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Digital Signal Processing Engineer at Aerial Technologies
Montreal, CA

Help us put WiFi to work.

Aerial provides a unique cloud-based solution that leverages existing WiFi infrastructure and AI to give meaning to motion. We aim to become the wireless standard for smart motion detection through continuous innovation, passion, and inventiveness for the smart home, home care, security, healthcare and hospitality applications. Based in Montreal, we also operate from two regional offices in the USA and Europe.

What does the job entail?

We are seeking a DSP Engineer with strong programming skills. You will draw on advanced DSP concepts to develop solutions for feature extraction from wireless signals that enable machine learning classification. You will be able to work independently and collaboratively when required and possess skills for transforming scientific unknowns into product-ready solutions.


What you'll do:

  • Develop new DSP solutions and algorithms for real-time processing.
  • Collaborate on core cloud algorithms and the evolution of the overall solutions.
  • Improve core algorithms prototyped in Python, and obtain efficient implementations running in Java, C or C++. Improve data input for Machine Leaning algorithms.
  • Analyzing and innovating ideas and software that will improve product offerings.
  • Creating solutions that can be engineered in large scale production


What does the successful candidate “look like”?

Here are the typical points that we’re looking for:

  • MSc or PhD in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent related to this position
  • Recent DSP studies is desired
  • Minimum 3 years of industry experience

DSP Skills:

  • Experience with Advanced DSP techniques: PCA, Multiple-rate systems and filtering, de-noising, LMS, behavioral modeling and fitting techniques (neural networks, nonlinear modeling), Compressed Sensing
  • Experience creating DSP frameworks for real-time processing Cosine, Wavelets Discrete Transformations
  • Experience extracting machine learning features in both frequency and time domain, spectrogram, histograms
  • Experience applying dimensionality reduction techniques

Wireless Communications Skills:

  • Expertise in wireless communication systems working with wireless communication signals, in particular with OFDM-based signals
  • Excellent understanding of the standards family IEEE 802.11 and WiFi-Alliance
  • Good understanding and hand-on in MIMO systems

Programming Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years of a combined experience in (C, C++, or java) and Python
  • TensorFlow
  • Python Libraries: SciPy, Scikit


What's in it for you?

You will have the opportunity to join at an early phase and be an important member of our growing team. You will work in a fast-paced and stimulating environment and will participate in our employee stock option plan. Not to mention you will have the opportunity to help us develop a new and exciting technology that has the ability to change people's lives all over the world!


What can I expect when I submit my application?

Our recruitment partner will review your application and either schedule a conversation with you or let you know that we’re passing on your candidacy..


What does the interview process involve?

The first step of our selection process is a conversation with our recruitment partner where they will focus on the human side of things and answer any questions you may have. Assuming you exhibit a high potential to be successful in our environment during your initial conversation, we’ll invite you to have a technical conversation with some of our engineers and leadership. Assuming you’re one of our finalists, we’ll be sure to give you a tour of the office and introduce you to some of your future teammates. Throughout the process, we want to make sure that we’re the right fit for each other – both technically and culturally – so please feel welcome to interview us and ask us questions at every step.


What is our targeted start date for this role?

We’re motivated to hire for this role now, we’d like to have our new teammate on board as soon as possible.


What if I have more questions before I apply?

No worries at all! If you have additional questions prior to submitting your application, please feel free to reach out to Patrice Belmonte via LinkedIn.