Software Engineer in Test (Remote)

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.

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Cloud Gaming Engineering & Infrastructure

Software Engineer in Test

(Flexible: Remote / Aliso Viejo, CA / Austin, TX)

Join the cloud gaming infrastructure team of PlayStation!

Do you have a passion for design, development and quality? If so, we have an excellent opportunity! We are looking for motivated and creative engineers to join a global initiative in robust test automation and CI/CD systems. Here, you will help validate and innovate PlayStation’s cloud gaming software and hardware systems. This is an opportunity to utilize your programming and software testing skills. If this is you, please apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Researching and building test tools, methodologies, and new industry trends to upgrade existing process and practices
  • Working with software developers to build software artifacts (e.g., test cases, test plans, test procedure, etc.) and drive testing effort throughout the software development cycle
  • Crafting, developing, maintaining, and fixing automated tests through continuous integration for improved feedback
  • Reporting system bugs, debug and isolating problems, and verifying the fix
  • Participating in code reviews and coordinating with other teams for peer design creation and improvement
  • Working with multi-functional group with internal partner engineering team in a well-adapted agile environment
  • Representing team, working efficiently with minimum supervision while showing excellent team demeanor and lead final quality on the production release

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge
  • 3+ years of relevant programming experience, preferably in Software development engineer in Test (SDET) or Software engineer role

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Must have the ability and knowledge to develop code in any programming language such as python, java, go; Python preferred.
  • Experience with GitLab or other continuous integration systems or CI/CD tools
  • Previous experience with open source or in-built test automation framework, test design strategies, automating tests
  • Exposure to containers (preferably Kubernetes) or related technologies
  • Experience with tools such as Git, Artifactory, and JIRA
  • Proficient in reading various source code languages and software patterns and methodologies
  • Strong analytical abilities, problem solving and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle parallel tasks and accurately detail resolutions

Additional Attributes

  • Gamer is a plus!
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.
  • Accountability, ability to influence.

The above description is not a comprehensive list of all the requirements and responsibilities. These may change over time according to the business need.

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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.

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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