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Software Engineer – R & D (Sony Innovation Studios)

Software Engineer

Sony Innovation Studios, located at the heart of the vibrant Sony Pictures studio lot in Culver City, is looking for a motivated and passionate Software Engineer for our Core Technology and R&D team, to develop next-generation volumetric and virtual production technologies. We are looking for someone who has a passion for advanced algorithms, image processing and problem solving to support research and product development, including tools, pipeline, and real-time applications.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Research, innovate, and develop next-generation volumetric technologies
  • Design, implement, and test front-facing GUI applications
  • Research, design, implement, and integrate core processing algorithms
  • Work closely with cross functional teams and collaborate with different R&D teams
  • Write clean, professional, well-documented code

What We Are Looking For

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years developing C++ applications as part of a professional team
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Strong understanding of math and algorithms
  • Experience with Python and similar languages
  • Experience with image processing algorithms and libraries
  • Experience with multi-threaded programming and optimization techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Committed to code quality


  • Knowledge of computer vision and machine learning
  • Experience working in Linux environments
  • Experience designing and developing real-time software
  • Experience with Unreal Engine and/or other proprietary engines


  • Comprehensive health and benefit packages
  • 401k with company match
  • Discount movie tickets
  • Sony products discount

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

*As part of our commitment to health and safety, SPE requires all U.S. non-union applicants and employees to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or to request and obtain approval of a reasonable accommodation based on disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. To request an accommodation for purposes of participating in the hiring process, you may contact us at