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Senior DevOps SW Engineer

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Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Sunnyvale, US Remote Texas, US Remote New York, US Remote California, US Remote Washington, US Remote North Carolina, US Remote Oregon, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in communications 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 Interactivity API platform team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from online meetings to webinars, from e-health to gaming. We continue to revolutionize how people collaborate and enjoy communications 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. If you are a highly motivated qualified individual who is looking to grow your career in a fast-paced environment, then Dolby is the place for you.

We are seeking a talented and experienced DevOps Engineer to join a growing team building out a cloud services platform at Dolby. You will join a team of DevOps Engineers who will have the responsibility of managing the 24/7 operations of our SaaS infrastructure for intelligent media processing and delivery systems. You are a passionate leader who loves to roll up their sleeves, dive in, collaborate, and implement solutions to complex problems. You’ll be part of an engineering organization responsible for delivering 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.


Responsibilities :

  • Partner with a distributed team of engineers to own and manage 24/7 operation of A/V content processing and delivery SaaS systems according to a Service Level Agreement 
  • Provide architecture and technical leadership of the overall DevOps infrastructure & tooling
  • Own and maintain development of CI/CD pipeline for production and testing environments
  • Support and own efforts to achieve automation, quality, stability, security, and high availability goals of the systems. Develop a roadmap to optimize the operations together with key stakeholders 
  • Collaborate with development engineering teams to drive development of tools and methods to monitor system health, data analysis for identifying potential issues, seamless software updates, automation related to error detection and mitigation, and cost monitoring 
  • Build trusting relationships with work partners across the organization, especially with development engineering teams for ideation and implementation of continuous improvement to the service
  • Own and provide clear and timely updates and status of the service operation and reliability to key stakeholders and leadership
  • Guide and mentor other DevOps Engineers




  • 6+ years professional experience with a minimum of 4 years of DevOps + SaaS API experience
  • Experience in deploying and operating highly scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant cloud-based applications according to SLAs
  • Experience with support and on-call responsibilities
  • Automation and building out informative monitoring dashboards
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience in several of the following
    • DevOps best practices and tools, setting up CI/CD pipelines and related tools 
    • Cloud-native application deployment, reliability, performance monitoring/alerting systems, & Incident management processes and tools
    • Cloud platforms architectures (ex. AWS, GCP, Azure) and common features (ex. S3, EC2, ALB, IAM, Lambda), Networking and security, sysadmin
    • Microservices, containerization, orchestration, and scaling (ex. Docker, Kubernetes), terraform
    • Test-Driven Development, agile development practices, automated testing, QA processes, and Software Design Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Strong engineering and software background. Coding experience in node.js, python, + shell scripting preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering or comparable 


Additional Qualifications :

  • Experience with working in a distributed team structure across different geographical locations
  • Experience with microservices-based architectures
  • High-level understanding of OTT media streaming systems


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 Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto