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Full Stack Software Engineer


Los Angeles, CA 04-23-2024
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  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Full Stack Software Engineer II (Contract Role)

Why PlayStation?

Software Engineer II

Los Angeles, CA

Contract Length: 12 months

• You should enjoy researching information and digging deep to solve problems
• Responsibilities will include investigating and prototyping early technologies, defining and developing engaging new applications using core technologies, preparing status reports, and demonstrating to teams and project partners
• This role is a software development position
• Your primary focus will be helping to define and build frontend and backend web and existing platforms that interact with multiple cloud-based tools
• Participate in designing and developing user experiences that delight the customer, build exciting new initiatives, solve interesting and unique problems, grow technical insight, and collaborate across functional boundaries in defining the architecture, APIs, and overall design
• Research available technologies in the markets conduct evaluations, and collaborate with the team
• Application operations and production support of internal and public-facing services within an AWS cloud environment, ensuring availability, resiliency, scalability, and performance.
• Identify areas for operational process improvement and automation. Drive the hands-on development of scripts and tools to automate these processes within our environment.
• Collaborate and partner with other teams that specialize in areas such as data services, CICD, and platform hosting to inspire changes and ensure efficient end-to-end system performance and resiliency across all back-end services within PlayStation.
• Occasionally provide rotational on-call support where you'll respond, detect, triage, and resolve production incidents.

Required Qualifications:
• BS or MS in Computer Science, or comparable experience
• Demonstrated ability with full-stack software development
• Excellent programming skills in Java and the Spring Framework including Spring Boot
• Experience building dedicated and scalable web services
• Ability to build user interfaces and components that are modular, testable, and maintainable
• Strong JavaScript and jQuery skills and knowledge and working experience with one or more modern JavaScript frameworks like React.js and RDUX
• Experience with Node.js application development
• Experience with one or more NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB, Redis and MySQL or other relational database systems.
• Experience and comfort in building cloud-native applications
• Experience with AWS and AWS Infrastructure, Platform, and Services

Desired Skills and Attributes:
• Experience with version control concepts and Git
• Experience and comfort working in an agile, and fast-paced environment
• A strong sense of ownership for the end product and your work
• Passionate about writing high-quality and well-architected code
• Comfortable voicing new insights and challenging others
• Ready to have fun working with a high-energy team


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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role's base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

In addition, this role is eligible for SIE's top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$145,700 - $218,500 USD

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gww3e2-44-200-86-95-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $145,700 to $218,500 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.