Software Engineer - Full Stack

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.

Software Engineer - Full Stack

Los Angeles, CA

As a member of our engineering team here at Sony Interactive Entertainment, you will be working alongside seasoned staff on building upcoming features for the PlayStation Account & Customer Management tool. You’ll be challenged with improving the customer service applications that our agents use throughout the world. PlayStation has users in 60+ countries. In order to continuously provide high-quality customer service, we work with our partners and platform engineering groups around the globe. This requires strong collaboration with our San Diego, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Tokyo sister offices to bring our collective value to the PlayStation Network. Our applications incorporate the latest standard methodologies, from the user interface to the Java backend. The right candidate will be able to navigate through the entire stack to ensure we hit our objectives, commitments, and quality goals. You’ll get hands-on experience in solving complex software design challenges, plus taking on dev Ops tasks using Amazon Web Services.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, or comparable experience
  • Demonstrable skills with full-stack software development
  • Superb communication skills, especially now during the pandemic, while interacting with your team and international colleagues
  • Minimum of 3 years programming experience in Java and the Spring Framework
  • Experience building high performance and scalable web services
  • Ability to create user interfaces and components that are modular, testable, and maintainable
  • Experience with one or more NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB or Redis
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with MySQL or other relational database systems
  • Experience with version control concepts and Git
  • Passionate about writing high quality and well-architected code
  • A strong sense of ownership for the end product and your work
  • Experience and comfort building cloud-native applications
  • Experience and comfort working in an agile, and fast-paced environment
  • Experience with AWS and AWS Infrastructure, Platform and Services

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, gender identity, 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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