Software Engineering 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.

This internship is for Summer 2021.

Software Engineering Intern

San Francisco, CA

About the Team:

You'll be working in the team that develops and operates core features of PlayStation's Games and Social services. You will work on projects in PlayStation's Games and Social services that impact millions of video game players around the globe!


  • Design and implement RESTful Web Services API
  • Develop algorithms that deal with massive data sets to power these APIs
  • Produce excellent, detailed design and development documentation
  • Develop with agile methodology


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science (or related field), and/or within 1 year of their post-graduation date
  • A good understanding of object oriented design and programming.
  • Exposure to Java programming highly desired
  • A good understanding of database concepts, and some familiarity with NoSQL DBs like Cassandra, Redis etc.
  • Knowledge of and experience in developing web server applications is a major plus
  • Must be passionate about writing high quality and well-architected code
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Highly motivated with outstanding verbal and written communication skills and not afraid to ask for help/seek knowledge

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.