Staff Embedded FW Architect

playstation

Playstation

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Responsibilities:

In this role, you will drive overall firmware design and execution for high profile product development efforts. This senior leader will build the capabilities of the team and build relationships with internal and external partners and business/product owners.

  • Lead firmware architecture for embedded devices
  • Develop and define new communication protocols as needed to enable peripheral functionality
  • Collaborate with internal SW teams and UX designers to establish requirements
  • Manage the development and validation of firmware with support from engineering partners
  • Support and continue to enhance products after launch

Skills:

  • A technically strong and independent engineer with a software/firmware background
  • System-focused software design
  • Engaged at both the product design level (what should it do?) and the detailed engineering level (how should it be built)
  • Experienced with wireless products and new product development from initial concept through mass production
  • Effective bridging from a small core team working with and within large organizations
  • Comfortable spanning from high level program strategy and management to detailed engineering implementation

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience leading embedded firmware development
  • Experience in the video game industry is not required, but interest and passion for gaming experience, digital entertainment, consumer electronics, and technology is vital

Working Conditions:

  • Small team environment; feels like a start-up within a large organization!
  • Travel (domestic and international) required. Estimated 15%

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information 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.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

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Equal Opportunity Statement:

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 colour, nationality, ethnic or 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.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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Date posted: 2022-07-23