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Sr. Software Engineer in Test

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Date: Nov 21, 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.





  • Design and execute automated testing with a focus on audio and metadata verification.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of customer requirements.
  • Independent test strategy planning, automated framework and test design, and execution
  • Design, setup, configure and maintain software testing labs and environments.
  • 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.
  • Manage continuous integration
  • Coach and develop junior engineers.
  • 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.




  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science/Engineering or Electronics Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in software testing, including creating and implementing comprehensive test plans.
  • Professional experience with test automation, scripting and programming in Python, Pytest, C/C++, Linux, and BASH.
  • Experience testing in multiple software environments like Windows, OS X, Linux, etc.
  • 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.
  • Achieve results, meet deadlines, and adjust to quickly changing priorities in a dynamic engineering environment. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills




  • Experience in Agile/Scrum software development.
  • Experience testing Dolby or similar products in the audio domain is a significant plus.
  • Experience using software test automation frameworks such as pytest.




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.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland