Job: Senior Research Scientist

Title Senior Research Scientist
Location Cambridge, MA
Job Information

DESCRIPTION

The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo
Role:

We are looking for a passionate, talented and inventive Research Scientist – Audio to join our team. 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.
· Be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Master’s + 8 years’ experience or PhD + 5 years in Acoustics, ME, EE, CS or related field
· Master’s degree in Acoustics, EE, CS or related field
· 5+ years of development experience in an R&D capacity
· Knowledge in digital signal processing and/or machine learning techniques related to audio
· Acoustic measurement and data analysis skills including hands on experience with DAQ systems
· Experience with creating new algorithms for solving audio problems
· Understanding of physical acoustics, room acoustics, and transducer theory
· Experience with real time signal processing
· C/C++ and Matlab programming
· Experience with working in a software development team, including software version control
· Excellent communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Master’s + 8 years experience or PhD + 5 years in EE, CS, Acoustics or related field
· Passion for learning, researching, and creating new technologies with high commercial impact
· Knowledge in various speech enhancement algorithms – echo cancellation, noise suppression,noise cancellation
· Machine learning algorithms for audio applications especially with deep neural net
· Array design and beamforming algorithms
· Numerical methods for acoustic modeling – FEM, BEM, Ray tracing
· Experience in consumer electronics product development

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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