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Temp Sr. Software Engineer, Video Codec
PlayStation HQ in San Mateo, CA
We anticipate this contract will last one year or more.
We evaluate these consultants for full-time positions before external candidates.
For temp positions like this one, we do not have the ability to transfer visas.
If the prospect of leveraging the latest innovative Video Codec technologies to tackle exciting challenges and contribute to the best gaming ecosystem on the planet is of interest to you, then take your software engineering career to the next level. Our R&D team at Sony Interactive Entertainment (PlayStation) is seeking a Software Engineer to join our Codecs team to design, develop, and deliver an exceptional video compression and decompression technologies for PlayStation platforms.
Design and development product-level encoder and/or decoder software library
Interact with team member as well as overseas engineer to ensure the software delivery functionality exceeds the needs for our user
Interact with our QA team to ensure the quality of our software libraries release
Support department peer engineer on providing advice on Codec and video processing technology
Strong C / C++ programming skill
Video processing technologies
Debugging, performance analysis, and testing
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent
AVC/H.264 and HEVC/H.265
Scrum or other agile software development methodologies
Capable of reading Japanese
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