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Program Manager

Posted On: 2017-10-11
Location: Ozark, MO, USA

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.


Overview :

This newly created role of Program Manager supports Dolby’s Cinema and Professional Loudspeaker solutions and will be a member of an engineering team that develops products for the Dolby Cinema business unit. Working closely with the cross-functional business teams, along with the core Dolby Cinema engineering team, the successful candidate will manage multiple programs to successfully bring the next generation of advanced, disruptive products to market.
You will lead cross-functional teams from initiation to product release in the Product Lifecycle Management process through careful planning, risk, communication, coordination, and escalation of program issues to senior management. Ensure that programs are completed within scope, schedule, and cost.
Contribute to the successive refinement of the Product Lifecycle Management processes. Evaluate the processes for participating in their ongoing refinement, training others, and applying processes with flexibility for a wide range of program types.
Having some knowledge of the cinema and/or professional audio markets, and a background in transducers, loudspeaker systems, loudspeaker and room interactions, audio signal processing and product manufacturing is an advantage. He/she must be a team player and thrive in an environment of diverse multi-functional teams, across different time zones around the world.
The successful candidate will regularly engage with people across multiple disciplines including R&D, engineering, manufacturing, support, operations and compliance to deliver innovative products to the market and drive increased market share.


Scope and Responsibilities

• Guide the activities of cross-functional groups to introduce new hardware products/programs. Ensure that stakeholder needs are being addressed.
• Examine program documents including product, process and cross functional team plans to manage an integrated program plan. Facilitate work of functional groups as necessary to ensure that all project deliverables are created and delivered in accordance with the plan.
• Ensure that high-level program status information is maintained. Review status summary materials and present to executive management on a regular basis. Escalate as appropriate.
• Partner with key managers in each group to ensure that overall objectives are understood and supported.
• Ensure that the Dolby Product Lifecycle Management process methodologies, templates, and tools are properly applied to all programs.
• Assist in developing and implementing Program Management global best practices within Dolby, including templates and tools.
• Proactively anticipate problems and build risk mitigation plans accordingly. Resolve issues as they arise. Escalate critical problems to management as necessary. Deliver on-time.


Requirements:

• Willing to relocate to Springfield ,MO area.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 7+ years professional experience in managing hardware programs.
• Practical experience with risk analysis and conflict resolution.
• Ability to multitask and perform under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication, presentation, coaching, and mentoring skills. Ability to present to all position levels, from individual contributors to executives.
• Excellent organizational skills. Ability to work independently to achieve goals established in a team environment.
• Proficient in Microsoft Project, Hansoft or similar scheduling tool, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Excel.
• Flexibility to accommodate work schedules of teammates in International time zones.
• Able to travel internationally

Recommended:

• Engineering degree or equivalent
• Background in audio engineering, transducers, loudspeaker systems, loudspeakers and amplifiers

To apply: http://www.Dolby.com/careers

Please mention AES001079 when applying for this position.


Staff Mechanical Engineer

Posted On: 2017-10-11
Location: Ozark, MO, USA

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.


Overview

This newly created role of Staff Engineer, Mechanical to support Dolby’s Cinema and Professional Loudspeaker solutions will be a member of an engineering team that develops products for the Dolby Cinema business unit. Working closely with the cross-functional business teams, along with the core Dolby cinema engineering team, the successful candidate will utilize the tools and processes of our world class engineering group to bring advanced, disruptive products to market.
The individual is expected to have some knowledge of the cinema and/or professional audio markets, and a background in transducers, loudspeaker systems, loudspeaker and room interactions, audio signal processing and product manufacturing is a clear advantage. He/she must be a team player and thrive in an environment of diverse multi-functional teams, across different time zones around the world.
The successful candidate will regularly engage with people across multiple disciplines including R&D, engineering, manufacturing, support, operations and program management to deliver innovative products to the market and drive increased market share.


