Senior Programmer
Updated on 9/4/2023
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.
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
AI & Machine Learning
Software Engineering
  • Strong C/C++ experience
  • Strong 3d Math Skills
  • Strong understanding of current data structures, algorithms, and methodologies, including Behavior Trees and other modern AI methods
  • A wide range of game application and game engine skills (e.g., AI, and all related gameplay systems)
  • Minimum 3 years industry experience creating AI for AAA game development
  • B.S. in computer science, engineering or equivalent
  • Multiplayer experience a plus
  • Key contributor to the development of technology as well as systems and tools that support game design needs. This includes, but is not limited to game logic, character behaviors, navigation, state-based animations selection or motion systems, scripting support, combat systems, entities systems, sound support, debugging support
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of the game design to manage communication and enable early identification of issues
  • Collaborates with the production team to develop all aspects of the specified game-play experience from a technical perspective
  • Provides input into the technical design and vision through all phases of the game development cycle from pre-production through final product release. This entails ensuring products are of the highest technical quality and uphold the integrity of the game design
  • Maintains a clear understanding of personal task lists and project milestones to ensure set goals will be met from a scope, schedule, and game-play perspective
  • Clearly communicates updates and concerns to their manager
  • Manages requests or information needs regarding any aspect of the technical creation process with the appropriate members of the development team
  • Actively maintains skill set and knowledge base by keeping track of the latest innovations from the industry
Desired Qualifications
  • In addition, this role is eligible for SIE's top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a package. Click here to learn more