Finance Data Engineer

playstation

Playstation

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.

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.

Finance Data Engineer

San Diego, 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.

At the center of the PlayStation Network is the Commerce Platform that services 30+ million customers every day. The Commerce platform delivers a wide range of services including product browsing, purchasing, pricing, subscription, fulfillment, payment options and more.

About the role and how you will spend your time:

  • Listen, learn, and develop PlayStation's Global Financial and Reporting Systems. Collaborate with PlayStation Network engineering, product management, finance, and other partners in addition to the internal team
  • Develop and manage distributed-systems to integrate PlayStation’s online business all the way to the general ledger. Build both frontend and backend, including but not limited to a variety of API's, data transformations, ETL programs, and reporting dashboards
  • Improve the financial data model in both data and technology: Oracle, Snowflake, S3, Redshift, etc.
  • Analyze and reconcile data to support complex queries from finance, tax, and compliance departments
  • Develop, monitor, and optimize programs and code: SQL, ETL programs, Bash scripts, Java or C/++, Perl, Ruby, NodeJS, JavaScript, etc.
  • Assist in migration of on-prem servers to services and servers in AWS
  • Help expand direct-to-consumer physical goods storefront—support finance integration for revenue, cost of goods sold, inventory reconciliation, shipping, and delivery

Essentials:

  • Understanding of basic accounting, including Credit Card Settlements and reconciliation
  • 5+ years experience solving problems and reconciling data in complex systems environments
  • 5+ years experience in current software industry business models such as e-commerce sales, subscriptions, preorders, royalties, revenue sharing, and bounties
  • 5+ years experience developing financial applications and/or implementing ETL solutions in a hybrid cloud/on-prem platform containing large, complex data from many sources
  • Proven track record in designing, building, and tuning data models for performance
  • Proficient with ETL Tools:  Informatica, Matillion, etc.
  • Understanding of distributed systems and backend architecture
  • Strong proficiency in SQL (Oracle/Snowflake) and backend data model design
  • Self-motivated and ability to operate independently with less supervision while also building a relationship working closely across other PlayStation teams
  • Passion for pursuing new technologies and constantly learning
  • Flexibility to work remote while offices are closed for COVID-19, and flexibility to work in multiple time-zones as required
  • Passionate about software development; ability to provide guidance on design, best practices, and architecture standards
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences in a global environment

Why Sony Interactive Entertainment?

This is an opportunity to work on and influence the development of a really cool product with a massive and global customer base.  Small fun-focused team with end-to-end visibility of the product and the business.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401K with company match;  education assistance, generous paid leave, and more
  • On site gym and cafe
  • Release celebrations & happy hours
  • Break rooms with networked PS4s;  Monthly voucher for game/video/music usage
  • Inter-office hackathon competitions

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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Date posted: 2022-07-23