Senior Compiler Engineer

PlayStation Global

PlayStation Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service

Consumer Software

$160,900 - $241,300



San Mateo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Exceptional C and C++ knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • At least five years of proven experience
  • Experience with the LLVM compiler
  • Solid understanding of debugging, performance analysis and tuning, and testing
  • Knowledge of compiler internals, including general and target-specific optimizations, code generation, instruction scheduling, and runtime library interactions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Preferred: Master’s degree
  • Preferred: Experience in both Windows and Linux development environments
  • Preferred: Experience with agile software development methodologies
  • Preferred: Experience with diverse multi-country development teams
  • Preferred: Enthusiastic passion for a breadth of programming languages
  • Work with a distributed team of engineers to design, implement, optimize, debug, test and deliver product-level compiler tools
  • Engage with the open-source community for mutual benefit
  • Optimize developer turnaround time by reducing compile time and innovating new techniques to reduce compile and link time overhead
  • Improve the debugging experience for optimized code
  • Enhance the performance of generated runtime code via new optimizations and enhancements to existing optimizations
  • Develop and enhance test suites to amplify code coverage and reduce regressions, harmonized with the QA team to ensure the quality of the compiler

Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.

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