• Applied Scientist Manager

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/25/2018 9:35 PM)
    Job ID
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
  • Job Description

    The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo.

    The Role:
    As a Senior 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 of novel audio and speech processing algorithms
    • Optimization and port to different 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
    • 7+ 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).
    • 7+ years programming experience in C/C++, 3+ years programming experience in Python scripting.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s or PhD degree
    • Expertise in developing advanced Audio and Speech Processing Algorithms
    • Expertise in optimization and porting of algorithms to real-time platforms (DSP/Micros)
    • Android Audio frameworks working knowledge
    • Experience with Bluetooth audio profiles
    • Familiarity with OpenMAX and/or ALSA

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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