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Software Engineer

  • Location: San Francisco
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 11 June 2022
  • Referral: 207502@accuick.com

About Client:

  • PlayStation has been at the forefront of interactive and digital entertainment since the debut of our first console in 1994.

  • Our products delight millions across the world through incredible games, cutting-edge experiences, and access to many types of media.

  • This commitment to amazing our fans is at the core of who we are and one we share with Sony Corporation, internationally known as a leader in music, movies, and consumer electronics.

  • We’re headquartered in San Mateo, California, and our global workforce includes teams in offices across North America, Europe, and Asia.

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Prototype a cross-platform game codebase looking at PlayStation specific features across multiple generations of the PlayStation platform

  • Design and author Unreal Plugins and gameplay to expand a PC developer sandbox environment for internal developers to create engaging demonstrations of platform features and capabilities

  • Building and documenting gameplay features to exercise unreleased platform SDKs and network capabilities

  • Documenting integration challenges and experience with pre-release features and structuring feedback for development teams across game client and server

  • Participates in team scrum processes - (e.g. plan/review/retro, daily stand-ups, maintaining board, identifying risks and blockers)

  • Collaborating with developers, product managers, technical program managers, etc. to refine specifications

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in STEM related field (or similar work experience).

  • 3+ years professional experience in games, interactive media, streaming or similar field Strong C++ skills, especially developing in Visual Studio environment.

  • In-depth experience building, profiling, analyzing and debugging self-contained features.

  • Experience blending, refactoring and extending an existing codebase

  • Strong written communication skills and habits  

Bonus qualifications:

  • Experience shipping titles on a modern console a strong plus

  • Unreal Engine game development, especially networking/multiplayer experience

  • Windows environment development experience

  • Cloud-gaming experience (particularly AWS- e.g. GameLift)  

  • Knowledge of debugging device-specific areas with Windows, Mobile, or Consoles 

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.