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Software development engineer with experience in Audio DSP (Freelance)

Posted Oct 29, 2021
Project ID: PHILJP00024139
Eindhoven, Noord Brabant
40 hrs/week
7 months
Starts: Nov 15, 2021
Ends: Jun 30, 2022
Payrate range
60 - 85 €/hr

In this role, you have the opportunity to Participate in innovative Research projects where you will boost our innovations by enabling the implementation of new audio algorithms. You will bring in your expertise in the field of acoustic modelling algorithms on a DSP/GPU platform. 

You are responsible for the implementation of C and/or C++ code for audio processing algorithms simulating various acoustic effects. One part is the DSP itself and another is the implementation of related intelligent control logic that provides the DSP part with the appropriate configuration. Mostly there is a Matlab reference implementation available, but sometimes smaller features or improvements of existing functionality will be described conceptually and or developed in conjunction with researchers. An important aspect is to be able to conceive and implement relevant unit tests. For this, an understanding of the audio algorithms and basic understanding of human psycho-acoustics is a great benefit. 
Additionally, you are responsible to maintain and/or work from existing code. 

You are a part of The Philips Research Software Concepts department, developing advanced solutions that will boost Philips professional medical and consumer products and services.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • B.Sc. or Master in Computer Science or other equivalent technical discipline; 
  • 5+ years of experience in SW Development for DSP's; 
  • C/C++ v17; 
  • A good understanding of software patterns (ie GoF book); 
  • Matlab; 
  • GIT and GIT Flow; 
  • Cmake; 
  • GoogleTest and GoogleMock to write unit tests 
  • Ability to work effectively in an Agile team oriented environment (local and global teams); 
  • Being able to adapt to dynamic and changing requirements and needs of a research environment; 
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential; 

In return, we offer you The chance to develop innovations that matter to people from the hospital to the home. You will design, implement and test modules. If you enjoy working in an energetic atmosphere, with other professionals who share a passion for improving people's lives, you belong with us. 

Why should you join Philips? Working at Philips is more than a job. It is a call to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. 

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