Innovation Senior Software Engineer

Sony Playstation
United States, San Francisco, CA
12 days ago
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Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Innovation Senior Software Engineer

For this software engineering role, we are looking for someone to join our future forward concepting team as a contributor and collaborator on new projects. The Future Forward Concepting team looks at a broad range of potential opportunities, seeking to find novel and interesting technology applications to solve real problems our users have.

The ideal candidate for this position would be someone who relentlessly questions the existing methods and techniques for solving problems. Asking “Why?” as a result of a particular interaction or software feature is ideal. We are seeking a collaborator, not necessarily someone who is going to be on the hook for endless tasks in Jira with the rigors and ceremonies of typical software development.

The concepting group may move from project to project, and we would expect the right candidate to be excited by change and the challenge of context switching between many ideas.

Collaborators we’re looking for possess similar traits to those outlined below:

If any of the above sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Relevant Experience or Education

Responsibilities and Role Definition

As part of the Future Forward Concepting team, this position’s primary role is to contribute to and collaborate with the team on various software development projects. This contribution can take many forms depending on the project:

As a senior engineer on the team, the primary responsibility of this role is to provide technical expertise and execution skills to take ideas from the paper to prototypes and beyond. Often, we will have collaboration sessions over video conferencing or utilizing tools such as Figma or Miro.

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We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

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