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Software Development Engineer - Audio

Software Development Engineer - Audio

Job ID 
596439
Location 
US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 
11/16/2017
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
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Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

As an Audio Software Development Engineer, you will work in one of the fastest-changing fields, with the benefits of Amazon's infrastructure and being surrounded by subject matter experts and technology partners. You must love high quality signal processing, enjoy adjusting codecs, optimizing audio frameworks, and have a feel for what a good consumer experience should sound like. As part of the larger technology team working on new consumer technology, your work will have a large impact to hardware, internal software developers, ecosystem, and ultimately the lives of Amazon customers. In this role, you will:
  • Development/optimization of audio and speech processing algorithms
  • Optimization and port to various real-time platforms of audio and speech processing algorithms
  • Integration of vendor hardware and software stacks
  • Tune hardware for highest audio performance and lowest noise
  • Be passionate, responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment
  • Be able, and willing, to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of software development engineering experience
  • Knowledge of audio and acoustics principles
  • Knowledge of digital signal processing theory (FIR/IIR filter design, adaptive filtering, frequency domain analysis)
  • 5+ years of programming experience in C and/or C++, 2+ years programming experience in Python scripting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s or PhD degree
  • Expertise with audio/speech signal processing algorithm development
  • Expertise in optimization & porting of algorithms to real-time platforms (DSP/ARM)
  • Expertise with audio equipment & devices
  • Experience with Android Audio framework
  • Familiarity with OpenMAX and/or ALSA


Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation