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PlayStation

Sr. Full Stack Software Engineer

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PlayStation
🇺🇸 San Francisco, CA

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —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.

Sr. Full Stack Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA

We are looking for a full-stack software engineer to join our agile high-performance Dev Team and contribute to the Best Place to Play. You will apply your software development skills and Web technologies to delight our users with innovative features. You will work and collaborate daily with a diverse team dedicated to perfection, inclusion, and fun.

This is a rare opportunity to be part of one of the world’s most recognized brands, and to collaborate with PlayStation engineering teams across the globe.

Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of an Agile Scrum team to design and develop end-to-end Javascript-based applications for the PS5 connecting with highly scalable Backend Services.
  • Collaborate with UX designers and Product Management on requirements.
  • Investigate and Resolve reported Defects and work with the QA team members to close on the issues.
  • Work on continuous improvement of software, by profiling, refactoring and optimizing the code.
  • Work with limited supervision under tight time constraints and respond to constantly evolving requirements.
  • Own sharable features and components across several projects and be accountable for the results.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field. Equivalent industry experience will be evaluated.
  • Solid base in Computer Science, understanding of OOP, Data Structures, and Design Patterns.
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven experience with single-page app design, development, and services integration.
  • Strong programming skills using JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, JSON.
  • Expertise in Java, and familiar with Spark
  • Experience writing multi-threaded applications
  • Experience developing high scale, distributed systems for information retrieval, such as Lecene/Elasticsearch, or Solr
  • Works with Docker and Kubernetes in current role
  • Passionate about quality and writing clean, readable code that scales and performs well.
  • A collaborative teammate, a fast learner, with a positive and can-do attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with popular JavaScript UI frameworks (such as React or Angular), Node.js, and Restful APIs.
  • Built and developed Cloud-based applications or services, preferably in AWS
  • Experience with Spring Boot, Kafka, Graph database.
  • Experience working with GitHub source code management, and CI/CD frameworks.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum software development methodologies.
  • Experience working in Gaming, Digital Media Services, Device Software.

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 strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

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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