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This engineering position involves the development of embedded signal processing and classification solutions for industrial, environmental, security and health related applications. The job involves acquiring system expertise in a given application area, applying signal processing and classification techniques using HMMs, neural networks, deep learning, etc to identify relevant system signatures/trends, creating necessary system simulations to demonstrate solution feasibility, designing a reference design (sensing HW and data analytics using TI product portfolio: MCU, sensor AFE, etc) to demonstrate proof of concept, and implementing the concepts in a prototype to demonstrate functionality. We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, hard-working, results-oriented individual to contribute in an extremely talented team environment.
• System Knowledge: develop and apply system expertise in a given application area and design solutions using TI silicon portfolio (MCUs, MPUs, DSPs, analog components, etc.)
• Signal Processing: develop algorithms to calibrate, intelligently operate sensors and analysis sensing data in embedded devices for a given application area
• Hardware Design: Define AFE hardware requirements and proven characteristics to interface sensors to digital signal processing unit (DSPs, MCUs, MPUs) and work with board designers to develop prototype systems
• Verification: Provide complete system simulations to validate the viability of a given solution, analyze system performance requirements and perform system tradeoff analysis
• Prototyping: develop a working prototype together with team members with TI portfolio: MCU/MPU/DSP device + AFE + sensor to demonstrate solutions which include develop final SW implementing the algorithms efficiently.
• Solution: provide a complete solution (documentation, simulations, software, hardware, test infrastructure) to ensure a smooth transition of given solution to business unit
• Customer Interactions: work with business units to engage with customers, demonstrate system knowledge and provide system support
• Networking: identify business units within the company that would benefit from systems knowledge/solutions developed in the group
• Intellectual Property : Generate relevant patents for TI to protect TI position in the application area.
• Emerging Technologies: monitor competitive landscape for performance benchmark relative to competition and find new applications/opportunities in the embedded analytics space using existing TI products or define future products.
• Analyze competitor landscape and identify areas of differentiation for TI
• Develop project plan, identify key milestones and develop time estimates for each milestone to complete the project
• PhD in Electrical Engineering along with 3+ years of industrial experience in algorithm and signal processing/classification
• Demonstrated signal processing algorithm design experience for environmental sensors (e.g. acoustic, motion, temp, pressure), magnetic (flux, hall), position sensors (encoders, IR, US, accel), bio-medical sensors (e.g. ECG, EEG, EKG, HRM)
• Proficient with Matlab/Simulink to develop system simulations that include sensor models and circuit components to analyze the potential HW + SW solutions
• Experience in resolving differences between simulation and real time prototype designs to demonstrate value in proposed solution.
• Proficient with the C programming language, real-time embedded software/operating system and experience with SW development tools (e.g. CCS/Eclipse)
Desired Skills and Experiences:
• Can provide HW/SW partitioning analysis for most efficient system implementation
• Proven ability to develop real-time analog + MCU processor solution, which includes understanding of MCU HW architectures to configure necessary HW components needed to implement a given solution
• Experience in debugging HW and SW and deliver a working prototype
• Can work with others and brainstorm potential solutions
• Deliver solutions on-time with high quality
• Follow SW framework/development flow and SW management tools such as Git.
To be considered for this position, please apply to this requisition.