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Cambridge Silicon Radio-CSR - Audio Researcher - Active Noise Cancellation

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

We are looking for an Audio Researcher to be involved with the design and improvement of algorithmic solutions for active (ambient) noise cancellation (ANC) applications such as headphone, ear bud and automotive. The person filling this role will take an active part in implementing the overall strategy for ANC features.


• Supporting project management including the definition of project scope and schedule for assigned projects
• Maintenance and improvement of existing ANC algorithm(s)
• Performing research and feasibility studies including defining the scope and goals of ANC research tasks and completion of detailed reports on results and recommendations for development activities
• Development of new algorithmic IP for ANC solutions in the form of invention report submissions
• Development of new algorithmic audio processing solutions including the existing areas above and also including state of the art 3D audio and other audio/music effects


• PhD in electrical engineering with a concentration on digital signal processing and related areas
• Familiarity/experience with adaptive filtering techniques in the time and frequency domains
• Experience with ANC algorithms (fixed and adaptive controllers) including feed-forward, feedback and hybrid controllers
• Solid background 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 skills
• Excellent communications and organizational skills
• Excellent team player


Please mention AES00660 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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