Staff Software Configuration Manager - Git Admin

Date: Sep 16, 2023

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, not to mention a Flex Work approach that is truly flexible to support where, when, and how you do your best work.


Dolby’s consumer entertainment and cinema businesses are bringing Dolby’s breakthrough technologies, powering the world’s top movies, TV shows, music, games, and live sports to more places around the world across a wider range of consumer experiences and devices.



Come be a part of the team responsible for building, releasing, automating and configuring changes through all stages of the build and release cycle at Dolby. This role places a heavy emphasis on supporting a large community of developers in using the Git Code repository.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about developing software and knows how to maximize efficiency within the software development life cycle through usage of SCM tools. A keen eye towards troubleshooting and solving problems is important here. You will maintain, design and develop the Dolby SCM ecosystem. Your previous experience in maintenance and troubleshooting of complex Git architecture and experience migrating large organizations into Git culture is key. You'll work on improving speed, efficiency and scalability of the overall SCM tools ecosystem.  

Essential to this opportunity is the ability to successfully work across functional (development/testing, deployment, systems/infrastructure) and project teams to ensure continuous operation of the Git environment, automating wherever feasible process enforcing rules, triggers and integrations. You'll proactively communicate with the team & will seek opportunities to implement improvements to internal team processes. You'll also contribute to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organizations, defining and implementing best SCM practices across various product groups in Dolby’s regional development centers in Europe, APAC and North America.   

You will architect, enable and maintain enterprise level ecosystem of Software Configuration Management tools and technologies that will make the Dolby Software Development Processes more efficient, reliable, and cost effective.
Job Functions and Competencies:  

  • Designing, Deploying and Maintaining Enterprise level Source Code Managing Systems.
  • Configuring and managing GitLab Multi Services and Multi Regions Deployment using Amazon Webservices
  • Responsible for Large File Systems managing Strategy, Development of Tools and Integrations supporting high Performance for large user base accessing terabytes of Data.
  • Adhering to Infrastructure as A Code best Practices
  • Establishing and Maintaining Solid Disaster Recovery and Redundancy Procedures.
  • Managing Permissions and Nomenclature, establishing protocols to ensure our SCM environment is secure and protected. Implementing best practices for observability and auditing of access controls.
  • Thorough understanding of Git Architecture while providing subject matter expertise support for Developers.
  • Experience with theory of Continuous Integration and Automation tools. Experience with using Python for automation.
  • Experience with migrating source code repositories from legacy SCM systems is required.


Skills, Education and Attribute Competencies:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Git administration experience in a self-hosted, enterprise environments like Gitlab, Github, and/or Gerrit
  • Experience with Artifacts management tools like Jfrog Artifactory, Helix etc.
  • Proficiency with Python and Shell
  • Experience with monitoring tools like Zabbix, Grafana or similar.
  • Some experience with SQL and relational databases administration (i.e. PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Solid Experience with using Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with tools like Ansible, Terraform, Docker.
  • Strong experience in Linux/Unix system administration
  • Experience with AWS CDK in Python is a plus.




The San Francisco/Bay Area base salary range for this full-time position is $175,500 - $214,400 plus bonus, equity, and benefits, and can vary if outside of this location. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, competencies, experience, market demands, internal parity, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and perks and benefits for your location during the hiring process.


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