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30+ days ago

Senior Software Test Engineer

Dolby San Francisco, CA

As a Test Automation Engineer in the Dolby QA group, the qualified candidate will test software that enables the next generation of Dolby…

30+ days ago

Software Engineer, Broadcast Audio

Dolby San Francisco, CA

You will serve as part of a small team of developers in the Broadcast Technology group. Working with other software, hardware, and mechanical…

30+ days ago

Software Engineer

Dolby San Francisco, CA

As a Senior Software Engineer, the qualified candidate will help develop new products or licensed technologies and be responsible for design… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Sr. Design Engineer (Media Technology)

Dolby San Francisco, CA

The Rapid Prototyping Group at Dolby develops prototypes and proof-of-concept hardware and software designs to determine technical feasibility… Glassdoor

4 days ago

Sr Applications Engineer

Dolby San Francisco, CA

As part of Dolbys Applications Engineering organization, the Audio Software Integration team supports Dolby Licensees with the development… Glassdoor

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    I have been working at Dolby full-time for more than 3 years


    The company is true R&D company, researching how we process light and sound and then applying that to entertainment and communication products. If you are an expert in audio and video, this is the secret pinnacle of employment. The company has successfully transitioned past its internet disruption period and is working on exciting new stuff.

    The people are extremely smart - awe inspiringly so, but also thoughtful and highly considerate of each other. It is small enough that you can know just about everyone who works here.

    Work/life mix is excellent for those who manage their time well. The every other Friday off perk is a life changer.


    Dolby does things with a thoroughness that doesn't suit everyone. The company is playing a long game and the people who do best here are really invested in solving really gnarly problems with products that take years to fully realize. Those looking for shortcuts or quick wins might find themselves frustrated. However, that same thoroughness is what makes Dolby great (and highly profitable) and it is only a 'con' if you personally need a faster cycle time of gratification.

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    Keep playing the long game and continue to aggressively invest in our new products.

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