AES Job Board: Dolby Laboratories, Inc. - Multiple Job Listings

QA Software Test Engineer

Posted On: 2015-10-26
Location: Barcelona, Spain

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, including insatiably curious engineers and scientists. 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.

As a Software Test Engineer in the Dolby Content Creation group, the qualified candidate will test software that enables the next generation of Dolby Cinema and Home Theatre technologies. You will design, specify, create and maintain the QA test environment as well as design write and execute tests. Special emphasis will be put on writing and maintaining automatic tests with scripting languages such as Python.

The candidate will work from the Barcelona (Spain) office and will team up with local and remote software developers and testers.

Responsibilities:

• Work with senior engineers to establish and document product test plans.
• Implement and conduct cost-effective comprehensive regression and product tests to ensure product requirements are met.
• Utilize and adapt existing test automation tools.
• Report issues through a formal bug tracking system and work with the engineering team to help isolate, debug, and resolve issues/bugs.
• Setup, configure, and maintain software test labs and test environments.
• Work closely with beta testing sites, reproduce bugs from the field and report them with clarity.
• Give critical advice on when a product is ready to be released.
• Stay abreast of industry software testing tools and best practices.


Requirements:

• Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Electronics Engineering, or equivalent experience.
• Experience with software testing tools and best practices on designing complex test plans and test cases.
• Experience with scripting using Python.
• Experience with languages such as Perl Batch and, optionally, with compiled languages such as C, C++ or Java. is a plus.
• Familiarity with standard bug reporting tools such as Jira, Bugzilla, or ClearQuest.
• Experience with various software environments like Windows, Linux and OS X, including Unix/Linux terminals.
• Ability to achieve results, meet deadlines, and adjust to quickly changing priorities in a fast-paced engineering environment.
• Excellent oral and written communication in English, time management and organizational skills, and a thorough approach to problem solving.
• Knowledge of audio signal processing concepts is a plus.
• Knowledge of professional audio workflows is a plus.
• A passion for audio and media production and tools such as Avid Pro Tools is a plus


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AV Mixer

Posted On: 2015-10-26
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Incredible opportunity to work in Dolby's new World-class studios in our brand new HQ in San Francisco. Looking for a seasoned surround mixer from the Film, Broadcast, or game world, with immersive audio experience preferred.


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Staff Researcher, Sound Technology Research

Posted On: 2015-11-3
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. As a member of the Dolby team, you will 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 this, we need the absolute best talent, including experts in emerging audio signal processing and acoustics technologies.

This position is in Dolby’s Sound Technology Research Group and involves the creation and refinement of innovative audio signal processing technologies from conception through proof of concept and first reduction to practice. Primary research focus areas include perceptual audio coding, parametric audio coding, and psychoacoustic modeling. Secondary research topics fall within the broader field of audio and acoustics signal processing. This role requires close collaboration with other R&D staff, and includes opportunities for proposing new research directions and project leadership. We are seeking a self-motivated, highly talented team player that is interested in applying his/her skills to enhance audio delivery and reproduction from content creation to consumer device playback. Research results will be evaluated through 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.
* Ph.D. Electrical Engineering with 3 years of algorithm development experience, or MS Electrical Engineering with 5 years of algorithm development experience
* Demonstrated strong ability to create fundamentally new audio signal processing technologies in the form of technical papers, products, and/or patents
* Proficient in the advanced theory and application of digital audio processing and filterbanks
* Strong interest and curiosity in learning, researching and creating new audio processing technologies
* Team-oriented work ethic
* Excellent communication skills
* Proficient in MATLAB and C/C++ language programming
* Expertise in all of the following:
o Perceptual and parametric audio coding theory, methods, and standards
o Psychoacoustic modeling
o Knowledge of mathematical concepts such as linear algebra, probability and statistics, number theory, and information theory


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Staff Research Engineer

Posted On: 2016-1-11
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

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.


This research engineer position in Stockholm, Sweden, focuses on the creation of speech and audio signal processing technologies including the whole range of research from the underlying theoretical concepts to the development of prototypes that provide a proof of concept. As a part of an international team, you will explore new horizons in the field of audio and speech signal processing, such as audio analysis, audio coding, spatial capture and rendering, media intelligence, etc. Applications include pre-processing, coding and post-processing solutions in market areas such as consumer electronics, mobile, broadcast, PC and digital cinema applications.


Knowledge & Skills

You should be a highly talented individual keen on applying your skills and a fundamental understanding of the way that sound sources (audio and speech) are captured, coded, enhanced, and played back using digital signal processing techniques.
MS with at least 5 years of relevant hands-on commercial experience, or PhD with a few years of relevant academic post-doc or industry research and development experience
Experience in research or development in the following fields: Speech or audio signal processing (such as speech codecs, audio codecs, audio pre- and post-processing algorithms, and perceptually motivated audio processing in general)
Proficient in digital signal processing theory and applications
Skilled in psychoacoustics and electro-acoustics, good understanding of general acoustics
Highly skilled in programming Matlab and preferably C/C++
Demonstrated ability to create fundamentally new technologies and the ability to define applications for those technologies in the form of innovative product solutions
Ability to go from idea to working concept
Strong personal interest in sound technologies and in learning, researching, and creating relevant new technologies with high commercial impact
Interest in the practical aspects of audio capture/recording and playback. Experience from development of plug-ins etc. for recording software is a merit
Team-oriented work ethic and ability to work in international teams.
Independent, self-motivated, proactive and positive, focused on possibilities and solutions
Excellent communication skills. Fluent in English.
Experience in project leadership is a merit

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Sr. Research Engineer

Posted On: 2016-1-11
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

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.


This research engineer position in Stockholm, Sweden, focuses on the creation of speech and audio signal processing technologies including the whole range of research from the underlying theoretical concepts to the development of prototypes that provide a proof of concept. As a part of an international team, you will explore new horizons in the field of audio and speech signal processing, such as audio analysis, audio coding, spatial capture and rendering, media intelligence, etc. Applications include pre-processing, coding and post-processing solutions in market areas such as consumer electronics, mobile, broadcast, PC and digital cinema applications.


Knowledge & Skills

You should be a highly talented individual keen on applying your skills and a fundamental understanding of the way that sound sources (audio and speech) are captured, coded, enhanced, and played back using digital signal processing techniques.
MS in Electrical Engineering, or similar, with focus on digital signal processing with a few years of relevant research or development experience
Experience in the following fields: Speech or audio signal processing, psychoacoustics, electro acoustics, mobile audio applications
Skilled in general programming in Matlab, C/C++, Python, etc. for digital signal processing
Strong personal interest in sound technologies and in learning, researching, and creating relevant new technologies with high commercial impact
Ability to go from idea to working concept
Interest in the practical aspects of audio capture/recording and playback. Experience from development of plug-ins etc. for recording software is a merit
Understanding of general acoustics
Team-oriented work ethic and ability to work in international teams
Independent, self-motivated, proactive and positive, focused on possibilities and solutions
Excellent communication skills. Fluent in English.

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About Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

100 Potrero Avenue
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) 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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