PlayStation Global is hiring a

Software Development Engineer in Test (FT)

San Francisco, United States

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Now, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test)

San Francisco, CA


  • Create, maintain, and execute test plan, test cases to ensure the quality of new features
  • Passionate about Quality and strive to improve processes, generate new standards, and drive their usage within the teams.
  • Partner with dev team to ensure test coverage and build test plans that help deliver high quality features
  • Develop and implement standard methodologies for in-house automation, automated testing, multi-functional end-to-end testing, including device testing, and performance testing.
  • Author common API’s and libraries for test automation
  • Work with the infrastructure team to create and maintain common services such as CI pipelines

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge
  • 3+ years of experience in developing and executing test plans and test cases
  • 3+ years or equivalent experience in advanced UI automation for web/mobile applications
  • Shown experience writing automated tests in Python, Java Script or any other Programming Language
  • Practical experience using development and deployment tools: Git, Jenkins, Docker
  • Experience with Selenium or Appium

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with at least one modern web application framework, preferably React
  • Significant experience with both Node.js and Python
  • Experience developing or testing a non-PC device (phone/game console/set-top box, etc.) and writing test code for a game console
  • Knowledge and experience testing APIs and Service Oriented architecture

Profile (Non-Technical)

  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work quickly, productively, and independently in a fast-paced environment and as part of a team with minimum direction with strong work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for robust code


Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

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