Audio Systems Tuning Engineer

    • Woodinville, WA

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

The Reality Labs Audio Tech team brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The team will apply breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Product Launch Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. We seek an Audio Systems Tuning Engineer who has experience in defining and evaluating audio algorithms for productization of complex consumer electronic devices.

  • Analyze, define, tune and debug real-time audio system software for forward looking products and user experiences
  • Learn constantly, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies
  • Define algorithms with developers and coordinate their implementation
  • Evaluate and benchmark third party algorithms audio performance
  • Generate novel, innovative solutions to some of the toughest problems in audio
  • Maintain familiarity with various DSP platforms and the trade-offs of embedded implementations
  • BS degree in EE, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Proven expertise with HEAD Acoustics ACQUA system
  • Experience with defining and executing objective and subjective test methodologies for calling products
  • Demonstrated understanding of how end-to-end audio systems work including transducers, audio ICs, acoustics, embedded DSPs, etc.
  • 5+ years experience defining, tuning and testing efficient real-time audio algorithms
  • Demonstrated communication skills and experience working across disciplines to drive optimal solutions
  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Familiar with IIR, FIR, Echo Control, Multi mic noise reduction, Microphone Beamforming, AGC, MBDRC, Psycho Acoustic Bass, Microphone and Speaker Arrays
  • Experience in Acoustics and Consumer Audio EE Architecture
  • Knowledge of machine learning techniques and neural network implementation
  • Experience developing audio algorithms
  • Experience in Acoustics and Consumer Audio EE Architecture
  • Knowledge of telecommunication standards
  • Knowledge of human perception of audio
  • Knowledge of Music Enhancement Audio algorithms
Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.


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