Job Description

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


  • Implement and optimize audio algorithm on customized DSPs and microcontrollers, using C/C++
  • Technical evaluation and system integration of 3rd-party technologies.
  • Participate in the generation of requirements and test protocols. 
  • Actively participate in code reviews and design reviews.
  • Contribute to failure analysis to understand where hardware and software can fail and how we can mitigate these risks.
  • Interact with platform hardware engineers, stack developers, algorithm engineers, application engineers, QA engineers on a regular basis to ensure requirements and specifications are being met.
  • Document the design of your software and participate in the formal release of documentation.
  • A go-getter, willing to learn about the latest in the high-tech and develop world class product features.



  • 3+ years of experience designing and implementing complex real-time systems and firmware development using C/C++ for embedded processors and DSPs
  • Solid C/C++ programming skills and able to understand and debug heavily-threaded code.
  • Experience with fixed-point arithmetic
  • Experience in MATLAB modeling, programming DSP, SIMD, VLIW, and Vector processors
  • Familiarity with code profiling and optimization techniques and performing low-level SW optimization at instruction level by loop optimization, vectorization, pipelining, data layout re-organization and cache/memory management. 
  • Experience in real-time operating systems like FreeRTOS, VxWorks, XOS or Linux. 
  • Experience in inter-processor communication, GPIO configurations, interrupt handling, DMAs, Timers etc. 
  • Experience with real-time debuggers like J-Tags, Oscilloscopes and Signal analyzers.
  • Working knowledge of protocols like, I2S, I2C, SPI, UART/USART etc.
  • Theoretical knowledge in the field of audio/speech signal processing, microphones and speakers processing, audio amplifiers


  • Familiarity with innovative audio signal processing technology, including spatial audio rendering, transducer fidelity enhancement, or microphone array and speech signal enhancement.
  • Working knowledge of audio, acoustics, and psychoacoustics.
  • Results-oriented, self-motivated, proactive with demonstrated creative & critical thinking skills
  • Ability to operate autonomously, with only high-level direction
  • Experience with authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Experience with technical publication and patent application/prosecution.
  • Experience working in the consumer electronics field


  • 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.


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