Senior C++ Software Development Engineer in Test (TM)

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Sr Software Development Engineer in Test - Audio

PlayStation HQ in San Mateo, CA

Are you a motivated and creative individual who enjoys investigating new technologies? If so we have a great career opportunity! We seek a motivated engineer with a background in software testing. Here, you will validate and innovate PlayStation's groundbreaking software products. This is an opportunity to utilize your programming and skills while working on the most sophisticated gaming platform available. If this is you, please apply!

  • Own and develop manual and automated tests for the Playstation SDK and products.
  • Work with engineers to understand feature development and craft test plans and test cases that exercise specifications, edge-cases and increase test coverage.
  • Continuously test, monitor, debug, profile, analyze, and optimize SDK components through testing operations.
  • Drive meetings with partners and be accountable for testing activities, report status, raise risks, and share knowledge with project members.
  • Develop new tools, methodologies, techniques, and metrics to improve testing processes.
  • Minimum 4 years professional experience in QA engineering or software development with C/C++ and Python.
  • Passion to learn new technologies, investigate complex challenges, produce innovative processes and technical solutions.
  • Experience designing and implementing threaded, asynchronous software with low-level memory management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently with multi-functional teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, or a related field.
  • Development and testing experience with spatial audio tech: HRTF, binaural audio.
  • Strong understanding of digital signal processing concepts in the audio domain.
  • Experience maintaining CI/CD environments: Jenkins, SVN, Git.
  • Hands-on development experience with game console platforms (Playstation/Xbox), game engines (Unreal/Unity) and audio middleware (Wwise/FMOD).

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