Engineer II
Posted on 5/1/2023
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Have worked with cutting edge graphics technology, R&D, or as a game developer
  • Have experience working with and writing drivers, core technology
  • Obsessed with optimizations and efficiency
  • You like to tinker, reverse engineer, and make things better, faster
  • Have a track record of delivering professional products within time and on budget
  • Tired of long hours crunching at work and not having enough time for yourself and family
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Industry and/or academic experience within the supported domain (Gfx, Sys, Network, etc.)
  • Industry and/or academic hands-on experience with graphics techniques, languages, APIs, and tools
  • Strong C/C++ programing ability and structured programming knowledge
  • Graphics experience, including understanding of GPU hardware and graphics pipelines
  • Excellent analysis, debugging, problem-solving and code optimization skills
  • Support, educate, and push the boundaries of game technology for developers
  • Directed R&D with the opportunity to create new technologies for developers
  • Have ownership of projects that impact PlayStation technology and game engineers directly
  • Work with leading AAA studios and engineers around the world
  • Become an expert in high-end computing graphics technology
  • Focus on graphics and systems technology at the deepest levels and areas of specialization
  • Innovate graphics code and technology to maximize rendering quality and performance on PlayStation platforms
  • Have a support and service-oriented mindset
  • Proven ability to learn new skills and eager to embrace new challenges
  • Excellent collaborator and ability to work effectively and efficiently with others
  • Excellent communication skills through all mediums (verbal, written, etc.)
  • Comfortable speaking to large groups publicly
  • Enjoys creating educational materials (PowerPoint, articles, etc.)
  • Flexible in areas of development and assignment of tasks
  • Self-motivated and resourceful
  • Acts independently, professionally, and proactively with continuous drive for excellence
  • Provide direct partner support through dedicated online developer portal, conferences calls, 1 on 1 meetings, etc
  • Investigate and identify issues for developers to resolve blockers through code, technical guidance, and documentation
  • Fulfill department KPIs (Key-Performance-Indicators) which are directly tied to department support metrics such as quality of response, response times, resolution times, etc
  • Participate in internal/external training which is driven by developer needs. Including but not limited to creation of content for PlayStation partners at public and private events such as GDC, internal developer conferences, webinars, etc
  • Have ability to
  • Ramp-up quickly on multiple topics/subjects to become the expert
  • Handle and prioritize multiple issues and projects at the same time
  • Mentorship
  • Will Insert yourself as a mentor to junior level engineers
  • Looks to delegate, guide, encourage and assist others
  • Leads by example
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Core Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices