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iZotope, Inc. - DSP Research Engineer

Posted On: 2017-4-24
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA

Reporting to: Chief Technology Officer

About the Job:

We are seeking a talented and creative Research Engineer to join iZotope’s applied research team in the discovery and evaluation of emerging audio technologies and their application to our future products. This unique position offers an allocation of 50% work time towards self-directed research activities in support of our technology roadmap. Qualified applicants should have expert knowledge in the design and development of signal analysis and processing algorithms; a passion for music and audio technology; and enthusiasm for and awareness of technological advances in DSP and related disciplines. The ideal candidate would have prior experience with techniques drawn from machine learning and be familiar with trends in audio software.


Self-directed research to identify and develop the breakthrough, enabling technologies that underlie iZotope’s product and technology roadmaps
Supporting ongoing projects through the delivery of new algorithms and technologies to product development teams
Collaboration with industry partners, universities and professional organizations in the audio industry to keep iZotope current in regards to relevant technology and scientific trends and promote iZotope’s contributions in these areas
Publish and patent novel audio DSP research to support the broader research community and promote iZotope’s technology brand
Maintaining and upgrading our library of existing DSP and related technologies

Required Qualifications:

Advanced degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent field (PhD preferred)
In-depth knowledge of theoretical and applied DSP, especially in the areas of digital audio effects, speech processing and/or music information retrieval
Expertise in at least one programming or scripting language, e.g., C/C++
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail
Team player with strong influence and leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with algorithm development using Matlab, Octave or Python
Current knowledge of modern artificial intelligence / machine learning techniques in audio analysis and processing
Specific experience with approaches to source separation, reverberation modeling, signal restoration, statistical methods, synthesis and/or audio effects design.
Experience working with product managers to define and implement product requirements
Experience using and/or developing audio plugin SDK
This position is located in our corporate headquarters in Cambridge, MA.

To Apply:

Please mention AES001021 when applying for this position.

About iZotope, Inc.

700 Technology Square, Ste. 400
Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: +1 617 577 7799
Fax: + 617 588 0471
Email: Send Email

iZotope is a research-driven audio technology company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its award-winning products and audio technologies are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from consumers to musicians to major film, TV, and radio studios. Some of the diverse clients include musical giants like BT, Depeche Mode, and RZA of WuTang Clan; radio stations like Boston's iconic WGBH; and TV programming like CBS's "Survivor," the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch," the World Cup broadcast, and the GRAMMY awards. Through an extensive licensing program, iZotope technology is also directly integrated into products made by industry-leaders such as Adobe, Avid, and Sony; video games from companies like Harmonix and Ubisoft; as well as a growing number of mobile phone applications.

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