Senior Software Engineer-Payments

About the Employer

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.

PlayStation is the leading entertainment platform with 80 million daily active users in over 90 countries!

Our network platform enables users to:

  • Buy and Play the most exclusive games on the device
  • Stream and Play the best game titles online and enjoy the other platform games on PlayStation 4 online
  • Watch live stream events, movies and TV
  • Use the Social features to share and play among friends
  • Use third party applications for entertainment

Our Team

Payments Engineering division provides a linear scale, highly available, fault-tolerant, globally distributed commerce service platform. We craft highly scalable software application systems and implement tests for application quality, performance and scalability. Our mission is to provide the highest level of performance and reliability for our customers. We work on the network services platform, including existing and new services supporting customer growth on the platform.

About the Job

  • Develop microservices, collaborate with product managers, architects, engineers, and operations team members to build payment platform solutions.
  • Participate in design and code reviews, identify and communicate the best development practices.
  • Collaborate closely with data architects to document and build our application data models
  • Ownership of architecting & developing end-to-end data pipelines and automate data quality reporting processes
  • Manage individual projects priorities, dead-lines and deliverables with your technical expertise.
  • Coordinate software system installations and monitor equipment function to ensure specifications are met.
  • Experiment with technologies, solving the problems of scaling, latencies while keeping a check on cost and quality.

About You

  • You have a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, or related/equivalent field.
  • 4+ years of experience building distributed and scalable software
  • You have built software using Java, Python, C++ or similar languages
  • Passionate and proficient in data storage technologies like MySQL, Oracle, DynamoDB, Cassandra, Couchbase…
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment processes.
  • You understand virtualization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • You have good understanding of public cloud design like AWS or GCE
  • You are familiar with tools such as Datadog, Splunk, Jenkins, JIRA, etc…
  • You influence and impact multiple teams. You are extremely proactive and keep relevant people in the loop.
  • You have proven understanding of microservices architecture
  • You have demonstrated success in partnering with key stakeholders in previous roles
  • Communication is your strong suit: in code, in email, and face-to-face
  • You get things done with minimum supervision

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information 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.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

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