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Senior Software Engineer

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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. 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 revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. 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. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.




Streaming entertainment services are exploding. Consumers around the world continue to shift their entertainment experiences to the Internet. At Dolby, we ensure that consumers receive a superior experience across all devices and delivery paths based on our core technologies, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision. We are raising the bar on quality and reliability for online entertainment and transforming the industry.


We are seeking a talented software engineer to help design, build and deploy cloud-native solutions and infrastructure for intelligent A/V content processing and delivery systems. You’ll work with an outstanding team to deliver next-generation scalable, reliable and secure systems based on microservice architecture, cloud media processing pipelines, databases and CDNs. At Dolby, science meets art, and you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere. We offer a culture of collaboration, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits. Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future of cloud media processing and delivery.




  • Develop a distributed and scalable cloud application (backend, frontend, containers and/or executables) used for testing other cloud-based applications.
  • Review proposed technologies, testability and test strategies.
  • Automated test framework design and execution.
  • Utilize and adapt existing test automation tools, create new test tools when required.
  • Report issues through a formal bug tracking system and work with the engineering team to help isolate, debug, and resolve issues/bugs.
  • Stay on top of current industry software testing tools and methodologies and make substantial contributions to the development and deployment of new test technologies, tools or methods.
  • Resource estimation, effort distribution, progress tracking, risk assessment, and metrics reporting.




  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science/Engineering or Electronics Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in software development.
  • Professional experience with test automation, scripting and programming in MULTIPLE modern object-oriented programming languages (e.g: C++, C#, Java, Python, JavaScript...), both dynamically and statically-typed, in order to easily pick up development on different tools.
  • Extensive experience with Linux and BASH.
  • Experience testing in multiple software environments like Windows, OS X, Linux.
  • Experience with cloud computing, both serverless and container-based architectures.
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum software development.


Nice to haves:


  • Extensive experience designing test plans.
  • Experience with multiple (non-AWS) cloud providers.
  • Excellent knowledge of and experience with current software testing industry tools and standard methodologies.
  • Familiarity with standard bug reporting tools such as Jira, Bugzilla, or ClearQuest.
  • Experience testing Dolby or similar products in the audio domain is a significant plus.
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Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

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