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Staff Software Engineer in Test

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Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: Sydney, AU

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.


The Company continues to grow with several key engineering positions opening up; for this position, we invite you to apply for the role of Staff QA Engineer within the Entertainment Technology Team. This high-performance team concentrates on state-of-the-art next-generation immersive audio - with a consumer home focus. It has been responsible for developing cutting-edge technologies with worldwide impact such as Dolby Atmos, Dolby AC-4, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby Headphone.


The position is responsible for ensuring high-quality and rapid software releases by contributing to product testing strategy and the automated regression testing that enables the roll-out of next generation of Dolby technologies. Applicants require a background in software testing and test automation, a passion for testing and technology and a high level of motivation and initiative.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent;
  • Experience working as software or software test engineer or equivalent;
  • Experience with working with multimedia, communications or DSP and coding technologies;
  • Experience with designing and building test automation frameworks;
  • Exposure to testing software on range of software and hardware platforms such as iOS, Android, Windows, MacOSX and Unix/Linux;
  • Proficiency using Python;
  • Software testing experience, including designing and implementing test plans and test cases;
  • High-level written and verbal communication in both general and technology-specific applications;
  • Ability to learn independently;
  • Demonstrated strong analytical thinking and passion for problem solving;
  • Someone who loves working in a team;


Highly regarded attributes:

  • Knowledge of embedded systems and real time operating systems;
  • Understand and have worked with audio interfaces on various desktop, mobile and embedded platforms;
  • Familiar with one or more software development environments such as: Android Studio, Visual Studio, or similar;
  • Experience testing digital signal processing algorithms;
  • Experience with continuous integration tools & servers such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Cruise Control, etc.
  • Experience conducting acoustic measurements and critical listening;