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Senior Software Engineer-Firmware & DSP - Only apply through official OTTO company site:

  • The Senior Software Engineer-Firmware & DSP will design algorithms for audio processing including noise cancelling, echo cancelling, filtering, and AGC.  Ability to read and understand electrical schematics.   Experience working closely with hardware engineers evaluating hardware/software tradeoffs, selecting microprocessors and peripheral components, and resurrecting early hardware prototypes.   User and strong advocate of structured software development including architecting, documenting, writing modular code, bug tracking, revision tracking, design reviews, validation and regression testing of the software written.   Ability to work independently or as part of a team.  Position provides opportunity for both new ground-up development, as well as maintaining and upgrading existing products.  Additional opportunities integrating and collaborating with OTTO’s design partners. 

    • Plan and Architect Software
    • Code primarily in C/C++
    • Design Audio Processing algorithms (noise cancelling, echo cancelling, filtering, AGCs, etc)
    • Select Microprocessors – including memory size, speed, I/Os, cost, current draw, etc.
    • Design device drivers and boot loaders
    • Integrate, debug, and test embedded systems
    • Design interfaces to other devices using digital or wireless protocols
    • Operate basic electronics test equipment (oscilloscopes, DVMs, function generators, logic analyzer, etc.)
    • Bring up new SoCs, chipsets, sensors, and products
    • Participate in selecting development tools, bug tracking tools, software revision management and archiving tools, etc
    • Participate in new product Ideation and developing new IP.
    • Design and execute software test plans
    • Update or add features to previously written software.
    • Prepare and present regular reviews of the software architectures, test plans, test cases, and test results.
    • 10+ years Embedded Software Engineering experience including architecting product platforms as well as hands-on coding in the area of Consumer Electronic Product Development.
    • Experience with Audio DSP algorithm design, including simulation, coding, and testing.
    • BCS or BSEE -M.S. in computer science or electrical engineering is a plus
    • Strong Embedded C and C++ skills, Knowledge of Java, or App Design is a plus
    • Understanding of Electrical Hardware including ability to read schematics, evaluate hardware-software tradeoffs, and write minimal code to resurrect early hardware.
    • Experience with ATMEL and Microchip Microprocessors and associated development tools
    • Experience in all phases of software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution
    • Experience using Revision Control and Bug Tracking Tools
    • Experience implementing Agile/Scrum software development cycles
    • Experience designing Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
    • Experience designing Audio Signal Processing Algorithms is a plus
    • Experience implementing Bluetooth and other wireless protocols is a plus
    • Strong collaboration and communication skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
    • Excellent time management with track record for on-time delivery.
    • Focus on quality and attention to detail
    • Excellent resourcefulness and debugging skills

    OTTO Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


  • 9/19/2019

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