Software Engineering Manager (Trust and Safety - Client)



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Software Engineering Manager

Location:  San Diego - Via Esprillo


Do you have strong technical abilities, outstanding communication skills and can be an inspiration to your team to achieve outstanding results? We are looking for a seasoned Software Engineering Manager to help us build innovative software solutions that keep our gamers safe from harm when playing online.

You will direct a team working with product, design, legal and other partners to design and implement brand new front end experiences for handling and preventing harmful online behavior.


  • Lead, coach, mentor and inspire a dedicated team of Software engineers to architect, build, deploy and support software that provide the best gaming experience for our customers.
  • Lead multiple concurrent projects. Estimate, plan, and slice projects to deliver frequent value to production.
  • Build and develop a high energy, committed, motivated engineering team focusing on engineering and operational excellence to deliver incredible business results.
  • Champion a culture of diversity, inclusion, communication and collaboration
  • Collaborate across business units and product teams to develop and complete the team's vision, strategy, and roadmap.
  • Lead day-to-day activities of engineering team using Agile/Scrum methodology.
  • Collaborate with team members from offices in the US, UK and Japan


  • You have built and led impactful engineering teams
  • You are experienced in building and running complex software systems and highly scalable/available software
  • 3+ years as a Development Manager
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present technical information in a clear and concise manner to executives and non-technical leaders
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusion, communication and collaboration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS or Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with UX design teams to build and develop engaging front-end features
  • Passion for developing Trust and Safety technologies that reduce online harms



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