Senior Software Engineer – PlayStation Studios Technology Team | Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer – PlayStation Studios Technology Team
Employer: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 10826_7fd74a30c311d2bdf79e01023db95b92


Job Details:

Senior Software Engineer – PlayStation Studios Technology Team

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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 PlayStation5, PlayStation4, PlayStationVR, PlayStationPlus, 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.

This role can be based in London or Liverpool (Hybrid) Overview Main Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and test new features for web applications.
  • Develop internal RESTful APIs and integrate with remote APIs.
  • Collaborate with internal team and stakeholders on functional requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with existing software.


  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of Java and extensive experience with Spring Boot are necessary.
  • Proficient with SQL database design, implementation and optimization.
  • Experience with Java ORMs (e.g. Hibernate Envers).
  • Experience with Docker and a solid understanding of containerization principles.
  • Advanced proficiency with Linux.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum processes and management tools such as Jira.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a globally distributed team.
  • Nice to have experience with the Sencha ExtJS framework.

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.

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