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Engineer, CE Tech QA

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Date: Nov 12, 2020

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 in 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? 




As an Automation Test Engineer in the Dolby Barcelona QA team, the qualified candidate will test software that enables the next generation of Dolby Cinema and Home Theater technologies.  

You will design, specify, create, and maintain the QA test environment as well as design, write, and execute tests. Special emphasis will be put on writing and maintaining automatic test infrastructure with scripting languages such as Python.  


The candidate will work from the Barcelona office and will team up with local and remote software developers and testers. 



  • Work with senior engineers to establish and document product test plans;
  • Utilize, adapt, and maintain existing test automation framework;
  • Design API and software system-level test cases;
  • Report issues through a bug tracking system and work together with the development team to help isolate, debug, and resolve issues/bugs;
  • Implement and conduct cost-effective comprehensive regression and product tests to ensure product requirements are met;
  • Setup, configure and maintain software QA labs.;
  • Work closely with beta testing sites, reproduce bugs from the field, and report them with clarity;
  • Give critical advice on when a product is ready to be released; 
  • Stay abreast of industry software testing tools and best practices; 



  • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Sound technician degree with demonstrable programming/scripting experience;
  • Professional experience programming in a scripting language such as Python, Perl, or Bash;
  • Experience with software test concepts, including test planning and test case design, and QA mentality in general;  
  • Experience with industry-standard bug tracking tools such as Jira, Bugzilla, ClearQuest, or Quality Center; 
  • Experience with Windows, OSX, Linux, and proficiency using the terminal;
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English;
  • A passion for audio and media production; 


Highly Desired: 

  • Experience testing multi-platform C/C++ libraries using unit-testing frameworks;
  • Experience wrapping and testing C/C++ libraries in scripting languages such as Python;
  • Fluent in Spanish or Catalan;
  • Knowledge of audio signal processing concepts;
  • Knowledge of professional audio workflows and tools such as Avid Pro Tools and others;
  • ISTQB Foundation Level certified tester;


Dolby Hiring Entity:
Avenida Diagonal,
Planta 10 08018 Barcelona,