Applications Engineer

Universal Electronics

Universal Electronics

1,001-5,000 employees

Wireless control solutions for home entertainment and smart devices.



Orange, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Experience working with HVAC Thermostats and Controls
  • Experience in electromechanical and feedback control systems
  • Hardware and software experience
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and project coordination skills
  • Strong ability to drive progress and ensure deliverables are not missed
  • Knowledge and passion for consumer devices
  • Native level English language ability
  • Willingness and ability to travel. 10% travel estimated mainly in US/Canada
  • RF technologies, especially Bluetooth / Zigbee / Z-Wave / Wi-Fi
  • C and Linux experience, have written code on some level
  • Worked on one or more of these product types: HVAC / Security / IoT / IPTV / OTT / STB
  • Specify and coordinate UEI products for major consumer electronics customers
  • Collaborate with the customer directly to understand their needs
  • Collaborate with Sales to promote the most applicable UEI solution
  • Lead and author the product specification and drive the project towards kick-off
  • Define product requirements based on discussions with the customer
  • Explain performance/cost tradeoffs of various approaches
  • Gather members of UEI engineering team to discuss engineering approaches and tradeoffs
  • Drive progress on design, feasibility, and cost information
  • Communicate needs clearly
  • Write the engineering product requirements, covering software, electrical & mechanical needs
  • Lead meetings with engineering teams to verify specified product and timeline is feasible
  • Lead unit cost and NRE estimations, and inform Sales
  • Discuss software product details with manufacturers of consumer electronics devices
  • Determine feasibility of implementing UEI software into their product ecosystem
  • Answer high-level questions regarding software integration, OS requirements, etc.
  • Dive into source code when needed to understand software behavior
  • Support the Sales team as the lead engineering expert in key high-volume customer meetings
  • Have frequent contact with customer regarding product development and technical questions

Company Stage


Total Funding



Scottsdale, Arizona



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth