Audio Engineer - North San Diego, CA

Seeking an experienced Audio DSP Algorithm Engineer to lead the audio development on next generation Audio/Video products in the smart home network. Candidate should be experienced in, and have a passion for, all aspects of audio from DSP algorithm processing to the mechanics and dynamics of microphone and speaker systems. Working closely with hardware and firmware teams you help bring the best in class audio and video solutions into the home.


  • Research, implementation and testing of audio DSP algorithms such as: Equalization Filtering, Echo Cancellers, Automatic Gain Control, Compression, Limiters.

  • MATLAB simulation and verification of audio solutions.

  • Subjective and objective audio testing using acoustic test equipment and anechoic chamber, with aim of achieving the best tonal quality, loudness and minimally distorted audio.

  • Participate in hardware selection and specification of speakers, microphones, processors and power amplifiers, etc.

  • Optimizing acoustic performance of currently shipping products.

  • Participate in bring up new SoCs, chipsets, sensors, and products


  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.

  • 5 years+ in Audio and/or digital signal processing.

  • Deep understanding of audio hardware and audio DSP algorithms.

  • Very familiar with common DSP algorithms such as Equalization Filtering, Echo Cancellers, Automatic Gain Control, Compression, Normalization.

  • Strong C/C++ and MATLAB Simulink, or similar simulation environment.

  • Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) (Linux required).

  • Experience using Advanced Linux Sound Architecture(Alsa).

  • Knowledge of microphone arrays and beamforming, noise cancellation, far-field audio processing, de-reverberation would be an asset.

  • Audio analytics such as sound classification and speech recognition familiarity desirable.

  • Excellent documentation skills, developing highly modular and extensible code with the aim of high re-use across a variety of platforms and products.

  • Passionate about audio and signal processing and enjoy actively researching and seek out new technologies and solutions to unique problems.

  • Experience with video and/or camera products a plus.

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