Software QA Engineer Intern (Summer 24)

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Date: Nov 15, 2023

Location: Sunnyvale, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. The Dolby U internship program offers impactful, project-based work experience in a collaborative, creative environment where you work side by side with industry leaders. Amplify your insatiable curiosity by implementing real-world solutions that revolutionize how people communicate and how entertainment is created, delivered, and enjoyed worldwide. 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. For any student seeking to gain invaluable expertise through meaningful, personal contributions, we invite you to join us in continuing to design a future where technology meets entertainment!


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.


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.


We have an environment of state-of-the art R&D with a culture – big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference. You’ll be working on the development, implementation, test engineering and quality assurance of cutting-edge imaging/video processing algorithms, Dolby Vision and related technologies. Mentored by our experienced senior engineers, your work will contribute to our overall product and technology roadmap.


• Perform software development, create test setups/experiments related to various mobile platforms or other consumer electronic devices.
• Partner with technical writers to provide and review technical data relating to test suite going into technical publication
• Design, develop and execute test cases targeted to test a variety of cutting- edge Dolby Imaging/Video algorithms and software.
• Test and evaluate the Dolby Vision video processing technologies and new features with respect to reliability, accuracy and usability.
• Provide feedback on specific features and record all bugs and issues encountered during testing.
• Maintain and enhance the test-setup including hardware, software and Test Automation environments.
• Help define best practices for source control, continuous integration, automated testing and release management.
• Create tools for internal use to support software engineering best practices
• Produce and maintain useful and usable documentation of work


• Completed or Working towards Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering with an emphasis and passion for multimedia technologies and 1+ years of experience in professional imaging and or system and application engineering.
• Hands-on experience working with Python (Must have), MATLAB (Good to have)
• Experience with at least one automation testing frameworks, such as Pytest, Selenium, Appium, on one of the operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS.
• Comfortable with fast-paced scrum agile development cycle, multiple projects parallel working environment, willing to shift project priority and commitment.
• Experience with source control tools: Perforce, Git, etc.
• Experience in various media frameworks, e.g. Android, Microsoft, Linux and other leading Operating systems video codecs, and compression standards such as H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC is a plus.
• Experience working with streaming technologies and protocols including HLS, MPEG-DASH, Smooth Streaming, Play Ready, MP4 containers and Transport stream containers.
• Ability to troubleshoot applications, hardware-software interactions, OS and related issues.
• Software development/testing experience on popular embedded system platforms (such as Raspberry Pi and Arduino) is a plus.
• Testing experience on Android platform is a plus.
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Results-oriented with a passion to learn new technologies. Self-motivated quick learner who works well with others.
We recognize that applying to internships can be a daunting process, especially if you have not had any previous internships, or if this is a new field of interest to you. Even if you do not have previous professional experience to meet the listed qualifications, we will consider relevant project, volunteer, and extracurricular experiences, and we encourage you to include them on your resume and apply.


Working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field; recent grads who are within 6 months of graduation are also eligible to apply. Must be available to work full-time Monday – Friday for 6 months starting from May/June 2024.


Start date for the internship is as follows: (*note* these dates are not flexible) 

•  May 20, 2024

•  June 3, 2024

•  June 17, 2024


The San Francisco/Bay Area base hourly range for this internship position is $45-$50/hr and can vary if outside of this location. Our hourly 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, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific hourly 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 Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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