Sr. Software Engineer in Test (C++ / Python)

PlayStation, San Mateo, CA

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Senior Software Engineer in Test

PlayStation HQ in San Mateo, CA


Will consider professional experience at upper mid-level to senior.


Are you passionate about quality and have an eye for detail?  Would you like to help ensure our software runs smoothly for developers and users alike?  Do you want your work to influence the most successful gaming platform of all time? 

We are looking for an engineer to work closely with our engineering teams to design and develop tests to exercise APIs and tools.  As a part of R&D, you will have the opportunity to experience and contribute to new and exciting technologies, potentially outside the scope of your immediate role.  


  • Write test cases in C++ for automated test frameworks
  • Work with different engineering teams to design and develop the test framework solutions
  • Design and create new stand-alone test programs up requested
  • Debug and analyze defects and create solutions for regression tests
  • Setup and generate automated test reports
  • Create test reports for activities performed
  • Collaborate with overseas teams including outsourcing vendors



  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Software development or Software Testing development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Proficient in using MS Visual Studio
  • Proficient in Python scripting and testing automation
  • Experience with different continuous integration tools, ex: Jenkins, Buildbot
  • Experience with different version control systems ex: SVN, Git, Perforce
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills


  • Background in game development, consumer electronics
  • Extensive exposure to debugging tools on both Linux and Windows
  • LLVM compiler
  • Compiler testing experience



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