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Staff Engineer, Platform Security

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πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ San Mateo, 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.

Staff Engineer, Platform Security

PlayStation HQ in San Mateo, CA

We will consider engineer profiles ranging from mid to staff level professional experience.

Sony Interactive Entertainment, PlayStation has a rare and very exciting career opportunity. We seek a software engineer to spearhead low-level software security initiatives across our current and future PlayStation platforms. You will join an elite team focused on software and hardware security, design and code reviews, penetration testing and system hardening efforts. If this is you please apply!


  • Conduct design reviews and identify priority lists for code reviews
  • Review platform and application security measures and provide feedback and solutions on fixes
  • Provide assessments on privacy, security risks, security maturity, security controls and gaps
  • Conduct security code reviews and document the results
  • Other tasks assigned as necessary

Required Experience:

  • Secure coding and safe computing practices and code development
  • Knowledgeable about product security features, such as cryptography, blinding, etc
  • Ability to analyze and stress-test software and conduct security design reviews
  • Knowledge of penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, static & dynamic source code analysis tools and techniques
  • Familiarity with performing product security assessments, threat models, server side and network security, and various cryptographic algorithms and libraries
  • Experience in finding software exploits and security holes
  • Experience in secure coding and code analysis
  • Solid knowledge of operating system designs, access and priority models
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent

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, gender identity, marital status, genetic information 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.

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