System Engineer


System Engineer


System Engineer

Captus Systems, a Leading New York, based, Audio Visual Design and Build Firm, is hiring!

We’re searching for an experienced Audio-Visual System Engineer to strengthen our In-House Pre and Post Sales Engineering Team.

Bring your Innovation and Passion to Captus!

Based in New York, Captus Systems delivers integrated AV solutions to businesses & institutions across the wider Tri-State area.

You’ll be integral to our company’s success, as we enable organizations to collaborate and create state-of-the-art audiovisual and unified communication technologies that enhance the way people work, learn and live.

The Audio-Visual System Engineer is a core member of the Engineering Team.

The System Engineer works within the engineering department to support the sales and delivery teams from commencement to completion.

The System Engineer will work with the account manager to determine the preliminary system and client requirements. This includes (but is not limited to) presales concepts, strategy, technology overview, road map, equipment selection and preliminary budgets.

As a Systems Engineer you will participate in and develop construction drawings schematic design (SD), design development (DD), construction documentation (CD), and audio-visual flow diagrams.

Through system delivery, your role will be part of a larger team to support the Installation group and field engineer as the system is installed and commissioned.

Through our unique tools and process you will be able to find the information and the products quickly and confidently to develop and design the best systems in the Audio-Visual Industry.


Key responsibilities include:
Responsible for keeping up to date information regarding developments in the Audio/Visual industry through on going reading of trade journals, attendance at industry trade shows and other industry events.
Attend appropriate manufacturer trainings, lunch & learns as well as ongoing virtual education.
Attend on-site pre-sales and post-sales meetings with clients and others.

Conceptualize system designs and determine system requirements
Support architecture, installation and planning of audio, video and control solutions
Create Bill of Material (BOM)within System Design
Research New Equipment
Client Meetings
Create Scopes of Work
Work with Budgeting Team for Labor Estimates

Post Sales / Delivery
Develop detailed PDF markups for CAD to translate into construction drawings.
Generate functional system descriptions, complete block wiring diagrams, rack elevations, custom plates or cabling assemblies.
Reconcile the complete construction drawing package, support documentation for installation and coordination with architect and other trades.
Support projects and teams during the build phase and complete the as-built drawings for the transition to support and service.
Develop AV Related Architectural Construction Plans in AutoCad.
Develop AV Flow Diagrams in AutoCad.
Develop As-Built AV Diagrams based on Field Red-Lines.
Final sign off on project bill of materials prior to purchasing.
Vetting products and making detailed equipment design decisions.
The authority to recommend direction on scope changes and programming and commissioning activities.

Associates/Bachelors degree required and/or equivalent experience.
Knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Office 365. Revit is a plus.
Certifications or training with at least one DSP platform to be obtained during the training phase. (Biamp, QSC, Shure, etc)
Certifications or training with at least one control system to be attained during the training phase. (Crestron, Extron, Atlona, etc)
Other relevant certifications may be required or preferred based on the technology focus of the position.

Required Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
Avixa CTS-D certification may be required within one year of employment.
A clear understanding of construction project phases Program, Conceptualization, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documentation, Construction and Commissioning.
An understanding of the construction process such as installation and integration as well as architectural and construction drawings and specifications.
Extremely detailed oriented, independent, takes initiative.
Time management skills with a track record for meeting deadlines is ideal.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to present and communicate ideas, designs, and complex systems with both technical and non-technical language.



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status

CAPTUS SYSTEMS is an Audio-Visual Design & Build firm that leads with technology and delivers with people, high ethics and professionalism. We have the expertise to design and deliver AV, IT and Unified Communications Systems anywhere.


Who is Captus Systems

CAPTUS SYSTEMS is the first Audio Visual Design Company founded to approach Audio Visual Projects from an IT core. We are an Audio-Visual Design & Build Firm that leads with Technology and Delivers with People, High Ethics and Professionalism. We have the expertise to design and deliver AV, IT and Unified Communications Systems anywhere. Welcome to AV2.0.

The Captus Systems team includes experts and leaders in Audio Visual, Information Technology, Construction Project Management, Healthcare, Corporate and Administration.

Our team has been designing and delivering cost effective Audio Visual and IT solutions for the world’s leading companies and organizations in Healthcare, Media, Technology, Higher Education and Legal industries.  We have more than 120 years of combined industry leadership experience.


What we Do

CAPTUS SYSTEMS delivers exceptional results throughout our design and delivery process, known as the Captus Systems Design Process “CDP”.   The CDP ensures all expectations are fully met throughout a project resulting in exceptional audio quality, clear video, ease of use, concise final documentation, extraordinary customer service & project management.

Our free design services allow your team to budget and plan for any size project.


Why Captus Systems

Better Results. Captus Systems exceeds expectation by using technology proven best practices and process to value engineer and deliver AV2.0 = Converging Solutions – Streaming Brilliance.

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