Women Impact Tech

Sr Software Development Engineer in Test - Audio

    San Mateo, CA

About the Role:

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.

Are you a motivated and creative individual who enjoys investigating new technologies? If so we have a great career opportunity! We seek a motivated engineer with a background in software testing. Here, you will validate and innovate PlayStation’s groundbreaking hardware and software products. This is an opportunity to utilize your programming skills in C++ and Python while working on the most sophisticated gaming platform available. If this is you, please apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Own manual and automated test development for PlayStation SDK.
  • Team up with developers to ensure test coverage and build test plans that help deliver high quality features.
  • Maintain and improve existing Jenkins CI/CD framework, build CI Pipelines, enable automation runs, and develop visualization tools for test reports.
  • Improve coverage by creating automation scripts and test codes.
  • Debug, analyze, and report issues through test operation and verify bug fixes.
  • Drive test related meetings and create test plans, designs, statuses, reports to be accountable for the test activities and share with project members.
  • Develop new tools, methodologies, techniques, and test metrics to improve our processes.
  • Mentor junior team members by reviewing test plans, automation scripts, and provide measurable feedback.

Qualifications:

  • Solid experience writing manual and automation test codes in C++ and Python.
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience building and executing test plans and test cases, also crafting automation frameworks and test suites for SDKs. (Audio preferred)
  • Passionate about quality and strive to improve the test process, propose the innovative methodology and drive their usage within the teams.
  • Exposure to version control solutions, such as SVN and GIT.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining CI systems. (Jenkins preferred)
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent knowledge.
  • Preferred: Testing software of audio systems, audio libraries, or audio signal processing.
  • Preferred: Developing test code for a game console.
  • Preferred: Experience on both Linux and Windows.
  • Preferred: Bug tracking such as Jira or Bugzilla.
  • Preferred: Agile software development process.

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