Full Time Job

Principal Software Engineer

Sony Interactive Entertainment

San Francisco, CA 07-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Principal Software Engineer, Future Forward Concepting

Location: San Francisco, CA

Are you interested in pushing the boundaries of the game industry? Do you like working at the cutting edge of technology while incorporating your innovations into actual products that will touch over 100 million gamers on PlayStation?

The Principal Software Engineer will design, develop, and experiment with future forward experiences for PlayStation that will have strategic importance for PlayStation. S/he will use their understanding of technology, frameworks, and constraints to help pave the way for future innovation on our platforms.

• Collaborate with other engineers, designer, and product managers around the globe to experiment with new experiences that can be incorporated into our portfolio.
• Work with architects and engineers at SIE to incorporate the best concepts and technologies into our applications, frameworks, systems, and processes.
• Spearhead overall innovation activities across the company
• Perform research and technical due diligence for potential investment or partnership opportunities
• Produce excellent, thorough design and development documentation

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science plus 8 years of experience. Master's degree preferred.
• 8+ years of solid programming experience in JavaScript and at least one other object oriented language (C++, .NET, Java, Objective-C, Swift)
• Works under tight time constraints and respond to rapidly evolving requirements
• Passionate about quality and writing clean, readable code that performs well
• Passionate about experimentation and innovation
• Experience with Agile/Scrum software development methodologies
• Strong understanding of engineering standard methodologies – requirement gathering and analysis, design and develop secure and scalable code with unit tests, partake in code reviews and documentation
• Experience with open source based technology stack and scripting technologies required
• Open to travel to SIE offices around the globe
• Ability to handle periodic on-call duty as well as out-of-band requests
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

Helpful but not required
• Game industry experience

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1ywq0-3-235-227-117-42 in your application.

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.