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DSP Engineer

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    Technology, Electrical, Engineering, Embedded Software and Electronics, Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: Back to work scheme, Pension, Annual Company Bonus, 25 days holiday rises 1 day per year after 2nd year in the company.

  • Contact:

    Jeremy Kabongo

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Title: DSP Engineer
Industry: Manufacturing, Electronics
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: £35K - £42K Pa, dependent on experience
Benefits Package: Back to work scheme, Pension, Annual Company Bonus, 25 days holiday rises 1 day per year after 2nd year in the company. (Max 30 days)

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and a leading Manufacturer in electronic amplifiers. Our client is based in Northamptonshire. Due to continuous business growth an opportunity has become available for a DSP Engineer to join the Engineering team on a permanent basis.
As a DSP Engineer you will be reporting to Senior Software Engineer and carry out efficient DSP programming in all digital products.
Main Responsibilities:
  • DSP algorithm development, implementation, and optimisation. This includes both high-level modelling (MATLAB, C/C++, VST plug-ins) and assembler level optimisation on the target platforms.
Other Duties:
  • Assisting in project planning, scoping and problem solving in terms of software.
  • Other duties within skill set but not necessarily role scope as and when (creative design input, attending meetings etc.)

The ideal SMT Technician will have the following experience listed below:
  • DSP development for embedded hardware.
  • Independent and self-reliant, being able to work without close supervision.
  • Working within a KPI (Key Performance Indicator) structure.
  • A musical background, guitar playing or otherwise, would be considered a strong advantage.
Training Technical Skills:
  • Excellent demonstrable Embedded C programming skills.
  • C++ (OOP) programming skills.
  • Solid understanding of fundamental DSP theory.
  • Strong understanding of software engineering principles.
  • Experience in audio signal processing.
  • Understanding of/experience developing VST plugins.

Other Desirable Skills and Experience:
  • Several years (minimum 3) commercial experience as an audio DSP Engineer.
  • A passion for the music industry
  • SHARC DSP experience.
  • Experience using JUCE or similar for creating software GUIs.
  • Proficient using MATLAB.
  • Experience in assembler-level optimisation (preferably on ARM Cortex M/Cortex A).
  • Experience in testing audio algorithms and audio processing blocks.
  • Optimisation on out-of-order architectures.
  • Real-world modelling of audio systems.
  • Audio analysis of real-world systems.
Hours of work: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. (Willing to work extra hours as and when required).
If you could be interested in the role as a DSP Engineer, please apply with your latest CV and call Jeremy at Premier Engineering on 0121 796 1888 for further information.
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