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Senior Audio Research Engineer (25644)

circa £65k + excellent benefits

Experienced with Machine Learning, Python and mentoring innovative teams

An excellent opportunity with a cutting-edge company who are leading innovation in their specialist field of Audio Engineering. An experienced Senior Audio Research Engineer is sought to join the team, bringing their skills in leadership and their expertise in researching and evaluating algorithms that will ensure the continued evolution of this unique sound recognition system.

This role would be right for a Senior Audio Research Engineer who loves a challenge and has demonstrable knowledgeable of audio/sound, DSP and Machine Learning. You will need Linux / Unix development skills and Python / bash programming, to implement the algorithms. You will also be expected to show mastery of some of the following Machine Learning algorithm types, in relation to audio signal processing: Deep Neural Networks, Hidden Markov Models, Support Vector Machines and Decision Trees.

Responsibilities would include: developing new algorithms in-house; identifying and evaluating state-of-the-art methods; evaluating both types of solutions on large scale field data sets, and mentoring other members of the friendly and highly skilled team of professional audio enthusiasts.

Other desirable skills include: signal processing with microphone arrays; sound field processing; experience with TensorFlow, Keras, SciKit Learn or Torch; and programming with C/C++, including code optimisation.

As well as having either a Master’s degree or a PhD in areas involving signal processing or machine learning as applied to audio signals, you will also have at least 5 years of industrial experience in a related area or the equivalent combination of academic and post-doctoral experience.

This is a great opportunity to join an established and flourishing small company with big potential for further growth. The successful Senior Audio Research Engineer will receive an attractive package appropriate to experience and qualifications, including a competitive salary and benefits package.

All candidates for this position must have full right to work in the UK without time limit or sponsorship.

Keywords: audio, sound, acoustics, research, DSP, digital signal processing, machine learning, audio signals, speech recognition, music recognition, deep neural networks, hidden Markov models, support vector machines, algorithms, Python, bash, central Cambridge, senior, experienced

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