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Shader Compiler Engineer

iSize Technologies

iSize Technologies

London, UK
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

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.

About the Advanced Technology Group

The Advanced Technology Group (ATG) is part of PlayStation Studios, and contributes to some of the most recognisable and ambitious console games and franchises. In addition to its original mission of developing ground-breaking technology for our games, the group is also a key contributor to PlayStation platform development, including large parts of the GPU software stack upon which all PS5 games are built.

What you’ll be doing

  • You will be working on the Shader Compiler used for all GPU programming on PlayStation 5.
  • Your tasks will include, designing and developing new compiler features that allow the most efficient use of the PlayStation 5 hardware, communicating and advocating these features to developers, as well as providing expertise to other system software engineers and GPU support teams.
  • You will be learning the lowest-level details of the PlayStation 5 hardware and software, and then using this knowledge to provide high-quality and high-performance solutions.
  • As a key member of the graphics team, you will be regularly interacting with game developers who work on PlayStation 5, allowing you to better understand their requirements and provide the greatest value.

This is a unique and senior position at the core of PlayStation GPU technology. Your colleagues in ATG will include the engineers developing the rendering and ray tracing libraries, GPU tools, as well as contributors to the architecture of multiple generations of PlayStation consoles. The role also involves close collaboration with other key hardware and software stakeholders, so together we can provide game developers with the means to push the boundaries of our platforms.

What we are looking for

Experience working on GPU or CPU compilers, or related technology.

An interest in GPU technology and low-level programming.

Benefits:

  • Discretionary bonus opportunity
  • Hybrid Working (within Flexmodes)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • On Site Gym
  • Subsidised Café
  • On site bar
  • Access to cycle garage and showers

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.