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Staff Cloud Software Engineer

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Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Sunnyvale, 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.



Streaming entertainment services are exploding as consumers worldwide shift their entertainment experiences to the Internet. At Dolby, we raise the bar on quality and reliability for online entertainment and transform the industry. 
We seek a talented Senior Cloud Platform Engineer to build out Dolby's new cloud services platform developing reliable, scalable, and secure web services & APIs using AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and other cloud infrastructure. This senior technical contributor and developer role requires solid coding experience, distributed systems, and cloud services. 



  • Design, develop and own shared platform components that serve as foundational pieces for other teams to build off of (eg. base microservice, auth service, message queues, API routing, centralized logging, load balancing, etc)
  • Design, develop and own deployment infrastructure and tooling, including CI/CD
  • Create tools and processes to maintain a proper security posture for the platform
  • Work closely with other teams to understand full end to end use-cases in order to ensure cross-functional requirements are met
  • Provide guidance across teams in cloud architecture and distributed system design for new projects running on the platform
  • Work closely with SRE teams to ensure the platform can be monitored effectively
  • Be part of the incidence response team for platform-related incidents




  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or comparable field.
  • 8+ years of professional experience designing, developing & deploying commercial, scalable, and secure web services.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience in several of the following:
  • Cloud-native application development, deployment, reliability, performance monitoring/alerting systems, & incident management processes and tools
    • Coding experience in Golang, Python, JS is a plus
    • Familiar with cloud platform 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
    • Common API authentication/authorization schemes
    • DevOps best practices and tooling, setting up CI/CD pipelines and related tools
    • Experience with cloud security and compliance. Familiarity with security compliance standards (e.g. SOC, ISO, CSA)
    • Test-Driven Development, agile development practices, automated testing, QA processes, and Software Design Life Cycle (SDLC)
    • API design and development
  • Ability to understand and contribute to full-stack product needs and requirements.
  • High-level written and verbal communication in both general and technology-specific applications. The ability to document the work we do and explain it to others is critical. 





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