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Product Manager, Digistar

Salt Lake City, UT

Summary

Digistar, from Evans & Sutherland, is the fastest-selling digital planetarium in the world, offers fulldome video playback, real-time computer graphics, and a complete 3D digital astronomy package in a fully integrated digital theater system. Hundreds of planetariums, museums, science centers, educational institutions of all levels use Digistar to inspire and enlighten guests of all ages and interests. Digistar users span the globe and we’re proud of the incredible diversity they represent.

We are looking for a passionate, hands-on Product Manager to join our Digistar development team. You will help drive the product strategy, development, and delivery of the Digistar software and hardware. You must be able to communicate a clear understanding of the product and its requirements to both internal stakeholders, and external customers. You must plan and execute the product roadmap from concept and product development, through manufacturing, installation, and on-going customer support.

 

Responsibilities
  • Defines new product requirements and specifications
  • Acts as the primary technical liaison with the marketplace to evaluate the needs and expectations for the product.
  • Provides technical leadership to the product development team including hardware and software design, design reviews, integration, product testing, maintenance and documentation.
  • Works closely with Digistar Software Engineering Manager, Support Manager and Manufacturing department.
  • Prepares, analyzes and updates development schedules and budgets.  Responsible to meet development budgets, schedules and target gross margins.
  • Ensures products are developed in accordance with quality assurance standards.
  • Assess and quantify product change impact on existing customers.
  • Design and engineer product upgrade requirements.
  • Works with subcontractors and contract manufacturers to insure they provide quality products on time.
  • Works with third party software vendors to have their software support the unique features and requirements of the product.
  • Provides engineering support and communicates product information to Sales and Marketing and Program Management teams.
Requirements
  • BS or advanced degree in a technical field or equivalent experience; MBA is a plus
  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience with a background in product management or similar
  • Familiarity with 3D systems and computer graphics preferred, but not required
  • Strong organization, project management, and communication skills
  • Ability to produce and conduct presentations, including technical details, to management and customers
  • Knowledge and background in astronomy and planetarium field preferred, but not required
  • Occasional regional and international travel is required

Project Engineer, Structures

Chadds Ford, PA

Summary

Spitz Inc., a subsidiary of Evans & Sutherland located in Chadds Ford, PA, is the world’s leading provider of dome projection screens with over 1,500 installation on six continents.

Spitz domes are the first choice for the world’s large format film theaters, planetariums, and attractions.  Prestigious clients such as The Griffith Observatory, Disney, IMAX, Zeiss, Universal Studios and The Alder Planetarium choose Spitz immersive screens for their unmatched surface characteristics and structural quality.

Spitz strict attention to detail results in superior optical performance, dome acoustics, structural strength, and tolerances compared to other dome manufacturers.

We are looking for an experienced, passionate, hands-on Project Engineer to join our Spitz Dome engineering team.

You will help to develop and execute state of the art planetarium display systems, modular structural frame domes and immersive dome structures.  Many of these are one-of-a kind structural designs that require our engineers to work closely with clients to ensure that every aspect of the final display meet with the client’s demanding standards

Responsibilities
  • Designs mechanical systems and dome structures. Structures can be spherical, cylindrical, toroidal, etc.
  • Prepares architectural, mechanical, and electrical documents for new and existing planetariums and related equipment.
  • Creates and maintains bills of material, specifications, and detailed drawings for comprehensive product designs.
  • Meets with team and customers via phone, e-mail, and face-to-face meetings.
Requirements

BS in mechanical engineering and at least three years related experience.  Prefer experience with structural analysis and construction/architectural experience.

