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Zoom 2021 Audio AI Engineer, New Grad in Des Moines, Iowa

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Design and implement machine learning models on front end audio tasks to improve audio quality in Zoom’s online meeting (e.g. Noise Suppression, Voice Activity Detection, Speaker Recognition

  • Handle large amounts of audio data

  • Adapt machine learning and neural network algorithms and architectures to best fit the real-time requirement

  • Partner closely with other audio engineers to test and deploy machine learning models

Basic Responsibilities

  • Research and evaluate algorithms currently used in related applications.

  • Developing novel algorithms for audio deep learning projects.

  • Design new algorithms to solve new and existing problems.

  • Maintain and Improve current audio processing system


  • At least 18 years old, currently enrolled in a four-year academic institution completing a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related STEM field. (Applicants must be graduating between December 2020 and September 2021 or be on track to earn their Bachelors or Masters or Ph.D. prior to the role start date)

  • Proficient in C++/C and Python.

  • Experience with real-time speech-related model optimization and

  • Strong knowledge of real-time audio communication modules, such as NS, AGC, AEC, etc.

  • Familiar with libraries for deep learning, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, etc.

  • Experience in audio signal processing, such as STFT, Log-Mel frequency, etc.

  • Detail-oriented, organized, ethical, responsible, and self-motivated.

  • Team player, ability to work effectively in a matrix organization.

  • A passion for Zoom’s mission, vision, values, and culture.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Zoom’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives including qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records as well as any qualified applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in accordance with the law.

We believe that the unique contributions of all Zoomies is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Zoom helps people and businesses stay connected so they can get more done together. We’re the go-to communications platform for small and large businesses alike, and growing rapidly with employees working to deliver happiness across the globe. We're also proud to have a positive social impact by enabling continuity for educational institutions, governments, the healthcare sector, and many other essential industries.

From meetings, chat, and phone, to webinars and online events, companies trust Zoom to power all their communication needs. Our secure, reliable, video-first cloud platform offers a frictionless experience that is simple to manage, delightful to use, and friendly to build on.

Our core value is Care. To show our employees we care about their happiness and recognize their value, we employ above-market and progressive compensation programs. We believe this is achieved by analyzing total direct compensation holistically. We offer all employees equity, allowing them to become owners who are vested in and benefit from the long-term success of the company.

Our CEO, Eric S. Yuan, founded Zoom in 2011 as a video-first communications platform focused on delivering happiness to customers worldwide. We're proud to be a recognized Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions and Unified Communications as a Service, winner of the 2020 Forbes Cloud Computing Awards for Best Product, winner of the Frost & Sullivan 2021 Connected Company of the Year award, and a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for European Collaboration Tools for Education, 2020.