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Platform Solutions Manager

Posted On: 2016-6-9
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

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.


Summary Description

As Platform Manager you will join a small but critical team at the heart of Dolby’s audio innovation, your contribution will directly influence the priorities and direction that Dolby takes. Between the team of platform managers we are responsible for the core audio technology platforms that allow Dolby and its customers to build products that push the audio experience boundaries.

As Platform Manager, you are responsible for the vision, roadmap, and execution of key audio technology platforms which are essential in Dolby’s current and future business. This global role collaborates with external influential industry partners to help validate platform concepts and technology roadmaps and internal technical / business and development teams.

Furthermore the Platform Manager is responsible for ensuring that the strategy of the platform contributes to the company's overall vision, strategy and goals.


Essential Job Functions

- Own and be accountable for the vision, roadmap, development, management and on-time delivery of one or more key audio technology platforms
- Ensure that the audio technology platforms are aligned with the company vision, and meet and exceed current and emerging market needs.
- Own the cross-company coordination and prioritization of the platforms needs, collaborate to ensure the platforms meet the needs of multiple products.
- Own the continued evolution of the platforms by collaborating with research, provide guidance on new areas and prioritize on what to solve, document customer usage and use cases. Collaborate with platform engineering and applicable business group technology leaders and partners to ensure feasibility and applicability.
- Partner with other Platform Managers, Platform Development teams, Architects to ensure the end to end ecosystem from content creation to consumer playback delivers the optimal experience.
- Partner with research and development, business group leaders and CTO office, to formulate the medium to longer term master roadmap (3+ year time horizon) that guides creation and evolution of core audio platforms and ecosystem solutions for the company.
- Be a visible and pro-active platform/technology expert, leader and evangelist. Define best practices on how your platform is integrated within Dolby’s products and products developed by Dolby’s customers.
- Stay current with industry technology and maintain awareness of market and customer trends. Use this knowledge to evolve your technology platforms.
- Be responsible for day-to-day Platform Solutions tasks such as identifying, defining and prioritizing new features, optimizations, and enhancements; clarifying the platform requirements and customer needs; and scheduling platform updates and managing the platform roadmap.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Education Requirements

- Bachelor’s degree required in technical, engineering, science or related fields; advanced degree (e.g. MBA) or equivalent experience desirable.
- Minimum of 10 years of relevant industry experience in product/technology management.
- Passion for enhancing the entertainment experience and for “pushing the technology envelope”.
- Track record of managing successful complex technology products and systems.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse teams, both functionally and geographically. Can demonstrate the ability to bring consensus to planning and product development initiatives is a must.
- Basic understanding of signal processing algorithms (audio processing and compression), signal processing blocks (like FIR, IIR, FFT etc).
- Strong, oral, and written, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills; excellent team member, having a strong public presence with the talent to present
- Good understanding of requirements management, epics/user stories, and feature prioritization.
-Experience in Agile product development/leadership is desirable.
- Good understanding in managing the complete product lifecycle, from initial concept to end-of-life.
- Proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, high-technology environment
- Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
- Deep knowledge of audio technologies and applications. - Knowledge of Dolby’s products, technologies and customers or equivalent industry knowledge desirable.
- Ability to travel domestically and overseas. International travel and work experience desirable


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Senior Researcher, Sound Tech Research

Posted On: 2016-6-30
Location: San Francisco, CA, 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 position is in Dolby’s Sound Technology Research Group in San Francisco and involves the creation and refinement of innovative transducer and audio signal processing technologies from conception through proof of concept and first reduction to practice. Primary research focus areas include transducers, psychoacoustic modeling and signal processing for use in market areas such as consumer electronics, mobile, broadcast, PC and digital cinema.

