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Staff Applications Engineer

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Date: Sep 12, 2021

Location: Shenzhen, Futian District, CN

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.



Summary Description:

The person holding this position will be primarily responsible for developing multimedia framework and applications running on various platforms.


Job Functions:


Interact with partners and new prospects to conduct the business of technology licensing using a diplomatic, professional approach, including written correspondence and face-to-face meetings.

Through an extensive, long term focused training, become a technical authority in specific areas related to Dolby Vision HDR technologies.


Provide detailed integration support and deep technical knowledge to our partners who are integrating Dolby Vision into their consumer products and services.


Understand customer requirements, delivering technical presentations, technology demonstrations, and promoting the value proposition of technologies to customers. Be the technical lead for sales-orientated technical presentations and demonstrations to customers, technical staff and senior management


You'll take the lead in providing partner feedback on Dolby Vision HDR, broadening the knowledge through understanding technical trends and objectives. Work with technical groups within Dolby to resolve customer issues and improve Dolby tools and products. Help define and improve integration and testing processes


Partnering and interacting with various groups within Dolby, you will be the voice of our partners, resolving technical challenges and delivering a resolution on behalf of Dolby enabled ecosystems. Projects will require specialized technical knowledge of Dolby Vision SDKs, as well as other technologies in the ecosystem that Dolby Vision HDR relies on to be enabled.


While collaborating with Dolby Engineering and Marketing to provide recommendations and suggestions for new products and features, based on customer needs and competitive information, you'll use customer meetings to gather intelligence about customers’ product plans, product requirements, competitive offering and approaches and share data with relevant internal Dolby teams.


You'll also work with Marketing as required, providing input and requirements for the design, development and execution of presentations and technical demonstrations tools to effectively present and sell Dolby technologies to customers.



Education, Skills, Abilities, and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years’ development experience in mobile/tablet area (C/C++/Java).
  • Solid and strong embedded experience of development/debugging on mobile devices.
  • Experience in multimedia framework e.g. Stragefight/Nuplayer on Android and an understanding the underlying technologies (e.g. codecs, streaming, OpenGL) is a strong plus.
  • Experience in ExoPlayer is a plus.
  • Experience in app developing on Android or iOS is a plus.
  • Experience in Qualcomm audio DSP developing is a plus.
  • Fundamentals about Video quality, HDR, Color science, Video codecs is plus
  • Strong object oriented software design skills.
  • High level written and verbal communication in both general and technology-specific applications.
  • Comfortable with fast-paced scrum agile development cycle, multiple projects parallel working environment, willing to shift project priority and commitment.
  • Results-oriented with a passion to learn new technologies.