Senior Software / Tools Engineer C++ , Python - Bristol

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Job Reference: BBBH2538
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Games Programming
Location: Bristol
Salary: Competitive Rate

We are looking for an enthusiastic software engineer keen to contribute to the on-going success of the Toolchain for PlayStation platforms including PlayStation 4.

You will join an existing team and contribute by:
Working with a highly collaborative agile team to develop, test and maintain linker and binary utilities for various PlayStation platforms that will be used by game development studios worldwide.
Working with the Developer Services team, providing second-line support to quickly find fixes or workarounds for issues encountered by game developers.
Interacting with other teams working on other areas of the SDK such as the runtime libraries, compiler, debugger, or profiler.


  • Excellent knowledge of C++
  • Practical experience of Python
  • Knowledge of x86/ARM disassembly
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • A strong communicator; a good standard of spoken and written English
  • Ability to work as part of an agile team, participating in planning meetings, code reviews, and paired programming
  • An understanding of how assemblers, linkers, compilers, debuggers and performance analysis tools work
  • Knowledge of both Windows and Linux operating systems


  • Experience of working in an agile team
  • Understanding of test-driven development
  • Knowledge of file formats such as ELF, DWARF
  • Knowledge of open source toolchains such as LLVM, GCC
  • Knowledge of tools and systems such as Visual Studio, Jenkins,
  • Knowledge of other languages such as C#, Java, javascript, HTML
  • Some experience of C++ game development would be an advantage

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