Speech Algorithm DSP Engineer

Culver City, California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200204517
Imagine what you could do at Apple! Everyday, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Do you bring passion and dedication to your job? If so, we are looking for individuals like you. The Interactive Media Group (IMG) is at the center of audio, video and graphics support in Apple’s innovative products, including the AirPods, HomePod, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV. IMG’s Audio team provides the audio foundation for various high profile features like game audio, Siri, FaceTime, media capture, playback and API’s for third party developers to enrich our platforms. The team is looking for talented engineers who are passionate about building audio features and products for millions of customers and care about overall user experience. You will help us revolutionize what can be done with speech pickup in challenging environments on future Apple devices.

Key Qualifications

  • Research experience in speech algorithm development (patents, papers, etc.)
  • Experience with machine learning and multi-microphone methods for speech processing
  • Experience developing real-time audio processing software
  • Fluency in C, C++, MATLAB, and Python
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of deep learning toolkits (TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.)


Apple is seeking highly skilled and creative engineer interested in advancing speech and audio technologies on the audio algorithms team. As a member of the team you will work alongside a group of researchers developing machine learning and multichannel signal processing technologies for speech enhancement including source separation, adaptive beamforming, dereverberation, source localization, and echo control. You will help us research, build, and optimize these features on Apple’s products as we push the state of the art for speech and audio applications like Siri, FaceTime and video capture. You’ll collaborate with multiple teams across product development, Acoustics, Audio Software, Siri, and others to integrate your ideas into products and build future technologies that will impact millions of Apple customers

Education & Experience

MS/PhD in CS or EE

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with automatic speech recognition systems a plus
  • Familiarity with common software engineering practices and version control is a plus