Backend Engineer



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Backend Engineer – Event Driven Systems

Los Angeles, CA

Job Description:

As a Backend Engineer you’ll operate our backend services and architecture that support partner platform functionality and will be challenged to consider the big picture - collaborating cross-functionally, as well as evaluating upcoming features. You will focus on building our event driven architectures to support large scale, real-time applications. You will be heavily involved in designing, architecting, and maintaining Golang and Node.js code, as well as providing component and system level designs of our event driven services and real-time applications.


  • Collaborate with other software engineers and cross-functional teams
  • Troubleshoot issues and fix defects
  • Should be able to articulate and architecture a well-designed system.
  • Understands application integration, event driven architecture and integrating multiple microservices.
  • Build out microservices for our event driven workflows. 
  • Deploy code to AWS


  • Experience with REST APIs, GRPC Microservice architectures, and async programming model
  • Experience with streaming platforms (Kafka, Kinesis, RabbitMQ, etc.) and near-real-time data pipelines
  • Experience with development languages such as C, Go, Node.js.
  • You’ve architected event driven microservices and used familiar EDA patterns (pubsub, outbox, inbox, CQRS, event sourcing)
  • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL data stores
  • Working experience with various data formats such as Avro, JSON, Parquet
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodology



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.


Date posted: 2022-07-23