Acoustic Research Engineer

Software Engineering | Redmond, WA

Oculus Research is looking for a world-class Acoustic Research Engineer to join our team in a brand new state-of-the-art facility in Redmond, WA. This full-time position is geared toward a rigorously trained experimentalist interested in solving difficult problems in the area of room acoustics, spatial audio, microphone arrays, and signal processing. Highest-grade acoustic equipment and top-notch facilities are guaranteed. The successful candidate must have extensive hands-on experience in the design, implementation, and validation of complex acoustic measurements.


  • Design, development, and execution of acoustic experiments, including custom software development for instrumentation control, data acquisition and analysis.
  • Engineering, calibration, debugging, evaluation, and acceptance testing of electro-acoustic and audio processing equipment including microphones, earphones, headsets, speakers, and audio distribution systems.
  • Serving as a resident expert in experimental acoustic measurement supporting research in spatial audio, room acoustics, microphone arrays and signal processing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S in Acoustics, Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in instrument control, data acquisition, and audio processing algorithm development in Matlab.
  • 5+ years of experience in use of industry standard lab equipment for audio electronics and electroacoustic measurement.
  • 5+ years of experience in calibration, debugging, validation and optimization of audio electronics systems.
  • Understanding of basic signal processing (sampling, frequency analysis, filtering) and of DSP systems.
  • 5+ years of experience in audio software systems for control and data collection from audio hardware.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates with experience in microphone array processing.
  • M.S or Ph.D. in Acoustics or Electrical Engineering.
  • Fluency in C.

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