Full Time Job

Sr. Software Engineer, Cloud Back-End


Austin, TX 07-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Sony PlayStation

Future Technology Group

(Austin, TX)

Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Back-End

As a part of Sony Interactive Entertainment, the Future Technology Group (FTG) team is leading the cloud gaming revolution, putting console-quality video games on any device!

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Cloud Back-End Engineering team, you'll play a key role in the design and development of server-side applications for cloud automation on a large geographically distributed infrastructure.

• Implementation of features in distributed back end systems
• Ownership of the implementation, and delivery of well-defined features from start to finish
• Write and execute unit tests via testing frameworks
• Triage and fix reported bugs
• Communicate estimates, schedules, issues and dependencies to technical or project lead
• Define and craft integration tests with Test Engineering
• Continually bring new ideas and insights about technology to the engineering team
• Share knowledge for new technologies with the team

• BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant development experience

Skills & Knowledge
• Knowledge of Java or Golang required
• Knowledge of Python nice to have
• Knowledge of Linux and Bash
• Knowledge in both NoSQL and Relational Data Stores
• Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, Prometheus, Consul, and other CNCF technologies
• Intermediate knowledge of version control tools such as git and GitLab

Additional Attributes
• Familiar with Agile development environment
• Gamer is a plus
• Enjoys working in a multifaceted and fast-paced environment
• Strong communication and documentation skills
• Accountability
• Contribution to the open-source community (ie. blogs, source code, etc)

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnb5pm-3-235-60-144-42 in your application.

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.