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Systems Engineer – Audio CODECs (TX)

Austin TX   Full Time
Mar 19, 2016   Closed

Systems Engineer – Audio CODECs


This position is responsible for defining integrated circuit (IC) and solutions for consumer products by translating the customer’s needs into the detailed design and test specifications that are used to guide the design of the IC. You will play a fundamental role in defining next-generation devices for our audio CODEC business and ensuring that those devices meet customer requirements.


BS / MS in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years’ experience in architecting, specifying and designing low power, mixed signal components with a mixed signal IC provider for portable electronic products such as smartphones, tablets, music/video players, digital, etc.


  • Collaborate with Tier 1 customers and our Marketing and Design Engineering teams to define system and performance requirements, feature set, and architecture definition for complex IC designs involving digital audio converters (ADC/DAC) and Digital Signal Processing (DSP).
  • Consider all product requirements such as customers’ requirements, digital/analog process technologies, packaging options, design/system constraints and trades-offs and propose viable solutions.
  • Communicate ideas and specifications to technical audiences (internal and external customers).
  • Author, review, and update design specifications (datasheets) and Validation test plans.
  • Participate in architecture reviews, IC-level design reviews and board-level design reviews with design engineering, applications, validation and product test engineers.
  • Perform thorough competitive analysis including lab investigations
  • Participate in industry conferences and forums to ensure device compatibility with adopted standards.
  • Travel approximately 2 – 5 weeks per year, both domestically and abroad, to interface directly with our customers.
  • Autonomously manage competing customer- and project-related priorities.