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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.

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The office is in Berlin for this role but you can be located anywhere in Germany


  • Minimum of 5+ years working experience in Software Development and/or Linux Systems Administration role.

  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Available to be scheduled in on-call rotation.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Proficient as a Linux Production Systems Engineer, with experience managing large scale Web Services infrastructure.

  • Development experience in one or more of the following programming languages:

    • Python (preferred)

    • Bash, Go, Java, C++, or Rust

  • In addition, experience with at least 3 of the following topics:

    • Distributed data storage at scale (Hadoop, Ceph)

    • NoSQL at scale (MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra)

    • Data Aggregation technologies. (ElasticSearch, Kafka)

    • Scaling and running traditional RDBMS (PostgreSQL, MySQL) with High Availability

    • Monitoring & Alerting (Prometheus, Grafana), and Incident Management toolsets

    • Kubernetes and/or AWS (deployment and management)

    • Software Distribution (Package management and distribution at scale)

    • Configuration Management (ansible, saltstack, puppet, chef)

    • S/W Performance analysis and load testing (QA or SDET experience: a plus)

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.