Software Developer Intern - Front End


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.


Software Developer Intern - Front End

Waterloo, Ontario

Are you interested in designing and implementing a scalable, flexible architecture on PlayStation®?

Our Software Engineering Interns work alongside our fulltime software engineers to produce real products and services that matter to our customers. Focusing on PS4 and PS5 console software, you’ll be developing features enjoyed by millions.


  • Collaborate with a team of engineers to build modern API-driven applications on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5 platforms
  • Produce well written features that will be used by
  • millions of passionate customers
  • Help maintain existing applications
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable, and highly functional code
  • Test and document code produced


  • A good understanding of object-oriented principles.
  • Familiarity with common data structures and algorithms
  • Fluent in at least one programming language
  • Experience with some web technologies and frameworks

Desired qualifications:

  • Proficient with JavaScript
  • Experience developing single-page web applications using frameworks like Ember.js, React Native, AngularJS or Backbone.js
  • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 features and modern browser architecture
  • Experience with agile development practices
  • Experience with Node.js and Redis, or similar technologies
  • Experience with C#, Java, or OO C++ code is recommended
  • Proven track record of shipping applications (not just static web sites) built on modern web technologies
  • Excellent communication skills, and hopefully a good sense of humor!

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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Location: Waterloo, Ontario

Date posted: 2021-12-16