Front End Game Programmer

About the Employer

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.

Front End Game Programmer

San Diego Studio

We have an exciting opportunity to join our San Diego Studios team here at Sony Interactive Entertainment, PlayStation! We seek a Front End Programmer proficient with C++, C# and game programming to develop and optimize our MLB - The Show product line for the PS4.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing low level systems to support higher-level programmers and pipelines (examples: Save Data, Trophy System, TRC requirements, etc...).
  • Designing and implementing systems and tools to support designer and artist needs.
  • Helping maintain and improve existing systems.
  • Writing clear, maintainable, portable, and highly functional code.
  • Follow coding standards and best practices
  • Profiling and performance tuning of code and systems to remove bottlenecks.
  • As needed work on tools and technology tasks to support specific project requirements.
  • Testing and debugging of your code and that of others past and present.

Required:

  • Minimum of 4 years game industry programming experience.
  • Expertise in C++, C#, and console game development.
  • Developed and shipped several games on consoles
  • Self-motivated with good communication skills.
  • Able and motivated to work with other team members.
  • Commitment to code quality, and sound testing procedures.
  • Experience with multi-threaded systems a plus
  • Experience with user interface tools / techniques a plus
  • Knowledge of baseball rules and strategies a plus.
  • S. degree in computer science or equivalent experience.

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 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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