Sony PlayStation is hiring a

DevOps Engineer

San Diego, United States

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

DevOps Engineer

Sony Interactive Entertainment America, LLC

Playstation – San Diego Studio

 

SIEA, LLC is seeking a highly-motivated DevOps engineer to join our online development team of creative problem-solvers.  You will be working closely with software engineers, hosting engineers, DBAs and producers to design and develop applications for a number of games.  This is an opportunity to participate in a fun, demanding, fast-paced environment for individuals who thrive on new challenges and are driven to provide the highest quality in software.

Challenges we offer: achieving continuous development and deployment with minimal downtime, automating functionalities, and extending our services.

 

To be successful you should possess a strong understanding of software development and operational services. You will be tasked to help design, develop and maintain our modern deployment pipeline using multiple server development and hosting tools. Additionally, possessing a good working knowledge of security best-practices is nice-to-have.

 

Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience providing Software and Systems Development
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum and Agile delivery teams
  • Ability to architect software systems and integrate existing systems
  • Familiarity with git
  • Experience with unit/functional testing (both writing and setup)
  • Experience with automation/configuration management and build & deployment processes using either Puppet, Chef or Ansible
  • Background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Strong grasp of automation tools
  • Ability to use wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Highly-motivated, driven individual with strong sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Strong customer focused mentality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to create documents and guides that describe complex tasks and processes in a way that is understandable to a generic audience

 

Nice-to-Have:

  • Proficient in Ruby on Rails, Node.js or any programming language
  • Proficient in data modeling, query optimization and database operations
  • Prior experience working on/with a game development team
  • Prior experience supporting Platform as a Service (PAAS) or Games as a Service (GAAS)
  • Successful deployment and operations of services in cloud environments (AWS a plus)

 

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