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Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 28 Mar 2010 07:59:39 -0000
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: jobs
Posted-Date: 28 Mar 2010 10:23:54 EDT

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Subject: Principal Compiler Engineer - Sony Playstation (location open
    to discussion)
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 17:22:34 -0700

The Principal Compiler 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

We are looking for top engineers in the industry, and location is
secondary. Ideally we would like to have the position based in our
Foster City, CA office or our San Diego, CA office. We will relocate
engineers for this role, and we are open to an offsite employee. We
will also consider out of country engineers. Please apply directly to
me and reference the job title and
job # 1740. or apply directly at
?lang=en and put in 1740 as the job number.


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, etc.)

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, Inc. (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.

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