Software Engineer II



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Software Engineer II, Front End

Waterloo, ON

The ideal candidate will come from an object-oriented development background and be passionate about front-end web technologies.


  • Developing JavaScript-based applications for PlayStation gaming consoles and future flagship Sony devices and services
  • Building digital commerce solutions for PlayStation games, media content, and subscription services
  • Engaging with Product Managers, Designers, and other collaborators to craft world-class user experiences
  • Contributing to existing shared software components to benefit multiple applications, and creating new components as we recognize the need for them
  • Establishing robust tests to ensure software quality, including automation and build integration
  • Deploying platform experiences through CI/CD pipelines
  • Monitoring software releases, analyze telemetry, and adapt to production data


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent, or 2+ years of relevant work experience instead of a degree
  • Good understanding and experience with object oriented programming, and advanced JavaScript concepts
  • Experience in developing high-performance user interfaces
  • Motivated and passionate about producing high-quality software
  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of producing detailed design and development documentation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of software development experience
  • Single page applications
  • React.js or React Native
  • Restful API's
  • Python
  • Customer-facing UI Development


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