Software Engineer Intern

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 is looking for an Software Engineer Intern to join our established, high performance team in Los Angeles, CA. Our ideal candidate is hardworking and passionate about this field.

This internship is for Summer 2021.

Software Engineer Intern

Los Angeles, CA.

The Role

We are looking for a full-stack software engineer to join our established, high-performance team! We employ Agile methodologies, use modern software development paradigms, and focus on continuous improvement in the delivery of high-quality applications for our customers. This is a great opportunity to be part of one of the world’s most recognized brands and to collaborate with PlayStation engineering teams across North America, as well as Japan and Europe.


  • Write and maintain Rest APIs.
  • Participate in Code reviews and Design Meetings.
  • Debug code issues in new and existing applications.
  • Develop web application features in existing code base, can be either front end, back end or full stack.
  • Have fun at work and engage with colleges!


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrable skills with full stack software development.
  • Expert programming skills in Java and the Spring Framework.
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Strong JavaScript skills.
  • Ability to create user interfaces and components that are modular, testable, and maintainable with one or more modern JavaScript frameworks such as React.js, Angular.js or Ember.js
  • Experience with one or more NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB or Redis.
  • Experience with MySQL or other relational database systems.
  • Experience and comfort building cloud-native applications.
  • Understand virtualization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Understanding of service-oriented architecture and familiarity with microservices architecture.
  • Familiar with tools such as Datadog, Splunk, Jenkins, JIRA, Git etc.

Additional Attributes

  • Familiar with Agile development environment.
  • Enjoys working in a multifaceted, dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Contribution to the open-source community (i.e. blogs, source code, etc).
  • You are not afraid to challenge the status quo and think outside the box.
  • 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, 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.