Applications Engineer

Dolby - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)4.0


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.

Applications Engineer for Audio Implementation

For the Engineer with a passion for audio technology and customer focused work, this is an amazing opportunity to step into this new and exciting role. In this senior level position in SF, you will have the opportunity to showcase your breadth of audio codec and post processing knowledge, experience in the semiconductor world, and extraordinary customer support skills, by analyzing, resolving and recommending options to help our customers get the most out of Dolby’s products.

Your primary mission will be to support implementations of latest audio technology with our IC customers. Bring your fluency with C/C++, coupled with low level audio driver development experience and digital signal processing knowledge, with a well-developed understanding of porting audio codecs, to deliver on our goals of first class customer satisfaction.

Job functions

You will provide Tier1 support, serving as major customer facing window, to US-based customers, and Tier2 support to internal technical teams outside of US, to help customer on questions about source code and design requirement from our audio implementation development kit.

Support the evaluation and approval of Dolby Licensed Implementations by confirming the accuracy of test results and producing professional, accurate written reports that communicate the conformance of these implementations compared with the established requirements.

Functional requirements

BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
Strong problem-solving abilities
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
Some experience in a customer support role is highly desirable

Technical requirements

Experience with C or Assembly programming on embedded or DSP platform
Solid knowledge on Audio Digital Signal Processing
Related experience in several of the following areas are highly desirable

o DSP algorithm porting, optimization and integration

o Embedded Systems design

o Software for embedded processors

o Computer and Operating system architecture

o DSP architectures and their multimedia frameworks

o Knowledge of MPEG2-TS, MP4, adaptive streaming, HDMI interface