Software Engineer - Tools & Infrastructure



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.

Software Engineer - Tools & Infrastructure

San Diego, CA OR San Francisco, CA OR Los Angeles, CA

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.

About The Job

This is a unique opportunity to grow as an engineer. You will work closely with lots of product development teams, operations teams, and leadership inside the org and outside the organization to design and build tools and infrastructure to empower engineers to develop and deliver fast and produce high quality software, which will impact millions and millions of PS4 users. We look for problem solvers, who can intuitively anticipate problems; look beyond immediate issues; and take initiative to tackle the most interesting challenges and diverse technical challenges of developing software at scale. We are open to adoption of the latest tools and techniques for solving the complex problems.


  • Conduct research on new technologies. Lead/contribute the effort of solving complex technical challenges to improve engineering productivity
  • Design and build, on-boarding and support tools to accelerate build, testing, release, and deployment.
  • Drive/contribute to standard methodology of improving code quality, performance and security compliance.

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor in Computer Science or related area
  • 3 years software development experience in Java, Groovy, Golang, Python Shell or similar script/programming language
  • Experience with container and container orchestration technologies such as docker, Kubernetes
  • Understanding of CICD standard methodologies and familiar with tools used in CICD pipeline: such as Jenkins, GitHub, Artifactory, Maven, Gradle, and SonarQube

Preferred qualifications

  • Public cloud experience
  • Experience with networking, storage, logging, monitoring and alert
  • Experience with software system design
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skill

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