Tools Programmer (ICE Team)
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SUMMARY
JOB
SUMMARY

Tools Programmer (ICE Team)

What is the ICE Team?

Naughty Dog is home to the ICE Team, one of Sony’s PlayStation Studios' central technology groups. We focus on creating core technologies used by all PlayStation developers.

The ICE Team has been involved with the development of the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5 since its inception, including hardware design, graphics libraries, performance analysis tools, and developer support (hardware evangelism). In addition, the ICE Team has been responsible for the underlying firmware that makes the SSD in the PlayStation®5 blazingly fast!

If you are interested in being part of the future of PlayStation console hardware, we welcome you to join our team!

Summary:

As a Tools Programmer on the ICE Team, you will be working on our next-generation graphics analysis, profiling, and debugging tool in conjunction with our sister technology groups. This tool enables Playstation®4 and PlayStation®5 developers to get better performance from the platform and helps them debug graphical issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Create clean, efficient, and well-tested code
  • Work with other engineers to design new UI for graphics performance analysis tools
  • Develop, maintain, and improve new and existing Windows UI code
  • Continuously improve the user experience and performance of the tool based on internal and external feedback
  • Collaborate with our sister technology groups on global projects
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Requirements & Skills:

  • Decent 3D math skills (especially linear algebra and vector math)
  • Familiarity with OpenGL, DirectX, or other rendering APIs
  • Extensive experience with C++, C#, and Windows Forms
  • B.S. in Computer Science and/or equivalent work experience
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Desire to work on the PlayStation® platform SDK
  • Familiarity with console or PC video game programming *Preferred*
  • Shipped a commercial tool running on Windows platforms *Preferred*
  • GUI art/design skills *Preferred*

As part of the Naughty Dog application process, candidates should expect to be given a technical interview.

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression, and gender reassignment), race (including color, nationality, ethnic, national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category. 

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees, and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

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