Qualcomm SW Research Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan
Job Id E1954811
Job Title SW Research Engineer
Post Date 08/17/2017
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 Qualcomm through cVc brand has history on research, implementation and commercialization of low power speech enhancement algorithms available on consumer electronic products such as: Bluetooth headsets, Bluetooth speakers and others.
This position target new designs and improvements on Qualcomms existent solutions for multi microphone speech enhancement algorithms where the main application is multi microphone Bluetooth headsets.
Conduct state of the art research on beamforming speech enhancement algorithms using linear and non-linear microphone arrays, targeting near and far field applications.
Perform multi microphones algorithm integration with other existent algorithms on the speech communication systems, such as: acoustic echo cancellation, single microphone speech enhancement, automatic gain control and others.
Perform algorithm optimization regarding complexity, and data/program memory usage.
Maintenance and improvement of existing speech enhancement solutions including multi and single microphone noise reduction, acoustic echo cancellation, automatic gain control, voice activity detection, and other speech related algorithms.
Performing Research and Feasibility Studies including defining the scope and goals of audio research tasks and completion of detailed reports on results and recommendations for activities.
of new algorithmic IP for speech enhancement solutions in the form of patent applications.
of new speech algorithms including the existing areas mentioned above and additionally including state of the art algorithms, such as: direction of arrival (DOA), speech de-reverberation, audibility and intelligibility enhancements, feedback control, stereo speech and other speech effects and enhancements.
Minimum Qualifications degree in electrical engineering with concentration on speech enhancement or related areas including
familiarity/experience in at least three technical fields from the following:
Speech Enhancement using beamforming microphone array techniques
Frequency-domain or sub-band signal
Adaptive filtering in time and frequency domains
Source localization algorithms
De-reverberation algorithms2-5 yrs work or research experience in:
Digital signal and mathematics
Publication records in scholarly conferences or journals with international circulation in the field of audio or speech
Experience with for
Experience in design for real-time audio or speech signal
Experience in analysing audio problems using tools such as , Adobe Audition and objective evaluation tools
Real time implementation of speech algorithms on embedded systems
Strong knowledge and extensive working experience with for
Knowledge of fixed-point programming and effects on
Ability to guide and assist members of the group on technical issues
Excellent technical writing and presentation skills
Familiarity with patent application process and IP filing strategies
Knowledge of/experience with industry standards
Willing to solve the challenging problems in the field of audio or speech
Ability to work without micromanagement
Excellent communications and organizational skills
Excellent team player
Education Requirements in Electronic Engineer with emphasis on speech enhancement or related field.
EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.