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Lead Software Engineer

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Aliso Viejo, CA 11-22-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

Lead Software Engineer

Cloud Gaming Engineering & Infrastructure

Sony Interactive Entertainment is looking for a hardworking Lead Software Engineer seeking to push the boundaries of cloud gaming. As part of the Hardware and Systems Engineering team. You will be responsible for the design of cutting-edge technology powering PlayStation Now and other cloud-based services. As technical lead, you will have the opportunity to craft the design of innovative hardware and software technology with a team of other hardworking engineers. You will have broad exposure to Linux / BSD systems and a wide variety of CPU, storage and network technologies.
Never a day, this position offers a healthy mix of development and research projects, ensuring that work is both challenging and exciting. The ideal candidate has a strong vision for the future, enjoys pursuing challenging problems and takes extraordinary pride in overcoming them.

• Act as a technical lead and mentor to other team members
• Hold team to a high standard of code quality
• Driving technical architecture and execution
• Craft and develop robust modular systems
• Tackle performance and reliability issues at a global scale

• BS in Computer Science / Software Engineering or 10+ years of relevant work experience
• 10+ years of combined experience in C/C++ and/or Rust/Python
• Validated experience in low-level Linux / BSD systems programming
• Proven track record in tech lead position

Skills & Knowledge
• Outstanding C/C++/Rust programming skills
• Strong Python programming and development skills
• Strong debugging / analysis / troubleshooting skills
• Linux and/or FreeBSD user/kernel space
• Networking and inter-process communication
• Experience with distributed systems architecture
• Git version control
• Ability to seek out and evaluate new technologies / frameworks
• Project and people management experience
• Strong communication and documentation skills

Additional attributes
• Motivated self-starter
• Enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
• Familiarity with software-as-a-service
• Active contributor to open-source projects is a plus
• Understanding of Japanese language and culture is a plus

Company Profile
Sony Interactive Entertainment

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.