Sr. Software Engineer - macOS

Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation Los Angeles, CA

About the Job

Sr. Software Engineer - macOS

Los Angeles, CA

PlayStation is the leading entertainment platform with 80 million daily active users in over 90 countries!

The primary responsibility for this position will be to work on the development of macOS desktop and web applications focusing on front-end. The ideal candidate must be a skilled Objective-C developer with experience in macOS application development. He/She will work with peers on the development of macOS Desktop/Web applications that support other Sony's businesses in the digital content and customer service area. The role will primarily be focused on development and delivery of projects. He/She is expected to communicate with members of the Technology group by providing status, identifying and raising issues and participating in planning activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Create masOS applications and Sketch plugins using Objective-C, CocoaScript and other front-end technologies.
  • Take individual responsibility for the entire development cycle from requirements definition and design through coding, debugging, testing and final release.
  • Work closely within a tight knit team of experienced engineers to produce high-quality software products on an aggressive schedule.
  • Demonstrate professional engineering practices including alignment to coding standards, producing design documentation, and supporting integration.
  • Write and execute unit tests.
  • Communicate estimates, schedules, issues and dependencies to technical or project lead
  • Refactor existing code base and improve overall quality of code

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related discipline, and Minimum of 5 years of experience in commercial software development, especially focusing on macOS and front-end development.
  • Excellent Objective-C and CocoaScript coding ability
  • Experience profiling and optimizing mac OS applications
  • Experience with web technologies: React.js, React Native, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience with modern JS (ES6) coding, testing, debugging and automation techniques
  • You value team success over personal success
  • A passion for quality and close attention to details
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Aptitude to independently learn and share new technologies

Desired:
  • Experience with Swift
  • Knowledge with libraries such as PIXI, Antd
  • Experience with Sketch and writing plugins for Sketch using Sketch APIs
  • Experience with NodeJS
  • Experience building cloud deployed applications