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Programmer – Platform Expert – London

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

SIEE London


Our clients PlayStation Dev Support team provides support to the development community for all areas of the PlayStation platforms, including graphics, system features, online gaming, network technologies and the submissions process. The team works closely with various teams across the world helping to define the direction taken now and in the future, as well as contributions to platform libraries.


Job Description:

You will be working alongside a team of engineers supporting developers on all PlayStation platforms, via a support website, as well as on-site visits, training and presentations at developer conferences.

You will also be working with key staff in various groups within the company including Third Party Relations and Strategic Content; 1st and 3rd party developers; and publishers in an advisory capacity.

As a company they encourage innovation in the team, setting aside 10% for ‘innovation time’ allowing you to investigate technologies and implement something new. You will also be involved in an element of project work and software development creating, or updating, libraries or sample code to help our developer community.

This role is ideally suited for recent graduates with a good programming background (ideally with a games or multimedia element), who want to enter the games industry; as well as software engineers who want to make the move into the games industry. This is a 12 month fixed term contract role, with the possibility to be extended.



  • Experience with C or C++ programming
  • Experience working with a PlayStation platform would be an advantage
  • Good analysis and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good debugging skills
  • Adaptive to new tools and technologies
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of source code revision control, e.g. Perforce, Git, svn
  • Knowledge of performance tools
  • Knowledge of common networking protocols and network programming (e.g. sockets, http etc.)


To apply or for further information about the role please contact Jody on +44 (0) 1206214423 or mail a copy of your CV to

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Jody Zarkos | Technical Consultant
OPM Response LTD

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214423  |  Email: |  Skype: jody.zarkos.opm

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