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Get a job: Sony PlayStation is hiring a Sr. Programmer for VR

Get a job: Sony PlayStation is hiring a Sr. Programmer for VR

May 16, 2017 | By Staff

May 16, 2017 | By Staff
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More: VR, Console/PC, Programming, Recruitment

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Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.

Sr. Programmer (VR)Sony PlayStation

Location: San Mateo, California

Sony is looking for pioneering developers to join its new Virtual Reality team in San Mateo. We seek an ambitious, self-motivated Senior Programmer-VR to help craft unique player experiences with a diverse group of makers and contribute an early influence on our projects.

Job Description

 The Senior Programmer is a generalist role, responsible for building and supporting technology that all developers use to bring ideas to life. This may include animation, navigation, interaction, sound, instancing, scripting, graphics or tools.  A major part of the role is working with team members to identify problems, provide creative solutions, and improve iteration. A requirement of the role is to maintain an open dialog with team members, inviting feedback, and identifying areas of invention and improvement.


  • Design, implement, and maintain systems and tools to support gameplay
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable, and highly functional code
  • Modify and maintain existing runtime code and tools
  • Support and assist other team members
  • Profile and performance tune code to remove bottlenecks
  • Test and document code produced
  • Support tools and technology as needed for specific project requirements
  • Mentor and guide less experienced programmers as needed


  • Sc. degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum six years’ professional programming experience
  • Good understanding of what makes a game fun and interesting to play
  • Strong programming generalist with solid code architecture skills
  • Expertise in C and C++
  • Extensive experience with 3D Graphics APIs / techniques 
  • Solid Graphics / 3D math skills
  • Ability to write efficient/compact code for game consoles with limited resources 
  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • Excellent spoken and written communication
  • Able and motivated to work with other team members
  • A relaxed attitude to working in an agile environment
  • Commitment to code quality, documentation, and sound testing procedures

Interested? Apply now.

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