Knowledge of:

  • Mechanical engineering principles
  • Architectural and engineering drafting practices and procedures
  • Symbols and terminology used in architectural and engineering documentation

Skill in:

  • CAD drafting – in-house system is Key Creator
  • 3D visualization and drafting
  • Computer usage, Office suite including Excel VBA
  • Organization

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively with team and customers via phone, e-mail, and face-to-face meetings
  • Prepare accurate 2D and 3D CAD models
  • Prepare accurate, concise, and orderly documentation
  • Review architectural drawings and incorporate planetarium systems once understood
  • Track and document changes throughout the design process
  • Work independently with moderate supervision
  • Manage multiple projects

Software QA Engineer, Digistar

Salt Lake City, UT

Summary

Digistar, from Evans & Sutherland, is the fastest-selling digital planetarium in the world, offers fulldome video playback, real-time computer graphics, and a complete 3D digital astronomy package in a fully integrated digital theater system. Hundreds of planetariums, museums, science centers, educational institutions of all levels use Digistar to inspire and enlighten guests of all ages and interests. Digistar users span the globe and we’re proud of the incredible diversity they represent.

We are looking for a passionate, hands-on QA Engineer to join our Digistar development team. You will help to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality.  You will work from product requirements and perform system testing assignments using standardized practices and procedures.  You will develop plans, procedures and processes for system testing, including product acceptance test procedures.  Some software development may be required. You must exercise directed creativity and show initiative and ability to work independently.

 

Responsibilities
  • Creates test plans, test processes, test matrices, and test cases based upon software product requirements and design.
  • Executes test procedures, submits defect reports, and writes test reports based upon the testing process.
  • Assists in the development of documentation for use in systems manuals, in-house documentation, and preparation of technical procedures according to established standards.
  • Maintains and enhances knowledge of software testing techniques, including the use of automated testing.
  • Generates formal acceptance test procedures for customer delivery of Evans & Sutherland products based upon requirements.
  • Interfaces with customers and customer support department to verify and reproduce reported problems with delivered software.
  • Helps customers resolve problems when possible.
  • Creates ‘tech notes’ for commonly asked questions and issues.
  • Performs regular software builds on which to perform tests.
  • Creates ‘release notes’ for new versions.
  • Enters software defect reports into the software bug tracking system.
  • Interfaces with engineering staff to facilitate bug fixes and enhance tests as software evolves.
Requirements
  • Associates degree in math, computer science or technology, or equivalent experience is required.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must have good writing and communication skills.
  • A working knowledge of software development processes, software quality assurance, software testing, knowledge of astronomy, projection systems, video technology, or 3D graphics are desired.

Web and Digital Media Specialist

Salt Lake City, UT

Summary

Evans & Sutherland, a world leader in immersive visual display, is seeking a qualified Web and Digital Media Specialist to join our marketing team. In this position, you will support E&S marketing by developing web content and other media needed to effectively promote products and services related to immersive dome theaters. A deep understanding of web design and content management is needed, with additional specialties in graphic design, social media, and marketing. The qualified employee will work closely with the marketing team and product managers to create company web and social media presence, advertisements, digital and print campaigns, and other marketing content as needed.

Responsibilities
  • Maintain website, including regular updates and creation of original content for all company web presence.
  • Coordinate web implementation of digital content such as website, blogs, press releases, newsletters, infographics, videos etc.
  • Support web marketing with regular improvement and optimization of the overall web presence, including leadership and guidance for digital user experience.    
  • Support and implement digital marketing campaigns.
  • Update social media and recommend SM strategies.
  • Recommend strategy and support company SEO and SEM.
  • Understand and communicate web requirements across sales and marketing teams.
Requirements
  • BSc degree in Marketing, Digital media or relevant field
  • 5 years’ experience as Digital Media Specialist or similar role
  • Experience in WordPress is required
  • Experience in web design and content management
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and other media creation software
  • Keen understanding of web marketing, branding, and marketing strategy
  • Good communications skills and team player
  • Candidates with experience in SEO, SEM will be favored
  • Graphic design skills a plus – prepare to share portfolio of graphic design and web creation

EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

TO APPLY: Send resume to Staffing@es.com

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, it is the policy of Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation and Spitz, Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by state or federal laws.