Arkamys Sound Engineer – Automotive M/F


POSITION TITLE : Sound Engineer (M/F)
LOCATION : Tokyo, Japan
TYPE OF CONTRACT : Permanent contract




At ARKAMYS, we are passionate about Audio and transforming new ideas into products that are jam-packed with emotion! Specialized in the spatialization of sound, we are developing audio enhancement software for the Automotive and Consumer Electronics industries.

ARKAMYS mainly works in a B2B relationship with leading companies and partners in Europe, Asia, North-America and India. This unique situation allows us to have a preferred access in the High-Tech domain and to benefit from an influence at an international level.

You are audio passionate, you like High-Tech, innovative products, highly involving international projects, industrial constraints and context? You want to use your skills and experience towards the creation of varied and innovative projects? Then come to put your sense of initiative, team spirit and creativity at the service of a fast-growing company.




The successful audio engineer will perform Car Audio systems sound tunings. He would also be involved in new algorithms creation, DSP implementations tests and optimizations, Sound Tuning software specifications and validations as well as consulting activities.


Main responsibilities :

Perform sound automotive tunings using embedded software and tuning tools

Participate in the Pre-Sale effort :

• Introducing the solutions
• Demonstrating the solutions

Participate to development activities:

• Defining the customer specifications
• Contribute to sound tuning systems optimization
• Contribute to new algorithms and product definitions
• Contribute to the global Quality Process

Main interfaces :

Customers: Test & Validation team, Project Managers, Innovation department…

Internal: Sales Team, PM and Engineers

Report to: Japan Office




We expect that the successful candidate will possess the following experience and qualifications:

• Excellent listening skills
• Experience in Automotive environment, in sound engineering (studio, live music…), in Pre-Sales activity
• Good understanding of the customer-supplier relationship
• Work creatively and be able to solve a problem analytically
• Good communication skills
• Work in an international environment
• Knowledge of embedded systems and audio device hardware
• Experience with software development in a Windows development environment, e.g., Visual Studio
• Experience with software development in an embedded development environment
• Experience working with lab equipment such as audio analysers is a plus
• Fluent in Japanese. English and/or French is a plus
• Position will require some domestic and international travels



• Ability to be proactive, work on own initiative, to deadlines, as well as being able to work as a member of a small but dynamic team
• High level of global communication skills that are required for co-working with others in various regions
• Ability to work independently to achieve goals established in a team environment
• Ability to understand and explain technical issues to technical and non-technical personnel
• Willing and able to travel frequently
• Must be a solid fit with the Arkamys corporate culture that values integrity, teamwork, proactive performance and a passion for excellence
• Ability to multi-task
• Quick learner


Depending on experience