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Role: Functional Tester, PlayStation Studios

  • This 12m Fixed-Term Contract, contracted via our staffing partner DZX.

  • Full- time, office-based role: Monday – Friday

  • Working Hours: 08:30 – 16:00

Role Overview:

Ever noticed an issue with your games console and wanted to provide a solution that will help millions of consumers? This is the job for you.

As a Functional Tester, you will test execution and analysis of software throughout the PlayStation Studios QA Test Process

What you'll be doing:

  • Defect detection and reporting.

  • Understanding and Executing PlayStation Studios QA test processes

  • Monitoring and updating of defect tracking database.

  • Reporting on testing status or progress

  • Creation and execution of test cases

  • On-site testing if applicable

  • Identifies, documents, and escalates title risk.

What we're looking for:


  • Style and Impact – The ability to adapt behaviour appropriately to a range of personality and cultures.

  • Inclusivity – the ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals.

  • Handling Change – able to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrate thought process behind solutions (i.e. the “why” and “how”; not just the “what”)

  • Able to take feedback on board and action where necessary.

  • Makes pertinent suggestions without prompting & doesn’t let fear of failure prevent innovation

Technical Ability:

  • Having an understanding of gaming console(s) is an advantage, however not vital – as long as you feel you have a technical and curious attitude, we can offer training and development.

  • Understanding of PC/Laptop usage – MS Office (Outlook, Word, xls)

  • Awareness of testing methodologies


  • Flexitime working (where approved)

  • 25 days holiday per year + 8 Bank Holidays

  • On Site Gym

  • Subsidised Café

  • Free soft drinks

  • On site bar

  • Access to cycle garage and showers

  • Free car parking facilities

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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.