Senior Software Engineer in Test


Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation

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 Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation, we are obsessed with providing customers a seamless experience in our platform both inside and outside the game. We have recently launched PlayStation Direct, an online store where PlayStation fans can purchase consoles, accessories, games and more, directly from PlayStation.  As we continue to build and expand this new commerce platform for physical goods, we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Test to join the team. This is a highly visible position within the team and will interact with variety of stakeholders.

As a Senior Software Engineer in Test, you will:

  • Design and build a scalable test framework for functional, integration & regression testing for PlayStation Direct eCommerce platform
  • Build API test framework for Microservices. Including Mocking external services and Databases and any dependencies
  • Drive testing of complex initiatives across multiple-teams and fields. Evaluate gaps in Testing and drive solutions to write high quality automation to increase Test coverage.
  • Write automation scripts for features with key characteristics of stability and maintainability which prevents regressions in the product code.
  • Work effectively to build automation infrastructure to create CI Pipelines, enable automation runs.
  • Automation first attitude & Passionate about Quality and strives to improve processes, proposes standard methodologies and drives their usage within the teams.
  • Develop and execute non-functional testing (e.g. Performance, Failover, Security).
  • Mentor other team members and provide technical leadership by reviewing test plans, automation scripts, and provide measurable feedback.
  • Communicate on testing strategy, technical subjects related to testing frameworks, and collaborates effectively with the globally distributed teams to achieve the business goals.
  • Work in an agile and highly collaborative environment with our globally distributed engineering teams, architecture, product, program, and operations.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in computer science or related field, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge.
  • 5 or more years of experience in UI, API and E2E test planning. Test case design and automation for both web and non-web applications.
  • 2 or more years of experience with various testing frameworks including Java, Junit, REST Assured, TestNG, Selenium,, and code coverage tools including SonarQube, Clover, Karma.
  • Experience in coding in any of the languages Java, JavaScript, Python or C#
  • Experience with build automation and continuous integration tools; Jenkins, Maven, Chef or Puppet.
  • Experience with Behavior-Driven Development; Cucumber or Gherkin.
  • Experience with commerce and payment solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills and a sense of ownership.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.


  • Experience with modern testing frameworks; TestCafe/Cypress/Playwright a plus.


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Location: San Diego, CA

Date posted: 2021-12-11