Engineer - Audio Quality Assurance (with Python)

Engineering Ireland (Req. #6222)


Xperi invents, develops and delivers technologies that create extraordinary experiences at home and on the go for millions of people around the world. Powering billions of consumer electronics, connected cars and digital content titles, we make entertainment more immersive, driving more intelligent and every interaction seamlessly personalized through our renowned consumer brands: DTS®, HD Radio™ and TiVo®.     
Xperi (NYSE: XPER) is a publicly traded technology company headquartered in San Jose, CA with over 2,000 employees across North America, Europe and Asia. Come join a thriving team where you can play an integral role in shaping the future of entertainment technology.     
About the role            
Xperi is searching for an Engineer - Audio Quality Assurance (with Python). This key role will be responsible for the audio quality evaluation and certification of audio encoders, decoders, and post-processing software for multiple markets including professional audio, home consumer, automotive, PC, broadcast, and gaming.       
What you will get to do:                      
  • Develop and perform subjective listening evaluation, and create evaluation reports.
  • Develop, collect, and manage subjective listening evaluation content.
  • Develop objective audio analysis and measurement methods for codec and post-processing algorithms.
  • Develop test plans and test vectors for audio codec and post-processing products. 
  • Perform objective audio testing, generate, and review test reports to ensure they meet algorithm and product specs.
  • Report issues and evaluate bug fixes from development teams.
  • Keep track of project status and schedule to ensure products are released on time.
  • Collaborate with development teams to improve software product quality.
  • Provide training on objective audio testing methodology for other teams.
Education and Experience       
  • B.S. or higher in Sound Engineering, Music Technology, or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience in audio analysis and test automation.
  • Basic knowledge of Python or other programming languages.
  • Familiar with audio analysis methods and tools, such as SpectraLab, Adobe Audition, Audio Precision, or similar.
  • Having a keen ear for sound anomalies.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good communication skills to interact with geographically dispersed teams.
Life @ Xperi:
At Xperi, we value People, Customers, Performance and Innovation. We are dedicated to creating a workplace where all employees have a voice and sense of belonging, feel safe and valued, and are acknowledged for how their unique differences contribute to organizational culture and business outcomes.     
Our employees and their families are important to us, and our comprehensive pay, stock and benefits programs reflect that. Xperi supports personal well-being, builds financial security and enables employees to share in our collective success.     
Rewards include:     
  • Competitive compensation (salary, equity and bonuses) and comprehensive benefits designed to foster work-life balance, care for your health, protect your finances and help you save and invest for the future.     
  • Generous paid time away from work, including flexible time off, holidays and sick time, health and wellness initiatives, and a charitable match program to help you give back to your community.     
  • Great perks, which vary by location and can be site-specific: employee discounts, transportation reimbursements, subsidized cafes and fitness facilities.     
  • A flexible, hybrid work environment combining the best of in-office collaboration and community-building along with the benefits of working from home.