Sr Staff Solutions Engineer

    • Tokyo, Japan



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.

Job Title: Solutions Engineer for Audio/Video streaming service

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Summary Description

We are looking to hire a Solutions Engineer to provide technical support for Audio/Video streaming service providers and broadcasters in Japan. The primary objective of the role is to enable Audio/Video service with Dolby Audio Technologies (such as Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby AC4). The role involves understanding the internet streaming and broadcast system workflows in detail with a view of consulting and supporting customers to deploy Dolby Audio technologies.

Responsibilities and functions
  • Provide detailed technical analysis and systems level support for Dolby Audio technologies to Dolby's existing and potential broadcast, mobile and online customers across the entire signal chain from sound acquisition, mixing, encoding, streaming, and playback
  • Work closely with Sales team for pre-sales activities with understanding customer requirements and Dolby's commercial objectives
  • Support Dolby's marketing activities with technical information, setting up product demonstrations, and attending tradeshows/events
  • Support standards related work where relevant

Experience, Skills and Qualifications Required
  • The ideal candidate would have in depth experience working for a broadcaster/OTT or telecommunications service provider company or for a 3rd party audio/video technology vendor or system integrator
  • The ideal candidate would have working experience or knowledge of
    • Sound design and audio editing/mixing
    • Live outside broadcast operations
    • Audio coding technologies (DD+/AAC) and its containers (mp4/TS)
    • IP streaming technologies such as DASH/HLS and CDN/AWS
    • Audio/video encoding and test equipment
    • Audio signal handling on SDI, MADI, DANTE, AES67, and SMPTE2110
    • Streaming playback technologies on TVs, mobile devices, and PCs
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work and learn proactively with own initiative
  • Native-level Japanese proficiency with English level of TOEIC 730 or above
  • Willingness to travel, and a willingness to work outside normal office hours, when required

  • Please note that the position is based in Tokyo, Japan and that there is no relocation package available.
  • Please submit CVs both in English and Japanese upon application.

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