1+ months
2017-12-072018-02-05

Sr. Software Engineer - PlayStation

San Francisco, California

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation®Original and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions and regional headquarters in California, London and Tokyo.

 

Senior Software Engineer – PlayStation Vue

San Francisco, CA, USA

Job Description

PlayStation Vue from Sony Interactive Entertainment is a revolutionary service that brings the most modern way to experience TV and aims at cutting the cord with the traditional cable TV experience. Through the slick UI and a rich feature set, it aims at bringing the combination of Live TV along with Video On Demand and ability to DVR in the cloud to the consumers via a Over the Top TV service. The users can experience the service on PS3, PS4, Apple TV, Fire TV, Roku, the web and mobile devices. The Senior Software Engineer will be part of this team and will work on enhancing this experience on PS3, PS4, and other devices.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Design, development and testing of the user interface for commerce features of the PlayStation Vue application.
  • Create an extensible architecture to extend application functionality to multiple devices.
  • Participating in team discussions with stakeholders, and interfacing on a regular basis with the product planning and firmware teams to make sure the product behaves as expected.
  • Guide QA to help with feature testing and automation.
  • Drive better engineering practices around CI/CD that are geared towards releasing high quality software
  • Make data driven decisions. Someone who’s always asking how do I know if something is working well and provides input and insight to the product team.
  • Work with other engineering leads at Vue and drive technical requirement and architecture at a feature level.

Requirements

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience and BS or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering.
  • Significant hands-on experience in building client-based applications and developing high performance user interfaces.
  • Passionate about quality and writing clean, readable code that scales and performs well.
  • Expert in Object Oriented and asynchronous JavaScript.
  • Experience integrating with Cloud services and Restful APIs
  • Experience integration with CE devices and firmware teams

 

Strongly Desirable

  • Experience in building high-performance and memory-efficient client applications and frameworks.
  • Experience with video streaming technologies like HLS.
  • Experience with React and React Native.
  • Up-to-date with latest Web technologies.
  • Worked in a scrum/agile environment.
  • Exposure to applications using OpenGL/WebGL.
  • Development experience for consumer electronics devices.

 

The successful candidate will interact with other talented engineers within the larger application development organization to complete projects. The candidate will also be called upon from time to time to represent the team in technical forums, present architectures, and share experiences with other Sony Software Development organizations.

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.

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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