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Acoustic Technologist

Cupertino, California Contract Job ID: 2310161204
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech is seeking an Acoustic Technologist for our client in Cupertino, CA


  • At PDS, extraordinary ideas have a way of quickly becoming extraordinary products, services and customer experiences.
  • Sound is an essential and compelling facet of the customer experience.
  • Our company has assembled an elite Acoustics team that enables our customers to experience music with delight, communicate with clarity, and enjoy elegant sound throughout our product line.
  • In Our company Acoustics we work with the utmost attention to detail, directly impacting the design of products that millions of people around the world love!
  • Our Audio Systems Engineering team develops and integrates new audio features for our companies products.
  • We are a team of diverse engineers coming together to create prototypes of innovative audio technologies and guiding their implementation into our companies products.
  • We work openly and collaboratively throughout our companies deeply-connected engineering and product development teams.
  • We are looking for a Acoustic Technologist to help to take our products to the next level. Could this be you?


  • The primary activity of the Acoustic Technologist is to develop signal processing techniques to extract and enhance acoustic signals inside and outside on the audible range.
  • Candidate in this role will be working with various sensor extracted signals to combine information for processing and analysis.
  • Activities will include (but not be limited to) preprocessing, prototyping & evaluation of DSP/acoustic features for signal extraction, algorithm prototyping.
  • You will work with multi-functional teams to optimize and improve algorithms across various sensors and prototypes.
  • In this role you will be able to experiment with sensor fusion methods to design the optimal signal processing chain for maximizing performance.


Key Qualifications

  • Experience working with audio signal processing, signal extraction, time-frequency analysis and algorithm prototyping/development.
  • Experience working with acoustic feature extraction and machine learning models
  • Experience working with time series analysis of unstructured data
  • Good understanding of DSP and filtering techniques. e.g band pass filtering, wavelet transform, FFT analysis etc
  • Proficiency with acoustic measurements of speakers and microphones
  • Proficiency in Matlab, Python, Max-MSP tools
  • Understanding of physical/room acoustics is a plus
  • C++ coding skills are a plus
  • Experience shipping high-complexity, high-volume consumer electronics is desired

Education & Experience:

  • Most of our engineers have advanced degrees in Electrical engineering, Acoustics, Signal Processing, Electronics or an equivalent field, but if youve followed a different path to expertise in acoustics or sound quality, we still want to hear from you.
More Details

PDS Tech Commercial, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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