Senior Software Engineer-Payment Tools


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.



Are you interested in contributing to the automated processes and tools that drive a world-class, ecommerce and payments software platform at the core of PlayStation? Our platform consists of 75+ services which enable millions of PlayStation customers to access, purchase and enjoy a wide range of digital entertainment content, seamlessly and across various devices every day.

Our team strives to iteratively learn, improve and automate our business and technical processes every day, which continually raises the bar for engineering and operational perfection within our organization. As a senior level engineer, you will be encouraged to be a technical leader on our team, helping identify and proactivity drive improvements in both process and technology.


As a Senior Software Engineer your responsibilities will include owning the development and improvement of tools that will streamline business operations within our payments domain. You will work closely with business operations and product management teams to groom requirements, and develop them into capabilities that will address gaps in our business processes. You will help contribute to the ongoing improvements of our payment tools and processes. You will also actively drive sound technical decisions that lead our software to operate with high quality, at large scale with a high level of availability. You will play a meaningful role in driving the continuous, end-to-end delivery of our software from inception, to development, all the way through to production.


  • BS or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical degree
  • 5+ years of UI/front end development experience with frameworks like React and/or Angular, Vue, NodeJS
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design
  • 3+ years of experience developing enterprise grade tools and automation software using Java, Web Services, REST, JSON/XML, Oracle and/or MySQL/Aurora, expert level of object-oriented programming analysis and design
  • 3+ years of experience developing and/or integrating with AWS native services such as EC2, EKS, Lambda, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Proficient in the software developing life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations
  • Possess deep knowledge of computer science fundamentals such as object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
  • Comfortable developing applications on Unix/Linux platforms
  • Knowledge and experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery best practices and technologies (CI/CD)
  • Experience in quality assurance and validating services in both non-production and production environments
  • Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work with others at all levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with an e-commerce company or payments software
  • Experience working on agile scrum teams (common artifacts, ceremonies, etc.)
  • Experience with monitoring and log management tools (ie: DataDog, CloudWatch, Splunk)
  • Solid understanding of networking systems and protocols



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Location: San Diego, CA

Date posted: 2021-12-11