Audio Visual Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00000317-1
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2017
  • Recruiter: System Source
  • Location: Hunt Valley, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: AV, VC/UC & Networks
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Audio Visual Design Engineer

System Source—a leading IT and AV consulting and integration firm in the Baltimore-Washington area—seeks a seasoned Audio Visual Design Engineer. This position requires extensive knowledge of the commercial audio visual market and the ability to design and document systems.  The Audio Visual Design Engineer will provide sales support and project engineering services by assisting with client need analysis, system design, proposal generation, labor estimation, shop drawing creation, system testing and configuration. 


  • Support Account Executives with customer need analysis/site surveys

  • Participate in project meetings with clients, architect and other stakeholders

  • Generate preliminary system design

  • Create bill of materials, labor estimates and scope of work narrative for proposals

  • Generate and manage project documentation, including: drawings, cut sheets, manuals

  • Provide system configuration and programming files

  • Commission systems

  • Generate as-built documentation

  • Assist with end-user training

  • Act as subject matter expert for after-project support

  • Keep up with market and technological trends

  • Support company training initiatives

  • Perform firmware updates for system components

  • Configure devices (IP addresses, EDID settings, audio adjustments, etc.)

  • Create and adjust DSP files for Biamp, BSS, Clear-One and QSC audio processors

  • Perform on-site service calls after project completion

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in the commercial AV industry

  • Experience with AutoCAD

  • Experience configuring DSP platforms such as: Biamp, BSS, Clear-One

  • Familiar with audio transport platforms such as: AVB, Blu-Link, Cobra-Net, Dante

  • Experience configuring video transport platforms such as: Crestron, AMX, Extron, HDBaseT, etc.

  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting IP systems

  • InfoComm CTS

  • Must demonstrate ongoing technical education through vendor and/or industry resources

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience configuring VTC platforms such as: Cisco, Polycom, Lifesize, Lync

  • Control System programming such as Crestron, Extron, AMX

  • Experience with EASE acoustic modelling software

  • Experience with Smaart Live and other testing tools

  • InfoComm CTS-D

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related technical field, or comparable experience

System Source, an 75-employee leading IT consulting and integration firm, has been serving the Baltimore-Washington area since 1981. We are the oldest network systems integrator in Baltimore. Our senior managers average 16.5 years of tenure.  System Source provides comprehensive benefits including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance plus Life and short term disability insurance

  • 401(k) plan with match

  • Paid Vacation and Sick time plus your Birthday off with pay

  • 100% tuition reimbursement

  • company-paid training

  • 2 weeks of paid sabbatical every 4 years

  • 100% match of your charitable gifts

The commission-free environment among the entire staff promotes teamwork, allowing professionals to apply all their energy to their clients' needs. Our client relationships prosper as measured by our continuous client satisfaction surveys. Accessible management at all levels, an active Fun Committee and yearly lunches with our President are examples of our employee focused environment.

This position is full-time and non-contract.

To apply, please visit and click on the job title, email, or call Bill Seamans, General Manager of Presentation Systems, at 410-771-5544 x4381.

EOE -- Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules).