Sr. Staff Architect - Audio

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.


Senior Staff Architect, Audio

Overview:
Be part of a dynamic and innovative engineering team at Dolby within the Consumer Entertainment business group. Your primary responsibility will be to spearhead the enablement of Dolby Audio/Video technologies on Microsoft products working closely with external and internal engineering, marketing, and sales teams and being the primary architect and technical interface to the customer.
Responsibilities:
• Architect A/V solutions and experiences for Microsoft's software and hardware products through detailed design proposals, deep engagement with Dolby engineering teams across the globe, and coordination with external partners
• You will be the primary Dolby technical interface to the customer and act as a bridge between internal and external technical stakeholders
• You will be a technical engineering leader who understands system and ecosystem architectural issues for media playback
• You will monitor industry trends and be the technical "go-to" expert on all Microsoft-related work
• You will also work closely with the Dolby engineering teams building products for Microsoft, and others, ensuring alignment across Dolby's product offerings

Requirements:

• A deep familiarity with the video or audio pipelines for the Microsoft Windows OS and Xbox is required
• A deep working knowledge of Microsoft development environments and tools required
• Excellent software design and programming skills in C/C++ and C# required
• A proven track record of commercial software or hardware designs
• Audio or video experience with any part of the Microsoft Windows and Xbox platforms or ecosystem will be strongly preferred
• Knowledge of audio/video pipelines in other Operating Systems (including macOS, iOS and Android) is preferred
• Familiarity with common development and debugging techniques on embedded platforms is required
• Experience in API design and maintenance


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