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Cambridge Silicon Radio-CSR - Audio Researcher - DSP Codec

Posted On: 2014-7-18
Location: Auburn Hills, MI, USA

We are looking for a Senior Audio Researcher to be involved with research leading to the implementation of proprietary audio codec solutions. Investigations will define improvements and extensions to existing codecs along with requirements and road map for future solutions.


• Supporting project management including definition of project scope and schedule for assigned projects
• Maintenance and improvement of existing codec algorithm
• Performing Research and Feasibility Studies including defining the scope and goals of audio codec research tasks and completion of detailed reports on results and recommendations for development activities
• Development of new algorithmic IP for audio codec solutions in the form of invention report submissions.


• PhD degree in electrical engineering with concentration on communication, digital signal processing and correlated areas
• Familiarity/experience with subband processing used in audio coding and perceptual audio codec design
• Knowledge of codec algorithms such as SBC, MP3, AAC, OPUS, aptX and others
• Solid background knowledge in digital signal processing and mathematics
• Proven publication records in scholarly conferences or journals with international circulation in the field of audio or speech processing
• Strong knowledge and extensive working experience with Matlab for algorithm development
• Experience in analyzing audio problems using tools such as Matlab, Adobe Audition and objective evaluation tools
• Knowledge of fixed-point programming and effects on algorithm development
• Ability to work without close supervision
• Ability to guide and assist members of the group on technical issues
• Excellent technical writing and presentation skills
• Excellent communications and organizational skills
• Excellent team player


Please mention AES00659 when applying for this position.

About Cambridge Silicon Radio-CSR

Churchill House
Cambridge Business Park, Cowley Road
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1223 692000
Fax: +44 (0)1223 692001
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CSR is a pioneering designer and developer of silicon and software for the consumer electronics market. We help to transform the lives of motorists, photographers, music lovers, mobile phone users and other gadget-loving consumers. CSR is dedicated to finding simple solutions to complex problems. Using our track record working with leading brands, our highly skilled engineers develop world-class technologies that realize the potential of a wide range of devices to make peoples' lives and experiences easier, richer and more varied.
Our energies are focused on five sectors:

* Voice and music, including headsets, speakers and docks for high definition wireless experiences
* Indoors Location, helping to bring the outdoors in and allowing people to find their way around airports or shopping centers for example
* Automotive infotainment, driving innovative solutions for the auto industry with the integration of smart phones and in-vehicle systems
* Bluetooth(r) Smart, capitalizing on low energy connectivity for a range of devices
* Document Imaging, delivering integrated connectivity, location and imaging

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