Staff Engineer

    • Sydney, Australia

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.

Are you an experienced Python expert looking to take the next step into Team Leadership? We are looking to recruit a Software Engineer in Test Team Lead in the Voice Communications group. Dolby Voice® focuses our legendary audio expertise on business communications to powerfully improve the conferencing experience for everyone. As the Team Lead you will work directly with the engineering development teams, product owners and engineering managers to deliver iterations or our Dolby Voice Conferencing Server product. The role will suit someone who is already leading projects or leading a team and will be mentored by the engineering manager to further develop leadership capabilities.

Key responsibilities

• Lead, mentor and coach a team of QA engineers with an emphasis on collaborative teamwork
• Maintain and further develop a custom Python/Pytest based automation framework
• Coach the team through best design and development practices in relation to further developing the automation infrastructure
• Drive the automation agenda, identifying opportunities to further automate current manual tests
• Prioritize and set team expectations on activities/responsibilities to deliver key QA projects
• Oversee and drive all aspects of the quality engineering process such as requirements management, test strategies and test planning
• Collaborate with the engineering manager to identify and manage potential project risks
• Manage project lifecycles through contributing to synthesis, planning and delivery cycles
• Assess metric reports and provide relevant updates to stakeholders
• Oversee the teams agile process, managing the backlog and sprint plans
• Monitor and manage team performance
• Participate in recruitment, interviewing and hiring process into the team as required

About You

• 8+ years experience working as an automation or software test engineer or equivalent
Strong development skills in Python
Significant test automation skills around designing and building bespoke tools or test frameworks
• Thorough understanding of test methodologies, test design and test best practices
• Familiarity with Linux systems and Linux command line control
• Strong experience in defining test scenarios from requirements and acceptance criteria
• Thorough knowledge and demonstrable experience with agile delivery methodologies
• Track record in leading and delivering complex test projects
• Excellent oral and written English language skills, time management and organizational skills, and a thorough approach to problem-solving

Nice to Have

• Understanding and usage of Pytest
• Previous experience leading small teams
• Experience in working with or testing voice conferencing systems
• An understanding of audio technologies

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

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