Sony PlayStation is hiring an

IT Systems Administrator CONTRACT

Cidra, Puerto Rico

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. 

IT Systems Administrator (Contractor – 6 months)

Location: San Diego


Sony Network Entertainment is searching for a highly competent and experienced candidate who has exceptional skills in IT Systems Administration. The right candidate will be capable of defining and executing on well-constructed operational strategies, processes, and procedures; as well as have excellent communication and organizational skills. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support applications, systems and services alongside the other IT Systems Administration and Engineering staf
  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for SNEI IT services
  • Create and maintain Knowledge Base articles in ticketing system
  • Assist with Netbackup and Quantum tape library infrastructure for our critical systems and data including tape rotation management at each site and troubleshooting to resolution any problems that arise
  • Provide end-user support as required
  • Provide accurate timelines for specific tasks assigned
  • Monitor IT-Systems ticketing queue to meet SLAs. Many tickets landing in IT-Systems queue will be worked by the candidate.  Others must be distributed by this role to the appropriate systems administrator or engineer within SLA window.



  • 2+ years experience in IT Systems Administration or demonstration of skills in your current role that are applicable to this job
  • 2+ years experience supporting and/or managing Mac computers in a corporate environment
  • Securing and administering Mac OS X in a corporate environment preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows Server 2008 / 2012 administration preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of Active Directory (AD), LAN/WAN topology, IT processes and procedures, security, and systems implementations.
  • Linux/Unix experience
  • Puppet experience preferred
  • VMware vCenter experience preferred
  • NetApp management experience preferred
  • Experience managing backup systems preferred (Netbackup, Quantum)
  • Experience with engineering application support and system architecture such as Perforce, GitHub Enterprise, Rally, Jenkins, JIRA preferred
  • Must possess a strong ability to document standards, methods and produce drawings of environments
  • Exceptional team work as well as being able to work under own initiative are highly desired
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision


  • S./B.A. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent experience preferred
  • Technical certifications preferred


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. 

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