Senior Director, Research & Development

DTS, Inc. seeks a motivated self-starter interested in working with a creative and talented team of engineers to contribute to the technology/product features definition, audio algorithm research and development, technology demonstration and promotion.
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Essential Functions and Responsibilities
. Research and design of new audio coding technologies, audibility and intelligibility enhancement technologies, 3D audio rendering technologies.
. Research and design of algorithmic improvements for DTS audio codec technologies, room / loudspeaker calibration technology, spatial audio processing technologies, loudness control and other audio enhancement technologies.
. Development of new algorithmic IP for audio processing solutions in the form of invention report submissions.
. Support members of a team in algorithm research and design tasks
. Performing research and feasibility studies including defining the scope and goals of audio research tasks and completion of detailed reports on results and recommendations for research and development activities.
Required Education and Experience
. PhD degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or related fields, with at least ten years of experience in audio research and algorithm design and development
. Ability to guide and assist members of the R&D group on algorithm design issues . Experience in novel algorithm design for audio and/or speech codecs
. Knowledge of fixed-point effects on audio algorithm development . Excellent technical writing and presentation skills
. Excellent communications and organizational skills
. Team oriented work ethicsOther Skills and Abilities:
. Familiarity/Experience with two or more technical fields from the following: o Time-Frequency or sub-band-domain techniques for audio processing o Standard audio codecs such as AAC, HE-AAC, WMA, AC3, USAC o Spatial audio processing
Other Skills & Abilities:
. This role requires hands on interation with a team of three
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq:DTSI) is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences--anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions enable delivery and playback of clear, compelling high-definition audio which is incorporated by hundreds of licensee customers around the world, into an array of consumer electronic devices. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in high definition multi-channel audio, DTS became a mandatory audio format in the Blu-ray Disc standard and is now increasingly deployed in enabling digital delivery of compelling movies, music, games and other forms of digital entertainment to a growing array of network-connected consumer devices. DTS technology is in car audio systems, digital media players, DVD players, game consoles, home theaters, PCs, set-top boxes, smart phones, surround music content and every device capable of playing Blu-ray discs. Founded in 1993, DTS' corporate headquarters are located in Calabasas, California with its licensing operations headquartered in Limerick, Ireland. DTS also has offices in Los Gatos and Santa Ana, California, Washington, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.
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