Dolby - Student worker - multimedia formats developer



Location (s):

  • Germany


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 inspire/make a difference how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. Are you the one?


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. Would you like to work on the latest entertainment technologies to deliver spectacular experiences with us?

As a member of Dolby Germany’s Consumer Entertainment Technology group in Nuremberg, you will contribute to a company internal software tool framework (bitstream description language, BSDL) that is used to define and represent multimedia bitstream syntax and to analyze and manipulate multimedia files and streams. This framework allows for conversion of binary multimedia into text or XML representations and back. It is mostly implemented in python.

We are offering a part-time employment (e.g. 10h/week) for a mid-term perspective, ideally more than 1 year.


  • You will extend the base of multimedia formats represented in bsdl.
  • You will help to streamline the user interface (command line and, in perspective, graphical) and implement extensions.
  • You will make the tools more robust and user-friendly.
  • You fix bugs and implement missing features.
  • You help keeping the toolbox software architecte in a maintainable and well documented state.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:


  • You are currently pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • You have experience in SW development with Python and C++.
  • You have hands-on experience in object oriented programming.
  • You are interested in software architecture and design.
  • You are interested in multimedia coding formats, most prominently audio codecs, and their containers, e.g. the Iso base media file format.
  • You have good written and spoken English language skills.


Deadline: As soon as possible

Cost/funding for participants:

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