Senior Audio Programmer

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Senior Audio Progammer 

PlayStation HQ in San Mateo, CA (Note this position can be fully remote for anyone in the USA or Canada) 

PlayStation is seeking a software engineer to join our Audio Technology team. This team is responsible for providing the entire audio pipeline from authoring tools to game-runtime to low level synthesizer. Our team works closely with AAA developers like Naughty Dog, Guerrilla Games, etc. to drive the future of PlayStation audio. This is a unique opportunity to be part of all aspects of AAA game audio development and help define the next-generation of game audio. If this is you please apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement runtime systems and tools for our customer’s needs (such as propagation, streaming, performance, and so on)
  • Support sound designers in their use of these systems and tools
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable, and highly functional code
  • Profile and performance tune code to remove bottlenecks
  • Support and extend audio workflows and pipelines
  • Test and document code produced

Qualifications:

  • Min. 5 years professional programming experience with expertise in C/C++ and any C# is a plus
  • Must have prior experience working with Unreal engine; Frostbite, Unity or any AAA propriety game engines a plus.
  • Exposure to game audio systems, game audio content creation or music production, etc.
  • Generalist with proven code architecture skill
  • Excellent spoken and written communication
  • Able and motivated to work with other team members
  • Dedication to code quality, documentation, and sound testing procedures
  • Passionate and takes initiative
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and equivalent experience

Bonus Skill (level-up your application!):

  • Proficiency in linear algebra

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