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Date: 8 Aug 2010 07:59:39 -0000
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: jobs
Posted-Date: 08 Aug 2010 19:38:34 EDT

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Subject: Staff Compiler Engineer opening at Sony Playstation - Foster City, CA
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 08:02:56 -0700

Staff Compiler Engineer (Job Number: 01810)

Primary Location : United States-California-San Francisco Bay Area -
Foster City


SCE US Research & Development requires an engineer to create, support,
and a maintain shader compilers for SCE's current and future
platforms. Compiler is expected to be reliable, generate small and
fast code, provide clear error messages, and perform well in the
context of our development environment. Engineer is also expected to
support this and other compilers, respond to bugs, feature requests
and requests for help from third party developers.


Develop and maintain SCE shader compilers

Develop front-end for a new shader programming language Research,
design and implement middle-end and target specific optimizations

Implement production-ready compiler code that is stable and integrates
with our other debugging and development environment tools

Work with documentation team to create user documentation

Support game developers using the compiler, fixing bugs and giving
advice as appropriate


At least 3 years experience working on a production compiler
Strong C and C++ development skills
Sold experience in all aspects of compiler development: front-ends,
high-level, general and target specific optimizations, code generation,
instruction scheduling, performance analysis and tuning, testing
Ability to work with and to communicate with team members and third party
Ability to set and manage own priorities while contributing to team's
overall goals
Any experience with shader compilation, shader programming, graphics
pipeline, GPGPU, or GPU architectures is a plus


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent or related field or
equivalent experience
Master's degree in Computer science or related field preferred

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.

If interested, please email resume to Scott Spears at or apply directly at

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