Full Time Job

Performance Engineer

Sony Interactive Entertainment

San Diego, CA 11-02-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
This is a fast-paced, high-visibility position within Sony Interactive Entertainment's platform engineering organization, helping to establish a linearly scalable, highly available, fault-tolerant, globally distributed services platform. This next-generation platform will support the global, fast-growing Sony Interactive Entertainment customer base, world-class PlayStation consoles and network entertainment services such as PlayStation Now. This key role will help implement the technology transformation of the network services platform, which includes existing and new services supporting the unprecedented customer growth on the platform.

The individual will implement rigorous standard methodologies for measuring, understanding, predicting, and improving the performance of our e-commerce, media, and entertainment platform. The candidate will also implement quality engineering standard methodologies. The position requires partnering across Product Management, Architecture, Engineering, Hosting and Operations. Position requires hands-on technical expertise coupled with resourcefulness, ecommerce platform domain expertise, associated technology product knowledge, industry knowledge and excellent communication skills.

The candidate is encouraged to work with globally distributed teams to engage early and provide continuous delivery of high-quality software products that delight Sony customers. Must be a results-oriented individual with a passion to deliver quality next-generation global media and entertainment services to our growing customer base.
• Contributes to the evolution of the performance and resilience engineering strategy, applying industry-standard best practices and implementation to enable highly available, active-active, extensible services for the SIE platform.
• Plays a mid-level role in end-to-end quality, working closely with engineering, product management, and operations.
• Works with Product and Operations teams to define workflows and performance requirements. Develops test scripts and scenarios to these requirements.
• Enables engineering to develop and conduct their own testing through providing test frameworks and mentorship.
• Works with the product owners and other team members across the enterprise to drive quality initiatives.
• Participates in product roadmap discussions.

• BS or MS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.
• 2+ years of experience in software development, expert level of programming and end-to-end system analysis.
• Proven experience in creating and executing test plans and test cases.
• Experience with Chaos Engineering principles and practices is a plus
• Experienced in monitoring and analyzing system performance, isolating issues or bottlenecks that could impact performance, scalability, and reliability.
• Hands on experience with one or more performance testing tools and frameworks (JMeter, Akamai CloudTest, LoadRunner, Gatling, Blazemeter).
• Experience building high performance, active-active, linearly scalable production services (Enterprise Java/J2EE, C++, Web Services, REST, SQL/NoSQL data layers)

Extensive experience with agile development methodologies and test driven development processes required.
• Experience with Cloud computing platforms (AWS) and infrastructure as code.
• Must possess the drive and passion for quality with the ability to inspire, excite and motivate.
• Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work with others at all levels, effective at working with geographically remote and culturally diverse teams.


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjvj4w-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sony Interactive Entertainment

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.