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Listen, Inc. - Senior Software Engineer - LabVIEW

Posted On: 2020-1-16
Location: Boston, MA, USA

We are searching for a smart, enthusiastic and innovative software engineer with a passion for coding in LabVIEW. You will be a key technical leader within the development team, creating new features and solutions while maintaining a large code base for SoundCheck, Listen’s flagship electroacoustic test software. This position requires commitments to following-through, testing, and implementation in order for the team to deliver critical software releases. You will be enthusiastic to learn from and share knowledge with other team members, and be willing to go and find solutions to programming challenges that are new to the team. A perfectionist streak, pride in your work and attention to detail (as well as a willingness to be open about challenges and discuss them with others) are key characteristics that are required for this role.
SoundCheck’s annual releases with new functionality ensure that there is always something exciting to work on, and make it critical that you maintain product quality while working to strict deadlines. The role involves coding algorithms, interfaces and other functionality in LabVIEW, as well as ensuring that the software correctly interfaces with a wide range of other devices. You will be involved with all aspects of the product lifecycle from coding to de-bugging, validation and release.
If you are looking for an opportunity to take your passion for LabVIEW and apply it to a leading commercial test and measurement system, please review the requirements and apply as instructed below.

The Product

SoundCheck is a powerful large scale LabVIEW-based electroacoustic test software solution, used for R&D and production line testing of loudspeakers, microphones, hearing aids, telephones, headphones, headsets, MP3 players, and other audio electronics. It is a commercial product with an annual release cycle to keep pace with changing test requirements and to add functionality. The product has a rich 20 year history, and is the accepted standard in many blue-chip and Fortune 500 companies worldwide.

Skills and Education

- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science
- 5+ years LabVIEW programming experience, ideally for test & measurement applications
- Proven track record of delivering on-time, quality LabVIEW-based applications
- Familiarity with Actor Framework, and Object Oriented Design principles
- Ability to mentor and coach other developers
- Experience with, and an appreciation for, good user interface design
- Methodical approach to coding, testing and documentation
- Proven self-starter, who can manage and prioritize workload to meet product development deadlines
- Experience or interest in audio or acoustic measurements
- National Instruments Certified LabVIEW Architect (CLA) or Developer (CLD)
Competency in MATLAB, C/C++/C#, Excel and database programs
- Experience in Agile methodologies and tools (JIRA)
- Familiarity with software version control, Perforce a plus

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to with the subject line ‘Senior Software Engineer’.

Please mention AES001354 when applying for this position.

About Listen, Inc.

580 Harrison Ave Ste 3W
Boston, MA 02118


Listen is a leader in audio and electroacoustic test and measurement. Founded in 1995, when its flagship product, SoundCheck® was launched, the company has pioneered electroacoustic measurement techniques for over 20 years and sets the standard in the marketplace with powerful and innovative test methods and algorithms, fast and flexible testing, and excellent service and customer support. Listen's product range includes the popular SoundCheck® measurement software, and a range of audio interfaces and other hardware including the AmpConnect all-in-one interface, measurement microphones, microphone power supplies, audio test amplifiers, Bluetooth and MEMS interfaces and more. Listen invests heavily in R&D to remain at the cutting edge of measurement technology and to ensure that products evolve to meet the increasingly diverse needs of our customer base. Recent product releases contain a host of new features geared towards testing of smart devices and multichannel devices.

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