• Audio QA Engineer

    Location US-CA-Cupertino
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/30/2019 2:11 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Amazon is looking for an Audio QA Engineer to join an exciting new project team working to build a completely new best in class consumer product. We are an innovative, cross-platform, customer-obsessed team, working on big-bets in an innovative environment. Our organization rewards intellectual curiosity while maintaining the direct to market product focus. Our mission is to invent and simplify large-scale solutions and bring the future to Amazon customers.

    As a Quality Assurance Engineer - Audio, you will work towards the goal to launch a new class consumer electronic device with solid stability and good audio performance. You will work with firmware engineers, SW quality assurance engineers, audio design engineers and hardware engineers to make sure audio performance meet the specs from the product management team.

    In this role, you will be responsible for the audio testing validation and automation. The candidate will be responsible for the end-to-end testing of the full audio signal chain of our device and in the future validation of audio subsystem as well.
      • Produce test plan and set up the objective testing system with the engineering team.
      • Write audio testing automation code for objective audio testing
      • Define the testing criteria based on the business requirement documentation (BRD) with product and engineering teams.
      • Organize subjective testing UX studies with the UX team.
      • Regression test audio features after each SW/FW release.
      • Analyze the testing results and file bugs for tracking issues found.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 3 or more years of experience in creating tests and test frameworks specific to audio system
    • Excellent understanding of audio features including spatialize audio, speech recognition, Wake-on-voice, Acoustic echo cancellation and acoustic beamforming
    • Basic understanding of audio hardware including microphone, speakers and speaker amplifier
    • Experience with testing tools that include: Git, Gerrit, Audio test frameworks, Listen Soundcheck Systems, and Head Acoustics Acqua Systems
    • Expertise with one or more programming languages, Python and Labview

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge to issue tracking software such as JIRA.
    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills for advanced debugging
    • Excel in a fast-paced, agile environment supporting multiple projects using a wide variety of technologies
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills including effective presentation and a “can do” attitude
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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