Developer Support Engineer



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.

Developer Support Engineer

Department overview:

You will be working within the network engineering team to provide technical support to developers on all PlayStation platforms, via our support website portal, as well as on-site visits, training and presentations at our annual developer conference.

You will be working with key staff in various groups within Sony Interactive Entertainment including Third Party Relations, Store Operations, Consumer services, 1st and 3rd party developers; and publishers in an advisory capacity.

Additionally, you will be involved in an element of project work and software development, predominantly building on, or creating new components that could potentially help our development partners in making great products.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Understanding of common networking protocols and network programming (e.g. socket, http etc.).
  • Strong technical background and good grasp of programming
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good debugging skills.
  • Action-oriented and will to take up challenges
  • Passion for new technologies

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in C/C++ programming
  • Knowledge of network analysis and problem solving tools, e.g. Wireshark.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of performance tools
  • Experience of PlayStation platform would be an advantage.
  • Experience in Web/Cloud application development
  • Knowledge of source code revision control, e.g. Perforce, Git, SVN


  • Discretionary bonus opportunity
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Scheme
  • London Allowance (if applicable)
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • On Site Gym
  • Subsidised Café
  • Free soft drinks
  • On site bar
  • Access to cycle garage and showers


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