Principal Artificial Intelligence Systems Engineer

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Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Beaverton, OR, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 49609 

Principal Artificial Intelligence Systems Engineer


Skyworks is looking for an energetic, talented researcher in the area of artificial intelligence & speech recognition to join us in pushing the boundaries of intelligent audio/voice solutions that fundamentally change how people interact with and experience a wide range of products. We are looking for someone who desires to take their machine learning background to build a new paradigm in speech recognition, user-machine interaction.


Job Description

As a Principal Artificial Intelligence Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for leading the development of end-to-end neural network models which involve the creation of exciting new acoustic focused AI product capabilities which will run on the world class, mixed-signal circuit and process technologies developed at Skyworks AIS Division. You will lead and work with a highly talented team to create new computational topologies, establish datasets, train models, realize the models in actual hardware, assist in development of firmware, influence chip architectures and deliver the end-to-end solutions on state-of-the-art IC platforms.


This is a unique opportunity for a self-motivated individual to shape and chart their own path in the rapidly expanding deep learning, artificial intelligence and speech recognition landscape.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Math or related fields with specialization in deep learning and/or speech recognition.
  • A solid understanding of deep learning, algorithms and neural network computational models.
  • Strong ability to train deep artificial neural network computational models.
  • Working programming skills with Tensorflow, Keras, Python; also helpful if familiar with C and MATLAB.
  • Background in digital signal processing fundamentals
  • Some work on speech recognition problems
  • Experience with large datasets and augmentation


Preferred Qualifications:

  • >3 years working on speech recognition or keyword spotting related problem
  • Development of a new neural network model(s)
  • Work on a commercial grade product
  • Familiarity with state-of the art deep learning speech recognition


Candidate should also possess the following characteristics:

  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Self-starter able to take initiative in problem solving
  • Desire for ownership of their system




Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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