Principal Audio DSP Architect

Magic Leap, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA

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Job Description

You will join a stimulating, fast-paced environment to assume leading responsibility in the design and implementation of an embedded audio processing algorithm architecture for Magic Leap’s next-generation mobile computing platform.


  • Provide technical and project leadership within a team responsible for the design and deployment of a complex embedded audio subsystem under strict schedule and power constraints.

  • Create clear and thorough requirements and specification documentation for internal and cross-functional reference.

  • Lead the implementation, integration and optimization of platform-specific audio algorithm firmware functions.

  • Cross-functional liaison with hardware design, software architecture and business development teams. Technical evaluation and integration of 3rd-party technologies.



  • Extensive experience (10-15 years) in designing, implementing and validating advanced audio signal processing firmware systems for consumer devices.

  • Familiarity with innovative audio signal processing technology, including spatial audio rendering, transducer fidelity enhancement, microphone array and speech signal enhancement.

  • Working knowledge of audio, acoustics, and psychoacoustics.

  • Experience with professional software design tools and techniques.


  • Experience with hardware and software, wired and wireless, digital audio interfaces and related functions in mobile and/or wearable consumer devices.

  • Experience with team and project coordination, including Agile methodology, task scheduling, requirement and milestone tracking.

  • Understanding of RTOS and mobile hardware. Knowledge of data storage, caching, performance, memory, reliability optimization strategies.

  • Experience with software/firmware requirements analysis and development as an individual contributor.

  • Experience with authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.

  • Experience with technical publication and patent application/prosecution.


  • BA/BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is required

  • MS is preferred.

 Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.



About Magic Leap, Inc.

How It All Began October 5, 2017 Today, Magic Leap is a company made up of hundreds of artists, engineers, explorers, and dreamers from around the globe, all chasing their curiosity toward the same goal – bringing together the digital and real worlds to advance human potential. But it all began on a road trip to Austin when we asked the question – “what if computing could spill outside the computer?”

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