The Audio Programmer is hiring a

DSP Engineer

Summary: Our client seeks a DSP engineer to join their established R&D Team.

Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 per annum (dependent on skill set and experience)

What you'll do

  • DSP algorithm development, implementation, and optimization
  • This includes both high-level modeling (MATLAB, C/C++, VST plugins) and assembler-level optimization on the target platforms.
  • Testing own code, both digitally and sonically on amps and products throughout the process.
  • Assisting in project planning, scoping and problem-solving in terms of software.
  • Other duties within the skill set but not necessarily role scope as and when (creative design input, attending meetings, etc.)


  • Guitar player, with a first-hand understanding of products in the wider Musical Instrument market
  • Several year (minimum 2+) commercial experience as an Audio-specific DSP engineer
  • DSP development for embedded hardware
  • Practical experience using the JUCE framework
  • Experience in assembler-level optimization (ARM cortex M/SHARC) to build and test own work
  • Experience in testing audio algorithms and audio processing blocks
  • Excellent demonstrable Embedded C programming skills
  • Excellent C++ (OOP) programming skills
  • Solid understanding of fundamental DSP theory
  • Critical listening experience
  • Strong understanding of software engineering principles
  • Understanding of/experience developing VST plugins

Nice to have

  • Optimization on out-of-order architectures
  • Real-world modeling of audio systems
  • Independent and self-reliant, being able to work without close supervision, in addition to having a team mentality
  • Working within a KPI (Key Performance Indicator) source.

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