Full Time Job

Senior Software Engineer


London, United Kingdom 08-25-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Why PlayStation?

Role: Senior Software Engineer

Team Overview:

The PlayStation Studios Tools and Technology Group lives at the intersection of PlayStation's game and platform development. We work on debug analysis tools such as crash reporting, test automation and video streaming technology as well as platform tools such as compilers and file IO & compression hardware and software. Some of our tech is widely used by every PlayStation developer worldwide and we work especially closely with game teams inside the PlayStation Studios family.

Role overview:

We seek a Senior Software Engineer to work as part of a global team creating and maintaining debug and test tools. These tools help with the running and coordination of tests on PlayStation platforms as well as on PC. They include systems for input simulation, input recording and playback, remote access and remote control as well as management, coordination and monitoring of multiple test targets.

What you'll be doing:
• Develop tools using C# and C++
• Perform testing and bug fixing
• Create and maintain internal tests
• Create and maintain internal and external documentation
• Gather and document requirements from external teams
• Perform code reviews
• Assist with hiring and training/mentoring of new staff

What we're looking for:
• Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
• 5+ years' experience with C# and/or C++
• Experience working with version control system platforms such as GitHub
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Desire to build, collaborate and develop strong and positive team relationships
• Attention to detail, organization skills, and strong work ethic

Beneficial Experience
• Writing and debugging TCP/UDP networking code
• Video streaming protocols and compression formats
• Familiarity with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment/Delivery (CI/CD) concepts and practices
• Creating tools for Windows in C# using .NET 4.7 or later
• Working in an agile project environment
• Understanding of or direct exposure to game development practices
• Broad interest in the games industry

• Discretionary bonus opportunity
• BUPA Private Medical Insurance
• Dental Scheme
• 25 days holiday per year
• On site Gym
• Subsidised Café
• Free soft drinks
• On site bar
• Access to cycle garage and showers
• Free eye test and glasses voucher
• Cycle to work scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Competitive Pension

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership 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.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjn53w-34-239-154-240-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.