Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)



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.

If you have a passion for development and automation and a drive to deliver the best experiences possible to end users, a career at PlayStation is for you. Our team is looking for a candidate who is loves building and delivering internal tools to help PlayStation teams build and test faster and better. You'll work across multiple projects and collaborate with global teams to tackle problems and refine processes to make our internal tooling fast, reliable, and accessible.

At PlayStation, we are passionate about both partnership and technology which drives joy. We care about building performant products and exciting tools. We love building the systems that millions of people use, and we're always our own first customers, striving to be at the forefront of development technologies and celebrate our diversity with developers located on four continents from all walks of life.

Our office is located in San Francisco's vibrant SOMA district, within walking distance to outstanding restaurants, museums and nightlife.


  • Plan, develop, test, and deploy new tools and systems for internal teams
  • Work closely with console and backend developers to ensure that all features and bug fixes come with automated end to end test coverage.
  • Maintain and enhance existing Python based automation framework
  • Engage in cross-team test initiatives for new and evolving projects
  • Drive high standards of quality for both engineering decisions and customer-facing features
  • Report, track and verify defects

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge
  • Experience with Python
  • Previous experience with API development and testing
  • Experience with at least one modern web application framework, preferably React
  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing or testing a non-PC device (phone/game console/set-top box, etc.)
  • Experience with React Native
  • Experience developing or writing test code for a game console
  • Experience with Python frameworks such as Flask, Django, or FastAPI
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with Jenkins



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