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Sr Software Engineer

Culver City | Req ID: JR23-10713

Tech/IT/InfoSec at Sony Pictures

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REQ ID JR23-10713 Date posted 04/15/2024

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 
• 5+ 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 

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

Compensation Hiring Range The anticipated base salary for this position is $105,000 - $139,100. This role may also qualify for annual incentive and/or comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position

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.

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