Full Time Job

Software Engineer

Sony Interactive Entertainment

San Diego, CA 08-29-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Software Engineer II, Social Applications

Location: San Diego

The Software Engineer II in Social Applications is responsible for the design and implementation of interactive web-based services. Strong technical background and analytical thinking is expected and the ideal candidate will be heavily involved in designing, creating and maintaining Java code, as well as providing component and system level designs for Sony's PlayStation Network platform. They will work with peers, designers, technical architects on the development of large-scale systems that support current and future social experiences on our network.

Responsibilities:
• Design, implement, ship and maintain highly visible consumer-facing social features
• Design and develop real time, efficient and highly scalable APIs for the entire PlayStation Network portfolio
• Produce thorough design and development documentation
• Suggest solutions and designs for complex problems, achieve team consent and buy-in
• Work independently, under tight time constraints, respond to evolving requirements and strategic shifts in direction
• Have a strong sense of end to end ownership
• Adhere to key principles: Code and design for best performance, scalability and resiliency;
• Write and execute unit, integration, and functional tests

Qualifications:
• BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
• 5+ years of coding experience in Java and 2+ years experience with REST services
• Required 3+ years working in highly available and scalable server backend systems capable of supporting hundreds of requests per second with 99% sub-second response times
• 3+ years relational and/or NoSQL database experience
• 2+ years experience building and developing Cloud-based multi-region applications or services in AWS
• 3+ years experience developing scalable distributed applications using frameworks like Spring Boot
• 2+ years working with JMS and high-volume streaming message brokers like Kafka or Kinesis
• Strong foundation in CS with an emphasis in data structures, software design, cloud design, and asynchronous programming constructs
• Ability to do technical deep dives into code and deployments
• Ability to take an active role troubleshooting mission-critical, proactively monitor dashboards and customer feedback channels, periodic on-call duty, and defensive engineering to minimize impact
• Well versed in SCRUM/Agile methodologies
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

Additional Qualifications:
• Experience with search engines like Lucene, Solr, and ElasticSearch
• NoSQL experience like Cassandra and Couchbase databases
• Kubernetes experience preferred

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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.
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