Share this Job

Senior Engineer, CE Tech QA

Apply now »

Date: Jun 8, 2021

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, Home Theater, and Music 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 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 tools;
  • Design test methods needed on assigned projects;
  • Report issues through a formal bug tracking system and work with the engineering 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 the software in the 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;
  • 3+ years of professional experience programming in a scripting language such as Python, Perl, or Bash;
  • 1+ years of experience working as a QA engineer. Familiarity with software test concepts, including test planning and test case design, and QA mentality in general;
  • Experience with standard bug reporting tools such as Jira, Bugzilla, or ClearQuest;
  • 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.


Dolby Hiring Entity:
Avenida Diagonal, 177,
Planta 10 08018 Barcelona,