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Audio Applied Scientist, San Francisco Bay..., California

Created 08/01/2020
Reference 1184224
Category Research Science
Country United States
State California
City San Francisco Bay Area
Zip 94102
Salary Competitive
We are looking for a passionate, talented and inventive Senior Applied Scientist - Audio to join our team. 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. 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.
In this role, you will:

• Engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative consumer products
• Work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test
• Development of new audio and speech processing algorithms
• Optimization and port to different platforms of audio and speech processing algorithms with focus in Voice Communication and Speech Recognition
• Integrate vendor hardware and software stacks
• Be able, and willing, to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly
• Be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment


• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
• 7+ years of development experience in an R&D capacity
• Experience with audio or speech processing
• Experience of DSP or ML
• Experience with creating new signal processing algorithms
• Experience with Linux audio capture and real time processing
• Experience with C/C++ language and Matlab programming
• Experience working in a software development team, including software version control
• Experience with OpenMAX and/or ALSA


• Master's degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering
• Ability and desire to create new technologies in the form of prototypes and patents
• Strong personal interest in learning, researching, and creating new technologies with high commercial impact
• Understanding of general acoustics
• Experience in various audio signal processing technologies
• Experience in solving problems with ML techniques especially DNN
• Personal interest in audio and multimedia technologies
• Excellent communication skills
Employer Amazon

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