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Electrical Engineer - Audio 1

Redmond, WA 98052 | Contract

Post Date: 08/01/2018 Job ID: 18711 Industry: Software

Position Title:  Electrical Engineer - Audio 1

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond, Washington.

Job Requirements:
  • Responsible for designing audio sub-systems, selecting audio CODECs and transducers. 
  • Work with software/product design engineers to optimize audio performance.
  • Responsible for achieving clean high integrity signal, with expert microphone placement. 
  • Responsible for creating compression audio CODEC algorithm. 
  • Must display a strong knowledge of speaker design, power efficient, and achieve high integrity sound quality within small enclosures.

Job Qualifications:
  • BS, MS or PHd in EE required and/or 5-10 years of relevant experience.
  • Hands-on experience in design, development and launch of high-volume consumer electronic products is a must.
  • Must have acute listening skill for diagnosing problems (electrical and mechanical) in product sound quality.
  • Digital signal processing, including filtering, echo canceller, noise suppressor and dynamics processing and how to optimize the performance of these algorithms in consumer electronic devices.
  • Must have experience using audio measurement tools.
  • Must have experience using acoustic measurement instruments for telephony.
  • Must have knowledge and experience with psychoacoustic analysis of audio quality and loudness.
  • Should have basic knowledge of Windows audio architecture and system requirements.
  • Must have experience conducting audio signal analysis in MATLAB or similar software.
  • Ability to communicate findings and ideas to other teams.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.


Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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