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Senior Software Engineer
Sony Interactive Entertainment is looking for a talented senior software engineer seeking to push the boundaries of cloud gaming. As part of the Hardware and Systems Engineering team, you will be responsible for the design of cutting-edge technology powering PlayStation Now and other cloud-based services. As Senior Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to shape the design of innovative hardware and software technology with a team of other talented engineers. You will have broad exposure to Linux / BSD systems and a wide variety of CPU, storage and network technologies.
Never a dull day, this position offers a healthy mix of development and research projects, ensuring that work is both challenging and rewarding. An ideal candidate has a strong vision for the future, enjoys tackling challenging problems and takes great pride in overcoming them.
- Hold team to a high standard of code quality
- Driving technical architecture and execution
- Design and develop robust modular systems
- Troubleshoot performance and reliability issues at a global scale
- BS in Computer Science / Software Engineering or 10+ years of relevant work experience
- 10+ years of combined experience in C/C++ and/or Rust/Python
- 10+ years of experience in low-level Linux / BSD systems programming
Skills & Knowledge
- Exceptional C/C++/Rust programming and development skills
- Strong Python programming and development skills
- Strong debugging / analysis / troubleshooting skills
- Linux and/or FreeBSD user/kernel space
- Networking and interprocess communication
- Experience with distributed systems architecture
- Git version control
- Ability to seek out and evaluate new technologies / frameworks
- Strong communication and documentation skills
- Motivated self-starter
- Enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
- Familiarity with software-as-a-service
- Project and people management experience is a plus
- Active contributor to open-source projects is a plus
- Understanding of Japanese language and culture is a plus
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.
We strive to build an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.
We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us, and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.
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We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.
We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.
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