Job DescriptionAs a Senior Acoustic Engineer, you will be responsible for creating the Alexa Automotive acoustic certification specification, working with automotive OEMs and Tier 1s to review and make sure they adhere to the specification.
Travel to guide and support OEMs and Tier 1s in their design, test, and tuning
Collaborate with research scientists and software engineers to tune and optimize audio signal processing algorithms for music and speech processing
Contribute to refining best practice methods
Develop and maintain a high bar for user experience
Write white papers / application notes to guide OEMs and Tier 1s
Work with other internal and external parties on best known methods and industry direction
Lead design reviews and cross-functional meetings
Requires travel 10-20% of the time domestically and internationally
Bachelor\u2019s degree in Acoustics, Physics, EE, ME or related field
7 years of relevant experience in audio product development
Knowledge of audio digital signal processing fundamentals - sampling, bit resolution, spectral analysis, transfer function calculations, filtering and convolution
Experienced with running FEM model of transducer or room acoustics using Comsol, Actran or similar packages
Experienced with writing Matlab or Python scripts for acoustic testing and data analysis
Experienced with acoustic measurement instruments - free field microphones, binaural manikins, mouth simulators etc.
Experienced with audio data acquisition and analysis systems such as Lab View, Audio Precision, SoundCheck etc.
Understanding of analog/digital MEMS microphone specs - SNR, AOP, sensitivity etc.
Understanding of differences and advantages of ECM vs. MEMS microphones
Understanding of noise environments, specifically relating to the automotive market \u2013 road noise, HVAC noise, wind noise, wind buffeting, etc.
Master's or PhD in the relevant field
Track record of inventing new acoustic design for speakers, headphones or microphone array applications
Experience working on high volume consumer electronics
Writing and / or contributing to automotive acoustic industry specifications
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer \u2013 Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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