DSP Engineer – Consumer Products

Bose Corp.

Framingham, MA

Job Description

Digital Signal Processing Engineer

Bose Corporation is a company dedicated to developing breakthrough technologies and quality products that enrich people’s lives. Bose is a global leader in consumer and professional audio solutions with over 50 years of success. We strive to provide compelling experiences for our customers, all the way from their first interaction with an ad or a salesperson through the moment they first play a favorite song on their new audio system.

The wireless revolution needs you. We want you to be part of the team that brings the best in Out-Loud Audio, Wireless Personal Audio and Noise Reduction to life. We are looking for a hands-on DSP engineer who is interested in applying DSP design techniques in a production environment. The high-volume production environment presents unique learning opportunities to explore DSP algorithm development and deployment.

DSP Engineer Role:

Our DSP engineers work in cross-disciplinary teams and develop a wide array of signal processing algorithms used to improve our products. You will have the opportunity to work with and improve upon a variety of exciting technologies like noise reduction, audio playback processing, voice pickup and speech processing. Because our teams are small, we are looking for self-directed, collaborative, and flexible candidates who can wear several hats. This position is a fantastic opportunity for a self-starter who wants to make a significant impact on the future of our product lines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and test algorithms to solve technical challenges for new audio products across a variety of categories including headphones, wearables and outloud devices

  • Demonstrate and deliver new benefits for our customers using innovative technologies and novel applications of technologies like Active Noise Reduction, Spatial Audio, Voice Pickup and Bluetooth communications

  • Use your technical creativity to help define and strengthen new product ideas

  • Take on the responsibility of effectively moving a product through all the phases, from advanced development all the way to production


The ideal candidate will have a large subset of the following characteristics:

  • A strong interest in consumer electronics.

  • Demonstrated expertise in embedded DSP for consumer products.

  • Demonstrated experience in audio and speech processing.

  • Familiarity with Machine Learning concepts and applications, and ideally implementation experience

  • Exposure to acoustics and acoustic measurements

  • Expertise with basic audio lab equipment as well as knowledge of audio hardware design

  • Experience with debugging embedded, real-time systems.

  • Demonstrable expertise in programming signal processing algorithms using high-level languages like C, Python and Matlab as well as low-level languages like fixed-point assembly. Experience with Qualcomm's Kalimba DSP is desired.

  • Effective communication skills including the ability to discuss complex technical issues with experts in other fields.

  • Experience with Bluetooth audio products and an understanding of their advantages and limitations.

  • Experience with or understanding of acoustic transducers such as microphones, microspeakers and loudspeakers.

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other Signal Processing related degree. MS preferred

  • 6-8+ years of relevant work experience

Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf); and (2) its Supplements (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm). Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf. Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. ID:uDnQdo