Summer Intern - IT Test Automation, Enterprise Tech Services

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 03-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Our Emerging Talent Programs, which includes Interns, Trainees, and Finance Rotational Associates, offer unique opportunities for students, recent graduates, and emerging talent to work alongside the teams that come together to create movies, TV shows, and other great experiences. These seasonal, paid assignments provide meaningful and productive work that allows you to build on your experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks, real-world experience, and many educational and social networking opportunities.

This Summer Internship is from May/June through August 30th (start and end dates are flexible based on school schedules) and all candidates must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday in the specified location. This position is ideal for a student enrolled in an accredited college or university. A hybrid work structure may or may not be available.


The Quality Assurance and Control department is responsible for maintaining SPE applications quality and faster delivery cycles. We have to identify and maintain test execution plans for every release for SPE applications.

The Test Automation Intern will help in developing testing framework, automate test scenarios, and conduct POC for cutting-edge solutions. In addition to this, the Intern will also be responsible for identifying and reporting defects to improve software quality in the development pipeline. The role requires drive to learn any scripting knowledge, perform thorough research on the industry standards and basic understanding of programming languages like Java, Python etc. This role will also focus on venturing into Gen AI in test automation POC.

• Perform POC in Gen AI tools and determine pros and cons of its usability
• Develop testing framework using playwright and robot framework Integration automation suite to DevOps pipeline
• Report defects and work with business in improving the quality
• Effective collaboration with cross functional team for troubleshooting and finishing deliverables

• Has a strong background in coding/scripting in Java, Python, vbscripts etc
• Understands and develops test automation framework for any open-source tools
• Understands Generative AI space in test automation
• Must have an excellent problem-solving skill
• Must be proactive in research and finding current industry standards and approaches
• Must be a team player with effective written and communication skills

• Enrolled in a Master's degree progr in computer science with projects developed in any programming languages
• Familiar with cloud support
• Understands web application backend

The anticipated base salary for this position is $29/hour. This role may also qualify for comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.

Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5yw81-3-238-235-248-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $29.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.