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PlayStation Studios Mobile is seeking an experienced software engineer to design PlayStation’s platform for developing, publishing, and operating free-to-play mobile games. An individual in this role will spearhead the design and implementation of this platform; work in partnership with internal teams to connect mobile games to PlayStation services; and ensure that all mobile games meet PlayStation’s quality standards.

Responsibilities

  • Design the system architecture and backend services for the mobile games platform

  • Measure and improve platform security, availability, throughput and cost efficiency

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the platform engineering team

  • Establish pipelines and processes to facilitate the delivery of high-quality software

  • Collaborate across teams to integrate the platform with internal services

  • Influence and contribute to the platform engineering roadmap

  • Clearly communicate end-to-end system behavior to platform users and stakeholders

  • Actively track technical innovations, changes, and trends affecting mobile game development

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years of professional experience in the mobile games industry

  • Experience as a technical leader in an enterprise setting

  • Skilled communicator with both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Expertise in software architecture, service design and distributed systems

  • Expertise operating backend services at scale

  • Experience designing APIs or related SDKs

  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code, containers and Kubernetes/EKS

  • Working knowledge of Unity or Unreal Engine

  • Working knowledge of emerging technologies affecting mobile game development

  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent

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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location. Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$182,500—$273,700 USD

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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.

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