Vacancy : Software Engineer (Target Management Tools Team) - Dublin

About the role:

The Target Management Tools Team, based in central Dublin, develop a range of applications which are part of the PlayStation SDK and are used by thousands of game developers, game testers, artists and producers.

Applications and features include managing pools of development kits connected on the local LAN, loading and running game code from a PC on to development kits, remote development kit management, and a real-time Memory Analyser application.

This role will suit you if you have up to five years relevant experience; we will also consider a graduate passionate about software engineering and keen to grow as an engineer.

Responsibilities:

As a Software Engineer you will be working as part of a team in an Agile/Scrum environment. You will be responsible for developing new and improving existing features in our Target Manager suite of tools and applications.

We are continuously adding new features and developing new tools. We have a strong focus on usability and stability.

Qualifications:

  • BSc in Computer Science / Engineering degree or equivalent industry experience.

Essential skills:

  • Up to 5 years practical experience in software development.
  • Strong C/C++ development and debugging skills.
  • Experience of developing applications for Windows, Linux and Mac OS.
  • Experience of UI design and implementation.
  • Experience with high performance/multi-threaded applications.
  • A solid understanding of software testing techniques including writing unit tests.
  • An understanding of IDEs and Debuggers

Desirable skills:

  • Knowledge of: C#, DirectX, Dynamic “scripting” languages such as Python, Lisp or Ruby, Continuous Integration and Version control systems is a plus.
  • Experience of interfacing with networks and hardware e.g. TCP/IP, USB.
  • Knowledge and experience of Windows device driver model (WDM) and writing user and kernel mode drivers.

Personal Attributes:

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional design and coding skills.
  • A desire to explore ideas and, above all,
  • Have a passion for quality

Package:

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Salary:

  • Negotiable, dependant on experience.
  • Excellent benefits package and working conditions.

Start Date:

As soon as possible.

Application Process:

If you meet the above requirements we would love to hear from you. Please submit a CV and a covering letter indicating why you are interested in the role, and describing your relevant experience. Applications should be sent to:

sn-careers@sony.com.

Candidates must be eligible to work legally within the Republic of Ireland

 

About SN Systems

We create development tools for PlayStation® platforms including PlayStation®4 Pro and PlayStation®VR. From debuggers and performance analyzers to compilers and target communication servers, our products are designed to make PlayStation® developers' work easier and more efficient.

As a team under Sony Interactive Entertainment's (SIE) Hardware Engineering and Operation division working on research and development, we have a deep understanding of game developers' needs, and use our expertise to create a range of advanced development tools.

We currently employ c. 95 people in Bristol (HQ), Dublin and San Jose in a dynamic environment where change is the norm.

Equal Opportunity Statement

SN Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.