Scope and responsibilities

• Design loudspeaker products, rigging structures, interconnects and electronic packaging
• Create engineering documentation and product bill of material
• Work in close collaboration with electrical engineers and acoustic researchers
• Interface with component, tooling and manufacturing vendors to ensure the ME design meets product development expectations
• Perform design and analysis of mechanical systems, enclosures and product protective packaging
• Conduct environmental tests such as thermal, shock and vibration. Issue test reports on findings and analysis
• Directly support internal or external customers in detailed part design, hands-on prototype fabrication and product evaluation
• Lead, mentor and supervise an associate mechanical engineer


Skills, abilities & experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 8+ years of hands-on experience in mechanical design and product development
• Advanced knowledge of CAD software such as Solidworks (preferred), PTC Creo or Siemens NX.
• Experience designing with product development tools such as product lifecycle management (PLM) and product design management (PDM)
• Hands-on knowledge of drafting practices, engineering documentation and change control procedures
• Experience designing electronic packaging such as industry standard 19-inch rackmount chassis and plastic enclosures.
• Experience designing for injection molding process, metal stamping, extrusion and metal die casting
• Experience in design-for-manufacturability, environmental and safety compliance
• Experience with design or evaluation of product packaging
• Experience with analytical methods for static, dynamic stress analysis, thermal and fluid dynamics
• Familiar with instrumentation practices for thermal, stress and vibration and modal analysis
• Experience working with electrical engineers on PCBs and cable assemblies
• Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals
• Material science knowledge with focus on audio products
• Knowledge of wood working, machine shop and inspection practices
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse teams, both functionally and geographically
• Organizational savvy to get things done in a dynamic deadline driven environment
• Proven ability of working hands-on and multitasking
• Solid written, verbal and technical language proficiency
• Ability to travel internationally

To apply: http://www.Dolby.com/careers

Please mention AES001080 when applying for this position.


Staff Electrical Engineer

Posted On: 2017-10-11
Location: Ozark, MO, USA

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.


Overview

This newly created role of Staff Engineer, Electrical to support Dolby’s Cinema and Professional Loudspeaker solutions will be a member of an engineering team that develops products for the Dolby Cinema business unit. Working closely with the cross-functional business teams, along with the core Dolby cinema engineering team, the successful candidate will utilize the tools and processes of our world class engineering group to bring advanced, disruptive products to market.
The individual is expected to have some knowledge of the cinema and/or professional audio markets, and a background in audio electronics, loudspeakers, analog design & data conversion, and power electronics is a clear advantage. He/she must be a team player and thrive in an environment of diverse multi-functional teams, across different time zones around the world.
The successful candidate will regularly engage with people across multiple disciplines including R&D, engineering, manufacturing, support, operations and program management to deliver innovative products to the market and drive increased market share.


Scope and responsibilities

• Design analog and digital electronic hardware with an emphasis on audio band applications. This will require experience with audio band data conversion, mixed signal analysis, and control loop theory.
• Develop and troubleshoot power electronics hardware such as switching power supplies and Class-D audio amplification circuits.
• Simulate and analyze new circuit topologies for use within audio electronics, loudspeakers, and power conversion devices.
• Create design documents (schematics, test procedures, bill of materials, etc.) necessary to support and build products that Dolby will be developing.
• Work and collaborate with a broad cross-functional team to ensure new product designs are developed with proper attention to quality, manufacturing, supply chain, and life cycle details.
• Support product derivative initiatives that expand existing Dolby product portfolios.
• Lead, mentor, and support junior engineers in their career development and project design efforts.


