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Developer Intern, Entertainment Sound Tech

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Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: Barcelona, ES

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to inspire/make a difference how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. 


To do that, we need the absolute best talent. Are you the one? 


We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. Would you like to work on the latest entertainment technologies to deliver spectacular experiences with us? 



The Entertainment Sound Tech Content Creation group in the Dolby Barcelona office is looking for an intern willing to write, extend and test software that enables the next generation of Dolby Cinema, Home Theater and Music technologies.


The qualified candidate will design, create, and maintain improvements to audio and file processing components, continuous integration/delivery infrastructure as well as analyze and present performance test results. Other potential areas of work will be audio processing plug-ins and Qt user interfaces for professional audio applications.




  • Design and implement improvements to audio and file processing components and continuous integration/delivery infrastructure and UI components, in collaboration with developers and testers at Dolby Barcelona.
  • Work with senior engineers to plan, document and execute code improvements.
  • Present and document results.
  • Stay abreast of industry best practices regarding code quality, software optimization and continuous delivery.




  • Solid knowledge on C/C++ programming skills.
  • Experience in Python programming and shell scripting.
  • Experience with various software environments.



Nice to have


  • Knowledge of audio signal processing concepts.
  • Experience with real-time audio programming concepts and thread synchronization
  • Experience with audio plug-in development.
  • Experience with git version control and associated workflows.
  • Experience with software performance analysis techniques and optimization strategies.
  • Knowledge of spatial audio and professional audio workflows.
  • Passion for audio and media production and related tools.






  • Currently studying: Computer Science, Audiovisual or Electric Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or similar, with programming/scripting experience.
  • Available to work part-time for the duration of the internship (approximately March-August 2023); the selected candidate is expected to work at least some of that time on-site from the Barcelona office.



Dolby Hiring Entity:
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Planta 10 08018 Barcelona,