Apogee Electronics is NOT seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity