Software Design Engineer 

(Male, Age 50) from Lynnwood, WA

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Current Job

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Job Title Software Design Engineer
Salary $120,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 40
Company Size (not answered)
Location Lynnwood, WA
Years Experience 1 year

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Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
Income Rating 0 / 10
Interest Rating 0 / 10
Work-Life Rating 0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating 0 / 10

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Rane makes professional audio equipment and is known for extremely high quality products – top of the line. This equipment is used by disc jockeys and is also installed in very expensive hotels as well as in all Mormon churches. Rane employs about 100 people.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I design software to be used in professional audio equipment. I work with other engineers to help interface their software and hardware with mine.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 weeks vacation, Blue Cross Insurance, 401K match, sick leave

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Undercompensated but am delighted to work at a company that does not pressure me to work overtime and which is so close to my house that I have a ten minute commute.

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes. Software and hardware must be able to work together in a product engineers must work together. I love that part of my job.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 4
Benefits: 6
Hours: 7
Co-Workers: 3
Supervisors: 5
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 2
The Actual Work: 1

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