Skills, abilities & experience

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
• Minimum 8 years of industry proven experience.
• Experience with analog & digital audio circuit design, operational amplifiers, data conversion, audio amplification circuits, etc.
• Understanding of switch-mode power conversion, off-line AC/DC power supplies, and Class-D audio amplification design.
• Familiarity with high frequency magnetic design – switch-mode transformers, power inductors, etc.
• Experience with digital communication protocols & theories would be favorable.
• Self-motivated with the ability to perform design & development tasks with minimal oversight.
• Great team player with strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Highly proficient using engineering development tools – circuit simulation, schematic capture, numerical computing environments, integrated development environments, etc.
• Proficiency with Mentor Graphics development tools would be preferred.
• Skilled using laboratory test & measurement equipment such as mixed signal oscilloscopes, audio analyzers, power analyzers, etc.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse teams, both functionally and geographically
• Organizational savvy to get things done in a dynamic deadline driven environment
• Proven ability of working hands-on and multitasking
• Solid written, verbal and technical language proficiency
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally, with one or more trips per year.
• Willing to relocate to the Springfield, Missouri area.

To apply: http://www.Dolby.com/careers

Please mention AES001081 when applying for this position.


Jr. Electrical Engineer

Posted On: 2017-10-11
Location: Ozark, MO, USA

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.


Overview:

This newly created role of Associate Engineer, Electrical to support Dolby’s Cinema and Professional Loudspeaker solutions will be a member of an engineering team that develops products for the Dolby Cinema business unit. Working closely with the cross-functional business teams, along with the core Dolby cinema engineering team, the successful candidate will utilize the tools and processes of our world-class engineering group to bring advanced, disruptive products to market.
The individual is expected to have some knowledge of the cinema and/or professional audio markets, and a background in audio circuit design & signal processing, programmable logic devices, digital design, and embedded microcontrollers is a clear advantage. He/she must be a team player and thrive in an environment of diverse multi-functional teams, across different time zones around the world.
The successful candidate will regularly engage with people across multiple disciplines including R&D, engineering, manufacturing, support, operations and program management to deliver innovative products to the market and drive increased market share.


Scope and responsibilities:

• Support design efforts that incorporate embedded microcontrollers and programmable logic such as FPGA and CPLD devices. This will require some understanding of VHDL coding and familiarity with integrated development environments.
• Characterize and evaluate electronic circuits that utilize various technologies such as digital logic, switch-mode power electronics hardware, digital & analog audio circuitry, embedded processors, etc. This will require some familiarity with laboratory test & measurement equipment, such as oscilloscopes, power supplies, and spectrum analyzers.
• Perform lifecycle and industry benchmark tests on new products.
• Create well-written test reports outlining laboratory findings and circuit characterizations
• Review design documents (schematics, test procedures, bill of materials, etc.) necessary to support products that Dolby will be developing.
• Assist and collaborate with senior engineers and engineering management to aide in Dolby product design and product support initiatives.


Skills, abilities & experience:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
• Experience with programmable logic devices and hardware description languages - VHDL.
• Some proficiency with embedded firmware development and coding, C/C++/assembly.
• Self-motivated with the ability to perform design & development tasks with minimal oversight.
• Great team player with strong verbal and written communication skills, and technical language proficiency.
• Relatively proficient with engineering dev tools and laboratory test & measurement equipment.
• Proficiency with Mentor Graphics development tools would be preferred.
• Willing to work with high voltage electronics and off-line AC power supplies.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse teams, both functionally and geographically
• Organizational savvy to get things done in a dynamic deadline driven environment
• Proven ability to work hands-on and multitasking
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally, with one or more trips per year.
• Willing to relocate to the Springfield, Missouri area.

To apply: http://www.Dolby.com/careers

Please mention AES001082 when applying for this position.


About Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

1275 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
U.S.A.

Phone: +1 415 558 0359
Fax: +1 415 863 1373
Email: Send Email
Website: www.dolby.com

Other Address:
Wootton Bassett
Wiltshire SN4 8QJ
UK
Phone: +44 793 842 100
Fax: +44 793 842 101

Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) creates audio, video, and voice technologies that transform entertainment and communications in mobile devices, at the cinema, at home, and at work. For more than 50 years, sight and sound experiences have become more vibrant, clear, and powerful in Dolby. For more information, please visit www.dolby.com.

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