Senior Software Engineer, Payments
San Mateo, CA
PlayStation is the leading entertainment platform with 80 million daily active users in over 90 countries!
Our network platform enables users to:
• Buy and Play the most exclusive games on the device
• Stream and Play the best game titles online and enjoy the other platform games on PlayStation 4 online
• Watch live stream events, movies and TV
• Use the Social features to share and play among friends
• Use third party applications for entertainment
Payments Engineering division provides a linear scale, highly available, fault-tolerant, globally distributed commerce service platform. We craft highly scalable software application systems and implement tests for application quality, performance and scalability. Our mission is to provide the highest level of performance and reliability for our customers. We work on the network services platform, including existing and new services supporting customer growth on the platform.
About the Job
• Develop microservices, collaborate with product managers, architects, engineers, and operations team members to build payment platform solutions.
• Participate in design and code reviews, identify and communicate the best development practices.
• Collaborate closely with data architects to document and build our application data models
• Ownership of architecting & developing end-to-end data pipelines and automate data quality reporting processes
• Manage individual projects priorities, dead-lines and deliverables with your technical expertise.
• Coordinate software system installations and monitor equipment function to ensure specifications are met.
• Experiment with technologies, solving the problems of scaling, latencies while keeping a check on cost and quality.
• You have a Master's Degree in Computer Science, or related/equivalent field.
• 4+ years of experience building distributed and scalable software
• You have built software using Java, Python, C++ or similar languages
• Passionate and proficient in data storage technologies like MySQL, Oracle, DynamoDB, Cassandra, Couchbase…
• Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment processes.
• You understand virtualization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
• You have good understanding of public cloud design like AWS or GCE
• You are familiar with tools such as Datadog, Splunk, Jenkins, JIRA, etc…
• You influence and impact multiple teams. You are extremely proactive and keep relevant people in the loop.
• You have proven understanding of microservices architecture
• You have demonstrated success in partnering with key stakeholders in previous roles
• Communication is your strong suit: in code, in email, and face-to-face
• You get things done with minimum supervision
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.