Software Engineer II



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.

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 in USA and Europe. As we continue to build and expand this new commerce platform, we are looking for a talented Software Engineer II to join the team.

As a Software Engineer II, you will

  • Work in an agile and highly collaborative environment within our globally distributed engineering teams.
  • Develop, unit test and deploy highly available and scalable global systems and services.
  • Participate in design and validation of your own features.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • 3+ years experience developing business critical software with Java using object analysis and design.
  • 3+ years experience with Micro Services, RESTful Web Services, XML/JSON, Multi-Threading and messaging techniques.
  • 2+ years experience with Spring or Spring Boot.
  • 2+ years experience with SQL and relational databases.
  • Experience using Git source control and issue management systems (esp. Jira).
  • Strong problem solving, analytical skills and a sense of ownership.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.


  • Experience building ecommerce solutions, SAP Commerce (Hybris) is a huge bonus.
  • Experience in deploying, operating, and running services in AWS or other cloud environments.

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