Manager, Network Engineering - Operations



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PlayStation, Sony Interactive Entertainment (Aliso Viejo, CA)

Manager, Network Engineering - Operations

NetEng in the Future Technology Group in PlayStation should say it all. We are a team of Network Engineers working on all the things that make us Network Engineers drool. We use all the cool acronyms and automate everything. On top of that, we are people you won't just work with but will share laughs and good times with.

Your team will consist of Network Engineers that will play a key role in keeping our network running. You'll have a chance learn from the best and plenty of opportunity to grow and provide feedback to our architecture, automation, operations, or anything else that interests you.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ability to contribute to technical tasks and provide technical reviews and guidance.
  • Build an amazing team with a PlayStation culture that will attract and retain top talent.
  • Manage daily operations, network problems, changes, and incidents.
  • Collaborate with the rest of NetEng management to ensure consistency between staff globally.
  • Develop a strong relationship with each engineer to ensure their overall health, happiness, growth, and success at PlayStation. Be a coach/mentor.
  • Contribute to the design and enhancement of the global backbone, automation, and data center infrastructures.
  • Participate in an oncall rotation as an escalation point.

Required Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience managing teams of 4+ engineers.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of network fundamentals (e.g. TCP/IP, Ethernet, IP Addressing/Subnetting, VLANs, etc.)
  • Experience with backbone and edge routing policy, engineering, and operation in a multi-transit, multi-peer environment.
  • Experience with at least 3 of the following: 
    • IS-IS, OSPF 
    • MPLS-TE (RSVP or LDP) 
    • iBGP / eBGP 
    • EVPN, VXLAN 
    • sFlow, IPFIX, Telemetry 


Desirable Experience:

  • Leading a team of engineers in a global capacity.
  • Working in a follow the sun model.
  • Experience with Juniper MX, QFX and EX series platforms.
  • Experience with ISIS
  • Experience with BGP route dissemination in a global network environment.
  • Familiarity with MPLS-TE
  • Familiarity with IPV6
  • Experience with cluster networking/CLOS fabrics
  • Experience with router firewall policies.
  • Experience with optical media.
  • Experience with Automation and/or System Engineering (Linux, Kubernetes)


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