Sr. Software Engineer (C++)

PlayStation, Aliso Viejo, CA

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PlayStation, Sony Interactive Entertainment (Aliso Viejo, CA)

Cloud Gaming Engineering & Infrastructure


Sr. Software Engineer (C++) 

SIE is looking for a talented engineer interested in pushing the limits of streaming technology.  As the leaders of game streaming, the Core team is responsible for developing the protocol and technology that powers PlayStation Now.  As a Senior Software Engineer, you are capable of handling all aspects of the technology, from the expansion of new clients to implementing new network features.  Never a dull day, the healthy mix of both production and R&D projects ensures that the work is both challenging and fast paced. 


Our ideal candidate is an engineer that enjoys facing new challenges and the sense of accomplishment from tackling them.



  • Implement new client and server features
  • Expand the PlayStation Now service to new platforms
  • Push technological boundaries on R&D projects



  • 5+ years programming in C++
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Experience working with client/server architecture
  • Motivated self starter capable of removing roadblocks
  • Attention to detail at both the product and coding level
  • Ability to work with others and communicate ideas effectively (written and verbal)



  • h264 Encoding/decoding experience
  • Network experience with UDP protocols
  • JavaScript experience
  • Experience developing on mobile platforms (Android or iOS)
  • Avid gamer


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