Staff Software Engineer

PlayStation Global

PlayStation Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service

Consumer Software

$167300 - $250900


Senior, Expert

Aliso Viejo, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Upstreaming experience to the Linux kernel
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or 8+ years of relevant work experience
  • 8+ years of relevant programming experience in C/C++
  • 8+ years of experience in low-level Linux kernel and systems development
  • Ambiguity doesn’t scare you. You see it as an opportunity to define the future
  • Linux and/or FreeBSD kernel and systems development
  • Strong debugging / analysis / troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of computer architecture
  • Experience developing device drivers and software for server and embedded systems
  • Understanding of hardware and software architectures for AI and machine learning
  • Rust and/or Python a plus
  • Experience configuring and deploying containers and orchestration technology a plus
  • Git version control
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Active contributor to open-source projects is a plus
  • Understanding of PCIe, FPGA and storage technology a plus
  • Understanding Networking and interprocess communication a plus
  • Understanding of Japanese language and culture is a plus
  • Develop and maintain Linux kernel drivers and features
  • Development of low-level system software
  • Troubleshooting performance and reliability issues at a global scale

Company Stage


Total Funding



Foster City, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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