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Harman International - Principal Engineer, Microphone(Voice Algorithm)

Posted On: 2019-7-26
Location: Shenzhen, China

Job Description:

• Lead team and manage Harman voice Lab
• Manage team’s routine development including microphone component, Mic acoustic system design/validation , voice related algorithm development etc.
• Improve Harman own voice processing algorithms that enhances voice signal quality.
• Voice algorithm verification, validation and tuning at PC level and embedded device level.
• Closely interact with Category Product Managers and cross-divisional peers (CoC, Automotive, Pro, CTG groups) to identify new ways to improve voice performance.
• Proactively communicate with 3rd party lab like Google GVA, Amazon AVS, Microsoft Cortana to identify test requirement and test specification in order to set up similar test lab.
• New voice algorithm research and innovation.
• Complete product’s test and acoustic gating for voice recognition and voice call performance
• Qualify new algorithm from 3rd party and identify feasibility for new algorithm phase-in.

Basic Qualifications:

• Master or PHD degree in Digital Signal Processing, Math, Acoustics, Voice or other related major
• 5+ years’ team lead and management experience.
• 10+ years’ experience in developing voice algorithms and proven record.
• Strong working knowledge of acoustics telecommunications, including various types of microphone systems, speaker systems, wideband telecommunications, voice recognition and recording technology.
• Familiarity with telecommunication test specification like TIA810, TIA920, 3GPP, Skype etc.
• Strong voice signal module development experience. Like AEC, ANC, Leveler, beam-forming, EQ.
• Must be proficient in Matlab coding, C++ programing capability is preferred.
• Must be familiar with acoustic lab equipment such as Soundtrack, Artificial mouth, Speaker, B&K reference microphone, Microphone Pre-amplifier etc
• Rich experience on audio tools like AudioMulch, Audition, Soundtrack etc.
• Strong acoustics engineering background experience is required.
• Good software and hardware hands-on competency.
• Experience on Google GVA, Amazon AVS or Microsoft Skype/Cortana test are preferred.
• Must be a self-starter who can take initiative and drive to successful conclusion
• Fluent Spoken English, Professional read and written English skill

How to Apply:

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About Harman International

400 Atlantic St.
Stamford, CT 06901

Phone: +1 203 328 3500

Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, Harman (NYSE: HAR) designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets— supported by 15 leading brands including AKG, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with Harman audio and infotainment systems. Harman has a workforce of about 13,400 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, and reported sales of $4.4 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. Harman is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training, and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with Harman!

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