Lead Engineer, Mobile SDKs

Remote US
USD 167k - 250k
Unreal C++ C# Unity

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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.

PlayStation Studios Mobile is looking for an experienced software engineer to design and build SDKs for mobile games built with Unity and Unreal Engine.


  • Design and create SDKs for mobile games built with Unity and Unreal Engine
  • Simplify the developer experience for mobile SDK end users
  • Develop SDK reference implementations to ease developer onboarding
  • Measure and improve SDK security and runtime performance
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to mobile SDK development team
  • Establish pipelines and processes to facilitate the delivery of high-quality, easy-to-use SDKs
  • Influence and contribute to the SDK engineering roadmap
  • Clearly communicate end-to-end system behavior to SDK users and stakeholders
  • Actively track technical innovations, changes, and trends affecting mobile game development and mobile application security

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years of professional experience developing mobile games, apps or related services
  • Experience as a technical leader in a team setting
  • Expertise in crafting easy-to-use SDKs in multiple languages
  • Expertise in runtime performance optimization
  • Experience building games with Unity or Unreal Engine
  • Strong understanding of authentication and authorization flows
  • Strong understanding of network communication models for games
  • Strong understanding of mobile app security threats and mitigation approaches
  • Strong C++ and C# experience
  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent



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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. 

In addition, this role
is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.


The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$167,300$250,900 USD

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.

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