Sony PlayStation is hiring a

Sr. Software Engineer (Front End)

Madison, United States

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. 

Software Engineer II (Front End)

Madison, WI

Sony Interactive Entertainment/PlayStation has an immediate opening in our Madison location for a highly competent, self-motivated web front end software engineer to help deliver our next-generation UX for our web properties, PS4 and beyond.

We are a fun, diverse group of people passionate about making great software. Our web store and related service components are used by millions of PlayStation customers worldwide.

We employ Agile best practices, use modern software development paradigms, and focus on continuous improvement in the delivery of high quality applications for our customers. This is an opportunity to be part of one of the world’s most recognized brands, and to collaborate with PlayStation Engineering teams in California, Canada, Japan, and Europe.

Responsibilities:

  • Architecting and developing JavaScript-based applications for the web, PlayStation gaming consoles, and future flagship devices and services
  • Creating digital commerce solutions for PlayStation games and Sony Entertainment Network’s suite of media service
  • Contribute to existing and develop new common software components to benefit other SIE client applications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent, 4+ years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree
  • Proficient with at least one widely adopted single page application (SPA) architecture
  • At least 4 years of Software Development experience
  • Highly proficient with JavaScript, HTML/CSS
  • Experience working with medium to large scale code bases
  • Experience in performance tuning network connected applications
  • Experience shipping 2-3 consumer facing, web applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Ember.js
  • Familiarity with Jira
  • Customer-facing UI Development

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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