Staff Engineer - Mobile Apps SDK Development

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Date: May 30, 2024

Location: Sydney, AU

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

The position is responsible for planning, designing, development and delivery of a disruptive consumer application and SDK for App developers using native capabilities of iOS and Android. This is a hand-on technical role and requires knowledge in iOS and/or Android media stack to develop audio/video capture, playback and streaming libraries. The position demands a candidate capable of doing quality work against technical and schedule challenges, following strong software design and process principles.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan, design, develop and deliver iOS and/or Android native audio-video capture, playback and streaming applications and libraries;
  • Lead and contribute in high quality SDK architecture definition;
  • Lead and contribute towards software design, code and bug reviews;
  • Serve as a Mobile SDK development expert in project scrum team to evangelise and follow industry best software development processes;
  • Serve as a technical lead, mentor and guide for junior members in project team;
  • Establish and breakdown software design requirements and performance goals of SDK’s;
  • Collaborate with audio engineers and QA engineers to establish requirements and ship high quality SDK’s;
  • Anticipate and mitigate potential issues and risks in a project;
  • Document requirements, software manuals and test procedures in collaboration with scrum team
  • Applies software engineering design patterns to develop well-structured application code;
  • Make informed technical decisions, considering all aspects of the problem;
  • Efficiently handle ambiguity and multiple competing priorities at work;
  • Update job knowledge by studying trends and developments in rapidly changing cloud technologies landscape;
  • Effectively employ written and verbal communications to collaborate with business ownership, product management, engineering and user experience team members to achieve project goals.



  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering or comparable field;
  • 8+ years' solid commercial experience developing native iOS and/or Android apps
  • Professional experience using iOS and/or Android Media frameworks
  • Professional experience using Xcode and Android Studio, programming in Swift, Java, Kotlin, C/C++;
  • Experience in using JSON and REST-based API’s for mobile applications;
  • Experience using iOS/Android Design Patterns Eg. Clean Architecture;
  • Experience developing automated tests for iOS and/or Android apps;
  • Ability to own and lead development projects in an Agile Environment;
  • Ability to understand and contribute to SDK product needs and requirements;
  • Good verbal communication in both general and technology-specific applications



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