Why PlayStation?

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.

Are you someone who can see the big picture and dig deep into minutiae? If you're an individual who delights in dismantling complex programs to refine every tiny element, while also possessing the ability to comprehend the broader perspective and lead multiple teams towards a common objective, then we have a role tailored for you. PlayStation is seeking a Software Quality Engineer who will spearhead the planning and execution of next-generation features, both on and off the console. You will collaborate with diverse teams spanning the entire tech stack, setting an exceptionally high standard of quality for our products and advocating for our valued customers.

At PlayStation, we are passionate about both teamwork and technology. We love building the systems that millions of people use and are our own first customers. We strive to be at the forefront of development technologies and are a diverse company with developers on four continents.

We're located in beautiful Orange County, CA, minutes away from some of California's best beaches. We're set directly between Los Angeles and San Diego, with skiing, snowboarding, hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities just a short drive away.


This candidate will play a pivotal role in helping deliver highest quality releases for the PlayStation Plus applications specifically for mobile and web based product offerings. This person will help in the manual testing and work with other testing tools to further help integrate into the larger QA strategy as part of the PlayStation team.


  • Create Test Plans, Test Cases and Execute them to ensure the quality of new and existing features

  • Engage with Product, Design, and Engineering teams to understand new business needs and feature sets and develop comprehensive test and release plans

  • Report, track, and verify defects and assess severity externally reported bugs

  • Review product requirements and technical design documents to understand how the feature works on the PlayStation ecosystem and create effective testing strategies

  • Report testing status to various stakeholders in team

  • Determine and generate test data, scenarios, and requirements

  • Support automation team with running , troubleshooting and managing automated test cases

  • Engage in cross-team test initiatives for new and evolving features

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge

  • 5+ years of experience in delivering quality for various types of software products and applications

  • Extensive background in Quality Engineering methodologies and practices

  • Experience with testing mobile applications

  • Ability to learn and understand the functionality of multiple applications and systems under test and achieve proficiency in related technologies and tools required for testing

  • Strong time management and task prioritization skills

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies

  • Experience with command line interface or equivalent GUI and/or Integrated development environment to build and deploy test builds

  • Practical experience using development and deployment tools such as Git, Jenkins

  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively as needed

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of using CI/CD tools and technologies for automated tests executions

  • Experience with data visualization and reporting tools

  • Experience with Selenium or Appium

  • Experience working with automation test development environment and supporting automation team

  • Intermediate knowledge and experience testing APIs and Service-Oriented architecture

  • Experience with at least one modern web application framework, preferably React

At SIE, working with our partners, 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 individual base pay range may vary based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role is eligible for benefit offerings that include medical, dental, and vision.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below, this is an hourly rate.

$58—$87 USD

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.