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Date: 6 Jun 2010 07:59:38 -0000
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: jobs
Posted-Date: 06 Jun 2010 17:01:51 EDT

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Subject: Principal Compiler Engineer opening at Sony Playstation - Foster City, CA
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 14:45:41 -0700

Principal Compiler Engineer (Job Number 01740)
Primary Location: United States-California-San Francisco Bay Area - Foster

The Principal Software Engineer will help drive forward next generation
technology through the use of compiler techniques. We are looking for
proven, world class technical expertise in compiler optimization.

Be a key contributor on SCEA 1st party's next generation PlayStation Tools
and Technology team

Provide technical leadership in a truly collaborative effort that brings
out the best in SCEA

Work with your team and other technical leaders to ensure the software is
elegant, efficient, utterly reliable, and done on time

Provide vision and direction in your area of technical specialization
Research, analyze, and write up technical designs and project plans and
review plans of others

Communicate clearly in the form of written correspondence and design

Work with technical writers as necessary

Create efficient, flexible, and sustainable architectures

Create automated tests to ensure reliability

Even your dreams should be in SSA form

At least 15 years experience, with at least 10 years related to
development tools

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work

Less experience will be considered if combined with a Doctorate Degree or
Masters Degree, or equivalent experience if directly established in a
critical role on an open source project (e.g. LLVM, GCC, Perl, Python,

Superlative software engineering knowledge and experience including expert
knowledge of C++ and of object-oriented design and implementation

Experience with multiple assemblers (such as PowerPC, Cell SPU, MIPS, x86,
ARM, 68k, 6502, etc.), scripting languages (such as Perl, Python, Lua,
bash) and interpreted languages (such as C#, Java, JavaScript), and
multiprocessor techniques

World-class experience in compiler optimization, including familiarity
with the LLVM compiler framework and the Clang front-end

Familiarity with multiple operating systems and ability to adapt to new OS
paradigms as needed

Proven world class experience in the development of exceptional
programming tools

Ability to self direct and self manage
Mentor more junior members of the team
Candidate must be able to quickly identify issues and resolve them
Knowledge of the game development process
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment
Constantly innovate how to improve product quality and game team
Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions
Demonstrates dependability and commitment to projects/tasks
Must be able to work in a professional office environment
Approximately 10% international travel
Japanese a plus
Be a part of the most exciting and innovative computer entertainment
company in North America. Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA)
markets the PlayStationB. family of products and develops, publishes,
markets, and distributes software for the PS oneb" console, PlayStationB.2,
PlayStationB.3, and the PlayStation Portable (PSPb") computer entertainment
systems. Based in Foster City, California, SCEA serves as headquarters for
all North American operations and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony
Computer Entertainment Inc.

PlayStationB.Network is an emergent entertainment network delivering
innovative content and community to a worldwide audience, and the newest
division of SCEA (Sony Computer Entertainment America).

It is the policy of Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) to
provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.
SCEA does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, age, disability,
veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other
category protected by applicable federal and state law. SCEA also
makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees.

If interested, please email resume to Shondra Weill or apply directly at

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