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1 Oct 2018

Full-Time Sr. Software Engineer

SonyRecruit – Posted by SonyRecruit Anywhere

Job Description

San Diego
We look for the risk-takers, the collaborators, the inspired and the inspirational. We want the people who are brave enough to work at the cutting edge and create solutions that will enrich and improve the lives of people across the globe. So, if you want to make the world say wow, let’s talk.

The conversation starts here. If this role matches your ambitions and skillset, let’s get started with your application. Take a look at our other open positions too. Our many opportunities can lead to infinite possibilities.

Sr. Software Engineer

We build engaging, innovative, user focused applications for Sony. Our engineers are helping to bring to life some of our next generation ideas and features. We are focused on finding a senior software engineer who is a quick and voracious learner, open minded, curious, wants to follow and discover best practices, and enjoys engineering solutions with good code quality. Candidates should have a very good breadth of programming experience and be ready to apply their skills in any area – from JavaScript to native Android to AWS setup/management.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be working on a mixture of projects, varying from prototypes and proof of concepts across different product categories to helping with our production React/Node-based server-less backend and mobile applications. The development will vary from web to Android to backend development – whatever it takes to accomplish the goals.
Helping to define and develop user experiences that delight the customer.
You should be comfortable with mentoring junior software engineers and in leading technical/architectural discussions.
Skill set

You will possess a solid understanding of Java, JavaScript, OOP, Node, React, database design principles and server-side development.
You will ideally have experience with building out RESTful services in AWS leveraging things like CloudFront, WAF, API Gateway, Lambda, Cognito, EC2, and DynamoDB. You should understand AWS best practices in securing and monitoring infrastructure.
Experience with Firebase, Remote Config, Cloud Messaging is good.
Ideal candidate will have experience with native Android application development.
Knowledge of loaders, fragments, and other modern tools/frameworks
Nice to have: C/C++ experience, played with machine learning and/or helped a ML team with tools/infrastructure, Python, embedded development, OpenGL, WebGL, Unity/Unreal, Express or Hapi.
You should have experience with the unit testing of code – using JUnit or equivalent. TDD experience is nice to have.

BS in Computer Science or equivalent required
7+ years of solid industry experience with a breadth of programming language coverage
Ideally 1+ years dedicated to native mobile development and knowledge of platform/tools
Prior mentoring experience is highly desired
Excellent communicator who is passionate about quality, testability, extensibility, and simple design
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment is helpful

Experience with Gradle and Jenkins is very helpful
Experience with Git/GitHub and managing code on multiple branches is expected
Candidate Submission Requirements

Applicant portfolio should be presented:
Link to Stack Overflow, GitHub, or equivalent page(s)
Link(s) to any open-source contribution(s)
Link(s) to any apps in the Android Market or iOS App Stores. Try to be specific about your contribution please.
Code sample(s) if available
Sony Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values employees with a broad cross-cultural perspective. We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. All applicants will receive fair and impartial treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or on any other basis which is protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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