Qualcomm Audio Researcher Codec in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Job Description:

Job Id E1956680

Job Title Audio Researcher Codec

Post Date 07/11/2017

Company-Division Qualcomm Atheros Inc

Qualcomm Atheros at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qca

Job Area Engineering - Software

Location Michigan - Auburn Hills

Job Overview Research leading to the implementation of proprietary audio codec solutions. Investigations will define improvements and extensions to existing codecs along with requirements and roadmap for future solutions.


Supporting project management including definition of scope and schedule for assigned projects

Maintenance and improvement of existing codec algorithms

Performing Research and Feasibility Studies including defining the scope and goals of audio codec research tasks and completion of detailed reports on results and recommendations for development activities

Development of new algorithmic IP for audio codec solutions in the form of invention report submissions.

Minimum Qualifications PhD degree in electrical engineering with concentration on communication, digital signal processing and correlated areas including:

Experience with sub-band processing used in audio coding and perceptual audio codec design

Experience with codec algorithms such as SBC, MP3, AAC, OPUS, aptX and others

Background knowledge in digital signal processing and mathematics

Publication records in scholarly conferences or journals with international circulation in the field of audio or speech processing

Working experience with Matlab for algorithm development

Experience in analyzing audio problems using tools such as Matlab, Adobe Audition and objective evaluation programs

Experience with fixed-point programming and effects on algorithm development

Preferred Qualifications Experience in bringing theoretical ideas to an efficient design is highly desired

Knowledge of/experience with industry standards

Familiarity with patent application process and IP filing strategies

Ability to work without close supervision

Ability to guide and assist members of the group on technical issues

Excellent technical writing and presentation skills

Excellent communications and organizational skills

Excellent team player

Education Requirements PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields.


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