QualificationsMachine learningComputer networkingSystems engineeringBachelor’s degreeMaster’s degreeDoctoral degreeDoctor of Philosophy
Master’s degree or PhD in Acoustics, Electrical Engineering, or similar field.
Experience tuning speaker systems on mobile phones, laptops, BT speakers, or smart speakers.
Experience in Music Enhancement Audio algorithms, human perception of spatial sound, machine learning techniques, and/or neural network implementation.
Experience developing audio algorithms, sound recording/mixing, and critical listening.
Familiarity with digital biquad filter, IIR, FIR, Acoustical Echo Cancellation, multi-band DRC, Psycho-acoustic Bass Extension, Microphone, and Speaker Arrays.
About the job
The Google Nest Audio Hardware team develops audio solutions for Google Nest, including product categories of smart displays, smart speakers, video doorbells, cameras, and thermostats. Our team develops custom hardware solutions, integrates them into the system, and is responsible for the user-facing performance thereof. Our team collaborates closely with Software Engineering and Algorithm teams within Google Nest and cross-product area, including Assistant, Cloud, and more.
The Google Nest team focuses on hardware, software and services offerings for the home, ranging from Nest thermostats to Nest smart displays. The Nest team researches, designs, and develops new technologies and hardware to make users’ homes more helpful. Our mission is the helpful home: to create a home that cares for the people inside it and the world around it.
Own and execute speaker system tuning for multiple product categories within Google Nest.
Validate of speaker system via acoustic measurements and audio-electrical measurements. Debug of audio system hardware and audio software during development.
Contribute to speaker playback roadmap with close collaboration on algorithm enhancements with internal and external developers.
Review customer audio test requirements across all network technologies. Evaluate and benchmark audio enhancement algorithm performance by objective and subjective methods.
Coordinate with audio hardware team on loudspeaker/enclosure architecture, amplifiers, speaker protection, and power requirements to deliver speaker playback.
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