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Senior Software Engineer

Culver City | Req ID: JR20-10284

Technology at Sony Pictures

Join us in a dynamic fast paced environment focused on delivering value by leveraging an agile framework. In support of our ever evolving film and television businesses, our IT teams leverage the latest technologies and focus on cloud adoption.

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Be a part of a diverse, inclusive and collaborative culture that focuses on professional development, high performance and growth by leveraging structured programs that include OKRs (stretch for amazing) and modern development planning tools (e.g. competency model). Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

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  • change agent
  • effective communicator

Job Details

REQ ID JR20-10284 Date posted 03/16/2022

Senior Software Engineer

At Sony Innovation Studios we are developing cutting edge technologies for use in virtual productions and entertainment experiences. Located at the heart of the Sony Pictures studio lot in Culver City we are surrounded by creative and talented people looking to create the best entertainment possible. We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Software Engineer to join our Core Technology team to help develop next generation volumetric technologies and real-time applications for use in virtual productions.


What You Will Be Doing
• Design, implement, test, and maintain real-time software features and functionality
• Design and develop high-performance system such as disk data streaming
• Optimize systems such as memory, CPU, and other low-level systems
• Work with other engineers in devising clean and efficient solutions
• Work closely with other disciplines such as art and design


What We Are Looking For
• B.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
• 3+ years developing C++ applications as part of professional team
• Strong skills in modern C++ 14/17
• Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
• Good understanding of multi-threaded programming and optimizations
• Understanding of memory management techniques
• Experience working on large code bases
• Excellent debugging skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Committed to code quality


Bonus:
• Experience with real-time software performance optimizations
• Experience with VR and AR development and optimization techniques


Benefits:
• Comprehensive health and benefit packages
• 401k with company match
• Discount movie tickets
• Sony products discount

• And so much more..

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

*As part of our commitment to health and safety, all U.S. non-union and O.P.E.I.U. Local 174 applicants and employees must submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request and obtain approval of a reasonable accommodation based on disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. To request an accommodation for purposes of participating in the hiring process, you may contact us at SPE_Accommodation_Assistance@spe.sony.com.

Behind the Scenes

Kaushal Sheth Director, Sr App Lead

“I’m proud to work in a place that is always teeming with life. As part of the IT organization, we are constantly innovating and finding new ways to apply technology to solve business problems, in order to support the talent and teams who make award winning shows and movies. The culture at Sony Pictures is very diverse and we have many opportunities to get involved. I serve on the board of employee groups and enjoy the experience and exposure that allows me to interact and network with all facets of the entertainment industry. ”

Gina Erikkson Vice President of Corporate Finance

“I’ve had the pleasure of working at Sony Pictures for almost 10 years and it has been a dream come true! The Lot is filled with energy, creativity, and history around every corner. My colleagues are friendly, supportive, and likeminded. Our work is challenging and filled with new opportunities every day. There are very few environments with this much to offer and I am proud to be part of such an innovative and iconic brand such as Sony Pictures.”

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