Full Stack 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.

Future Technology Engineering

At PlayStation, we’re leading the revolution in cloud gaming as we push the boundaries of what’s possible! Would you like to use your skills, time, and passion on meaningful projects that are building the future? We’re looking for people who want to make a difference, love working with creative, intelligent, and collaborative teammates. If that sounds like something you would love to do, we want to hear from you!

Role overview:

As part of the Future Technology Engineering team, you will deliver state of the art applications involving a wide range of products, services and platforms.

The daily role will involve updating our current worldwide Interactive Display Unit (IDU) backend applications, APIs, and infrastructure you will also be working with other engineers to create new front-end components for internal users. You will also be working in conjunction with the IDU client team who deliver the front end PlayStation application.

Additional responsibilities would include end-user support, monitoring of server reliability and scalability, organise security audits and statistical reports, as well as provide improvements to existing workflows and processes.

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will be involved in all stages of the development life cycle within an agile environment, from feature design and planning through to implementation, QA and launch
  • Designing, implementing and delivering, responsive and intuitive, backend and front end server applications
  • Working within a small team with additional designers, artists and programmers
  • Researching and presenting proof-of-concepts using different software and hardware solutions

What we're looking for:

This is a mid-level to senior role, but open to new and recent graduates that can demonstrate the below skills with a portfolio/github repo. You’ll need to be passionate about games, software and you’ll need to have some (not all) of the following

  • Strong proficiency in Golang and web technologies/services including (React, Typescript, JavaScript, SASS, Node.js)
  • Experienced with creating web applications with portfolio of web UI
  • Experienced with Linux based servers and containers (NginX and Kubernetes)
  • Experienced with database technologies (MongoDB, PostgreSQL)
  • Experienced with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experienced with implementing monitoring solutions (Grafana, cloudwatch)
  • Experience with CI and testing methodology
  • Familiarity with modern client-side web architectures and design principles
  • Knowledge of security hardening services (topics include XSS, data classification, TLS)
  • Strong technical background in maths or computer science, educated to at least degree level or with equivalent experience
  • Able to review, debug and enhance already produced code
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a larger team
  • Ability to work proactively on your own
  • Good presentation and communication skills

Nice to have

  • Experience with Java, python, AMQP and protobuf
  • Experience with bundling pipelines (Web pack or equivalent.)
  • Experience with git/github source control
  • Experience with Jenkins continuous integration systems
  • Experience of video encoding
  • Knowledge of PlayStation hardware and SDK

Benefits of working at Future Technology Group

  • Technology development is not constrained by specific games/engines. There is time and space to research and develop cutting edge technologies
  • Opportunities to participate in global hackathons
  • Opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills by learning about the latest techniques in a team of experts with a wealth of industry experience
  • Relaxed working environment with high level of trust and autonomy. All staff are encouraged to express their views and challenge the status quo

     

Benefits:

  • 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
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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.

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Date posted: 2022-07-23