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Dolby Laboratories, Inc. - Staff Audio Applications Engineer

Posted On: 2014-1-24
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future of Cinema and Home Theater. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. 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 that, we need the absolute best talent, including experts in evolving cinema and home theater technology. We are 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 member of the Cinema and Home Theater Content Creation Engineering team, you will be developing and maintaining Dolby audio mixing and encoding workflow tools. These tools are a suite of hardware and software applications that enable post production facilities and mix stages to create compelling audio content, and encode it for the full breadth of professional and consumer playback environments. The tools this group maintains include remote web applications, real-time audio system software, Pro Tools plug-ins, desktop encoding applications, and SDKs for console and third party application workflow integration.


BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent) 8+ years industry experience.
Strong proficiency in C/C++ and Objective C programming.
Experience in debugging complex systems and issues; follow up on bug reports and resolve problems.
DAW plug-in development w/ one of: Pro Tools, VST, Audio Units.

Highly Desired:

Experience with the Avid AAX Plug-in SDK.
Experience or knowledge of Agile development methodologies.
Experience with Unit Testing Frameworks.


Please mention AES00600 when applying for this position.

About Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

100 Potrero Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: +1 415 558 0359
Fax: +1 415 863 1373
E-mail: Send E-mail

Other Address:
Wootton Bassett
Wiltshire SN4 8QJ
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

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