Stryker Physio Control - Sr Audio Engineer in Redmond, Washington

Requisition ID 23029BR

Job Title Physio Control - Sr Audio Engineer

Group MedSurg and Neurotech

Division Medical

Business Function Research and Development

Country United States

State/Province WA

City Redmond

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 10%

Shift 1st

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Job Description / Information

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Senior Audio Engineer is responsible for audio circuit design, acoustic design, product specification, product verification, and functional/performance testing. The end goal is to deliver a superb audio/acoustics design to the projects that not only meets but also exceeds customer requirements. In addition, this role provides guidance to project development teams, and directs activities of junior members of the department. Self-motivating, self-starting, self-educating are absolutely critical skills for this position.

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops product specification and design documentation

  • Develops audio/acoustic performance requirements.

  • Responsible for mechanical/acoustic design guidance.

  • Responsible for transducer selection.

  • Performs system and board level testing and performance verification.

  • Responsible for voice prompt localization recording activities.

  • Responsible for voice prompt processing.

  • Develops audio/acoustic SW functional requirements.

  • Read and write SW in various coding languages as necessary.

  • Invent/develop audio and acoustic related algorithms as necessary.

  • Responsible for design of analog/digital audio circuitry.

  • Designs prototype circuit boards for early development phases.

  • Factory manufacturing line support.

  • Analyzes test data for design verification and validation.

  • Troubleshoots audio failures from production.

  • Troubleshoots audio failures after reliability tests.

  • Organizes audio milestone reviews.

  • Works with PWB designer to ensure proper layout for all audio traces.

  • Works with MCU and DSP designers to optimize the overall audio performance.

  • Networks with other departments, vendors, contractors and outsource suppliers regarding relevant audio/acoustic methods and lessons learned.

Minimum Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience

  • 5 years of related discipline experience or 10 years demonstrated audio practical experience

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Good understanding and working experience in audio and acoustic design.

  • Proficient in audio/acoustic testing.

  • Proficient in use of a Digital Audio Workstation, especially dialog editing.

  • Experience with programming and scripting languages

  • Able to understand mechanical drawings

  • Able to understand electrical, mechanical and electro-mechanical component specifications

  • Master’s degree in engineering or related field

  • DSP experience

  • Background in both Physics and Mathematics.

  • Knowledge in LEAP, CLIO, Praxis, ARTA, SmaartLive, etc. measurement systems

  • Familiar with studio and location recording

  • Familiar with post processing including use of EQ, compressors, limiters, D-S, etc.

  • Analog HW design and signal processing

  • Digital Signal Processing knowledge

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Normal, fast paced office environment, requires significant use of computer keyboard, monitor and mouse, extended work hours as needed, occasional travel

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability