27 days old

Staff Data Platform Engineer - PlayStation

San Diego, California

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. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation®Original and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions and regional headquarters in California, London and Tokyo.

SIE's Data Platform Engineering team is looking for a Software Engineer to aid in the development of our next generation data platform with the use of multiple technologies, including Big Data, AWS Services and general ETL.


Responsibilities Include

  • Designing and building data solutions to ingest, process and store Terabytes of data everyday through streaming as well as batch.
  • Creating robust, scalable and easily extensible data software solutions.
  • Working across the company with various teams and departments on implementing data platform solutions, data services and operational analytics for the PlayStation Network (PSN).



  • BS in Computer Science or related engineering field.
  • Strong Unix skills.
  • 7+ years of software development experience.
  • 5 years in data software development, ideally Big Data technologies.
  • Programming language experience, especially in Java, Scala or Python
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Pig.
  • Knowledge of Hadoop or similar data processing frameworks (such as Spark, Samza, Druid) and a good understanding of optimization techniques.
  • Hands-on experience with different types of NoSQL data stores, messaging or pub-sub queuing systems.
  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences.


Additional Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Experience developing web services, APIs or data libraries.
  • Hands-on experience with enterprise level AWS ecosystem
  • ETL experience with Informatica, Talend
  • Experience leading a team


Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information 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.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.


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