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PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

The Application Security Intern will work with all parts of the Secure Development Lifecycle and provide technical guidance and hands on validation of secure solutions during the design, development, and testing of systems supporting the Sony Interactive Entertainment products and services.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with engineers, consultants and leadership to address security risks and provide mitigation recommendations within the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

  • Perform security architecture and design reviews of all systems and applications developed in Sony Interactive Entertainment.

  • Perform validation of security controls to insure adherence with compliance and industry best practices.

  • Perform hands on security testing of products and services to proactively discover risk and track them to resolution.

  • Understand, balance and communicate business risk with security risk.

  • Ability to understand business requirements and apply security without adversely affecting the desired functionality.

  • High level of personal integrity, with the ability to professionally handle confidential matters, and reflect appropriate level of judgment as it pertains to security.

  • Leading includes keeping better communication with other engineers, consultants and leadership in order to conduct other job duties in the above as a team.

Qualifications

  • Projected to graduate in 2024.

  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Security/Cyber Security or equivalent.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills including the ability to articulate to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Must have the ability to work both independently as well with development teams and multi-task effectively.

  • Understanding of enterprise class application architectures that are highly scalable and reliable and the ability to secure them.

  • Experience of security architecture and design reviews.

  • Experience with multiple languages such as Java, Go, Python and Perl etc. and understand how to detect and remedy related security issues such as OWASP top 10.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership 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.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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