Staff Software Engineer
Cloud Engineering
Updated on 5/22/2023
Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 10-15 years of relevant development experience
  • Expert knowledge in C/C++ and/or Rust
  • Expert knowledge in low-level Linux / BSD systems programming
  • Good understanding of networking concepts
  • Solid understanding of building highly resilient distributed systems which can handle significant load
  • Ambiguity doesn't scare you. You see it as an opportunity to define the future
  • Python knowledge nice to have
  • Good knowledge of version control tools such as git
  • Strong debugging / analysis / triaging skills
  • File systems, object/block-based storage, and networking knowledge
  • Ability to seek out and evaluate new technologies / frameworks
  • Leads the design, development, and deployment of large features and systems within our datacenter racks
  • Ability to break high-level features into appropriate tasks for other engineers to develop
  • Responsible for designing high-level architectures which support multiple functional areas
  • Ability to become a domain expert for one or more functional/product areas
  • Triages and fixes reported bugs
  • Communicates estimates, schedules, issues and dependencies to project and upper management
  • Works with Test Engineering and QA to own end to end testing for functional/product area
  • Continually brings new ideas and insights about technology to engineering team
  • Mentors other engineers on development best practices
  • Builds and fosters relationships with other FTG teams to help improve development process and eliminate inefficiencies
Desired Qualifications
  • Good knowledge of Java or Golang is a plus
  • Experience in storage, driver development, performance engineering, and audio/video encoding
  • Familiar with Agile development environment; people management experience is a plus
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Strong accountability and motivation
  • Contributions to widely used open-source libraries is a plus
  • Stays up to date on the latest technology trends in the areas of distributed systems and systems programming
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