Qualcomm Audio Researcher Codec in Auburn Hills, Michigan
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.
EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.