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Meridian Audio Limited - R&D Engineer

Posted On: 2018-7-10
Location: Huntingdon, UK

We have an opportunity for an engineer to work alongside our current DSP and software engineers to help develop and maintain the whole software ecosystem from the embedded software host to the actual DSP code as well as supporting our current engineers in other areas (research, acoustics etc.) where required.

We are looking for a candidate with a good degree (2.1 or better), or equivalent experience, in a related field (acoustics, electronic engineering, audio engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics).

Required experience:

• DSP filter and algorithm design
• Working knowledge of C and/or C++
• Development environments (Eclipse, MS Visual Studio, XCode, ADI Visual DSP, Make, Sigma Studio, CrossCore Embedded Studio)
• Familiarity with version control systems such as Git and Perforce
• Formal design methodology (e.g. UML)
Desirable experience:
• Knowledge of loudspeaker technology and acoustics
• Experience with ADI devices
• Experience with audio measurement equipment (dScope, Audio Precision, Soundcheck)
• Experience with ARM processors
• Experience with GNU tool chain
• Experience in self-led research (industry or academic)
• Knowledge of psychoacoustics
Advantageous experience :
• Assembly language programming
• XMOS (XC and assembler)
• Linux admin and scripting
• Experience of bare metal systems
• Hardware interface design and debug
• Formal presentation skills

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

• An aptitude for teamwork
• A passion for music and listening
• A creative and innovative approach to their work
• A high degree of self-motivation with good time management skills
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide clear explanations and documentation
• An ability to thrive within a business with demanding clients
• An ability to quickly adapt to using new technologies
• An ability to quickly fault find and maintain legacy systems
• A great attitude in problem-solving

How to Apply: If you are interested in the above vacancy and wish to be considered, please send your CV and covering letter to

Please mention AES001166 when applying for this position.

About Meridian Audio Limited

Latham Road
PE29 6YE
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1480 445 678
Fax: +44 1480 445 686

Meridian Audio Limited Meridian Audio Limited designs, engineers, and manufactures state-of-the-art audio and video home entertainment systems, with particular expertise in high-resolution audio and video rendering, resolution enhancement, and DSP-based surround sound processing. The company is renowned for its DSP loudspeakers, for Meridian Lossless Packing (MLP)—its lossless compression system—and for the Sooloos brand of Digital Media Servers. Meridian’s Research team concentrates its activities on psychoacoustics, spatial audio, DSP, and resolution enhancement techniques, working successfully on internal projects as well as for external consultancy customers.

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