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Senior Software Engineer

PlayStation, Aliso Viejo, CA

A gaming brand


PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

 

 

Senior Software Engineer

Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Cloud Gaming Engineering and Infrastructure (CGEI) division is owning the Cloud Gaming revolution, putting console-quality video games on any device, from TVs to consoles to mobile devices and beyond.

This is an opportunity to be part of a team responsible for developing new orchestration and low level software for servers and embedded hardware! We are looking for someone with a broad knowledge on Linux in addition to hardware technology including: CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, PCIe, storage and network. This role provides a balanced mix of production and R&D projects that ensures work is both fast-paced and rewarding.

This position offers a healthy mix of development and research projects, ensuring that work is both challenging and exciting. Our ideal engineer brings balanced creativity, a history of accomplishment, and a desire to face unique new challenges.

Responsibilities

  • Development of low-level userspace software.
  • Configuring and deploying container and orchestration technologies.
  • Debug and maintain Linux kernel drivers and features.
  • Troubleshooting performance and reliability issues at a global scale.

Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science / Software Engineering or 5+ years of relevant work experience.
  • 5+ years of combined experience in C/C++ and/or Rust/Go/Python.
  • Proven experience in low-level userspace software development and container technologies.

Desired Skills and Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of Linux kernel and user space.
  • Git version control.
  • Understanding of computer architecture, interconnects, FPGAs and storage technology.
  • Understanding of hardware and software architectures for AI and machine learning.
  • Experience developing device drivers and software for server and embedded systems.
  • Experience building and troubleshooting high-performance systems, resilient to significant load.
  • Experience with 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.

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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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