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Senior Acoustics Engineer

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Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: Sydney, AU

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

The position is within a diverse engineering team working with external customers, Dolby partners and other internal Dolby teams to bring new audio experiences to new devices.
 

This is an ideal opportunity for a Senior Acoustics Engineer to work in an innovative environment designing and developing audio loudspeakers and integrated systems in consumer products. The successful applicant will be working with product management, engineering teams and manufacturing partners to bring world class audio products from concept to market. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with Dolby engineers and product managers to bring new audio experiences to new devices.
  • Familiarity with all transducer form factors including micro-speakers and headphones.
  • Use simulation tools to rapidly iterate on new design concepts.
  • Research and develop new concepts in transducer and enclosure design for all transducer form factors including micro-speakers and headphones.
  • Build and evaluate prototypes to evaluate acoustic designs.
  • Perform competitive product analysis and benchmarking.
  • Write and maintain detailed technical documentation to ensure longevity of design.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends in transducer design and modelling.
  • Design and conduct subjective tests to verify the performance of audio systems.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in acoustics or electrical/electronic engineering
  • 3+ years’ experience in the design and development of loudspeaker systems in the consumer market.
  • Experience designing and modeling transducers and enclosures
  • Proficiency using loudspeaker design tool such as LEAP, LspCAD, FINEMotor, FEMM, etc.
  • Experience with loudspeaker test equipment such as Klippel, Audio Precision, Clio, Listen, etc.
  • Proficiency using 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks
  • Experience with computational acoustic simulations (FEM, BM)
  • High level written and verbal communication in both general and technology-specific applications
  • The ability to work unsupervised.
  • Problem solving and debugging skills.