Responsibilities:

•This position is in Dolby’s Sound Technology Research Group and involves the research and development of new ideas in transducer design, technology and signal processing, as well as building and evaluating prototypes to demonstrate acoustic and signal processing designs.
•The work involves close collaboration with other R&D staff, as well as opportunities to develop and propose independent ideas for investigation.
•We are seeking a self-motivated, highly talented team player that is interested in applying his/her skills to enhance, simplify, and redefine audio delivery and reproduction from content creation to consumer device playback.
•We work in teams that interact with other internal groups in multiple geographies as well as potential customers of the technology.
•Research results will be evaluated through critical listening, objective performance metrics, and subjective listening tests.

Requirements:

•M.S or Ph.D. in electrical engineering, acoustic engineering or other audio related program with exposure to transducer design and audio algorithm development in an industry setting
•Solid background in transducer theory and the application of digital audio signal processing techniques
•Proficient in MATLAB and C/C++ language programming
•Demonstrated ability to innovate and prototype through projects, papers, products, and/or patents
•Strong interest and curiosity in learning, researching and creating new transducer and audio processing technologies
•A passion and appreciation for the creation and reproduction of high quality, immersive audio
•Team-oriented work ethic
•Excellent communication skills

Additional Desired Qualifications:

•Loudspeaker design tools such as LEAP, LspCAD, FINEMotor, FEMM, etc.
•Loudspeaker test equipment such as Klippel, Audio Precision, Clio, Listen, etc.
•Computational acoustic simulations (FEM, BEM)
•3D CAD software such as SolidWorks or Rhino3D
•Mathematical concepts such as linear algebra, probability and statistics
•Frequency domain processing
•Psychoacoustic modeling


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Sr. Researcher, Sound Tech Research

Posted On: 2016-6-30
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Overview:

Come be part of a team responsible for creating cutting edge audio algorithms that have shipped in billions of products worldwide. Dolby’s Sound Technology Research Department continues to develop groundbreaking new technologies that have a direct and measurable impact on the company’s success. As a Senior Researcher, you will conceive, develop, and prototype new audio algorithms in collaboration with other researchers in San Francisco and around the globe. A strong emphasis will be placed on innovative techniques for the playback of the latest immersive audio formats, such as Dolby Atmos. This is a chance for the results of your work to be heard by millions.

Responsibilities:

•This position is in Dolby’s Sound Technology Research Group and involves the creation, prototyping, and refinement of innovative audio signal processing technologies.
•The work involves close collaboration with other R&D staff, as well as opportunities to develop and propose independent ideas for investigation.
•We are seeking a self-motivated, highly talented team player that is interested in applying his/her skills to enhance, simplify, and redefine audio delivery and reproduction from content creation to consumer device playback. Playback over multi-channel speaker systems, sound bars, televisions, mobile devices, headphones, and newly invented form factors will be considered.
•Research results will be evaluated through critical listening, objective performance metrics, and subjective listening tests.
•We work in teams that interact with other internal groups in multiple geographies as well as potential customers of the technology.

Requirements:

Candidates must have these skills or background.
•M.S or Ph.D. in electrical engineering or other audio related program with exposure to audio algorithm development in an industry setting
•Solid background in the theory and application of digital audio signal processing
•Proficient in MATLAB and C/C++ language programming
•Experience implementing audio algorithms running in real-time
•Demonstrated ability to innovate and prototype in the area of audio signal processing through projects, papers, products, and/or patents
•Strong interest and curiosity in learning, researching and creating new audio processing technologies
•A passion and appreciation for the creation and reproduction of high quality, immersive audio
•Team-oriented work ethic
•Excellent communication skills

Background in the following areas is also desirable:

•Psychoacoustic modeling
•Frequency domain processing
•Spatial audio perception, processing, and reproduction
•Room and transducer acoustics
•Mathematical concepts such as linear algebra, probability and statistics
•3D graphics programming such as OpenGL
•Basic UI design and programming


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About Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

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

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

Other Address:
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Phone: +44 793 842 100
Fax: +44 793 842 101

Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby creates innovations that enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or on the go. For more information about Dolby Laboratories or Dolby technologies, please visit www.dolby.com.

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