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Field Application Engineer - Automotive

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Nuernberg, DE

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? 


Summary Description   

Exciting opportunity for a Field Application Engineer to help bring innovative in-car entertainment systems to market.  

The objective of this role is to help bring Dolby Atmos to cars, this means working with car manufacturers, Tier 1 automotive OEMs, and middleware/software makers. This role will provide technical support during pre-sales, integration, and post-sales of Dolby’s licensed technologies.  


The position is based in our office in Germany – either in Munich or Nuremberg. 


Essential Job Functions:  

  • Provide detailed systems-level support for Dolby Audio Technologies to Dolby’s automotive customers. Support and resolve issues regarding Dolby Technologies in product development and deployment. 

  • Provide pre-sales support, technical training to customers, and support to accounting managers as required.  

  • Provide relevant technical analysis of the customer’s systems across In-vehicle- Infotainment, streaming services integration, and cabin acoustics. 

  • Work closely with the European account management team. In conjunction with the rest of the sales group, evangelize Dolby technologies to the automotive and consumer electronics market. 



  • Degree or equivalent in Science, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Music Technology. 

  • Ability to understand requirements for audio and video technologies used in automotive applications. Demonstrable hands-on experience working with automotive electronics, consumer electronics, or silicon providers.   

  • Basic understanding of OTT/VoD standards, formats, and workflows is a plus. 

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential; written and verbal interactions with customers individually and in groups are a major part of the job.  

  • Willingness to travel (approx. 30% of the time on average), mostly within Europe, and a willingness to work outside normal office hours, when required. 


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