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PlayStation

Senior Software Engineer

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PlayStation
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ San Diego, CA

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play β€”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.

PlayStation is the leading entertainment platform with 80 million daily active users in over 90 countries!

Our network platform enables users to:

  • Buy and Play the most exclusive games on Sony devices
  • Stream and Play the best game titles online and enjoy the other platform games on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 online
  • Watch live stream events, movies and TV
  • Use the Social features to share and play among friends
  • Use the third party applications for entertainment

Our Team

The Core Commerce Engineering team provides a linear scale, highly available, fault-tolerant, globally distributed commerce service platform with a focus on the central cart and purchase experiences. We design highly scalable software application systems and implement tests for application quality, performance and scalability. Our mission is to provide the highest level of performance and reliability for our customers. We work on the network services platform, including existing and new services supporting customer growth on the platform.

About the Job

  • Develop distributed services, collaborate with product managers, architects, engineers, and operations team members to build payment platform solutions.
  • End-to-end feature development all the way through the middleware and backend platform
  • Work with our existing technologies both backend and infrastructure and support existing services
  • Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables with your technical expertise.
  • Coordinate software system installations and monitor equipment function to ensure specifications are met.
  • Participate in design and code reviews, identify and communicate best development practices.
  • Experiment with technologies, solving the problems of scaling, latencies while keeping a check on cost and quality.

About You

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or related field or equivalent, with 5+ years of experience building distributed and scalable software
  • You have built software using Java, Python, C++ or similar languages
  • Passionate about new development from scratch at the same rate as keeping the revenue coming by maintaining existing services.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment processes.
  • You have knowledge of different data storage technologies like MySQL, Oracle, DynamoDB, Cassandra, Couchbase etc.
  • You understand containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • You have good understanding of public cloud design like AWS or GCE
  • You are familiar with tools such as Datadog, Splunk, Jenkins, JIRA, etc.
  • You influence and impact multiple teams. You are extremely proactive and keep relevant people in the loop.
  • You have solid understanding of microservices architecture
  • You have demonstrated success in partnering with key stakeholders in previous roles
  • You are not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • 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, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

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We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

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