Staff Product Applications Engineer
Company: Knowles Intelligent Audio
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Founded in 1946, Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN) is a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty components serving the mobile communications, consumer electronics, medical technology, military, aerospace and industrial markets. Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, Knowles has more than 7,000 employees in 30 locations around the world. As a Knowles team member, you are encouraged to challenge the status quo and see possibility in unexpected places. Because of our entrepreneurial culture, the only limit is your imagination. If you thrive in an agile, fast-paced and collaborative environment, you will fit right in. If you are driven by constantly redefining the gold standard of products and services that help customers, you will be a valuable member of Knowles. Let's move ideas from concept to reality together. In Knowles' Intelligent Audio division we complement the leading position in micro-acoustic transducers with deep expertise in audio and sensor processing, machine intelligence algorithms and the development of low-power DSPs to enable cutting-edge audio capabilities in smartphones, tablets and other consumer and medical devices. As part of the dynamic applications engineering organization, the Product Application Engineer will be responsible to lead solution platform development and productizing them with cross functional team members. The successful candidate must be willing to travel up to 20% of the time. Position will have a serious impact on the overall success of company operations. Position reports to Manager of Product Applications Engineering Team. The detailed requirements of role include: Key Responsibilities Define solution requirements from system level 2nd and 3rd line of customer projects and providing technical support including on-site visit to customers Represent customer/AE needs in internal product teams and drive product initiatives that apply to customer engagements. Participating in creating documents and white papers for customer integration Training Knowles's application engineering and sales teams on demos/reference platforms Skills and Attributes Goal oriented and takes Strong ownership Self-motivated and takes Initiatives Strong commitment to job completion Analytical, thorough, resourceful, and detail-oriented Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proven ability to successfully meet deadlines Collaborative with Cross-functional teams Well-versed in technical support and customer interaction Technical Experience, Skills and Education Required Experience in software - Especially in DSP and SDK level Experience in Android Middleware stack programming, especially Audio framework, Android Hardware Abstraction Layer. Strong system design experience in software/firmware Consumer Electronics or Telecom/wireless Semiconductor Embedded Application programming and/or design experience Expertise in debugging hardware (PCB level) and software bugs Familiarity with debug tools such as ADB, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and in-circuit emulators Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Electronics engineering, Computer Science or Computer applications, or related field of study and at least 4 to 6 years of relevant work experience Experience, Skills and Education Desired Experience in IoT embedded applications and Voice-driven applications. Experience in Linux Kernel/device driver programming is a plus. Experience in developing apps for NXP imx boards, Qualcomm based dragon boards, MTK evaluation boards and other IoT boards is a plus. Experience in cellular wireless or connected-home IoT industrial applications (mobile handsets, tablets, connected -home devices) Audio expertise and experience working with CODECs, DSPs and Familiarity with noise reduction and Key word recognition algorithms
Keywords: Knowles Intelligent Audio, San Francisco , Staff Product Applications Engineer, Other , Mountain View, California
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