Software Engineer, Network Front End

PlayStation, Aliso Viejo, CA

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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, Network Front End

Sony Interactive Entertainment's Cloud Gaming Engineering & Infrastructure Division is leading the cloud gaming revolution, putting console-quality video games on any device.

We are looking for passionate software engineers who are fascinated by the technologies behind the Internet and cloud computing. Our team believes that automation is essential in building a scalable and reliable global network that will bring the best cloud gaming experience to users around the world.


  • Design and implement Desktop Web UIs for visualization of network topology and various network metrics.
  • Implement UIs for desktop web applications using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular and other current/emerging Web technologies.
  • Implement middleware to transform outputs from backend applications/services to appropriate inputs for frontend applications.
  • Take ownership of the frontend during the entire development cycle (Requirements, Design, Development, Testing and Release).
  • Work closely with network engineers/operators to identify areas of UI/UX improvement.
  • Work closely with backend software engineers to produce high-quality software products on an aggressive schedule.
  • Demonstrate professional software engineering practices including adherence to coding standards, producing design documentation, and supporting integration.
  • Ensure that all user input on the frontend is validated and sanitized before forwarding to backend applications
  • Build functional reusable UI components and libraries.
  • Optimize frontend applications for maximum speed and scalability.


  • Self-motivated and good communication skills
  • Expert JavaScript, HTML/CSS skills
  • Familiarity with Angular, js, Node, Redis, Apache, Nginx, React, etc.
  • Proficiency in Unix/Linux programming environments
  • Working knowledge of version control tools such as git
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP and network programming
  • Familiarity with Web technologies such as REST, JSON, gRPC, protobufs, NETCONF etc.
  • Experience developing Web front ends for distributed web applications
  • Experience with MySQL, HBase, MongoDb is a plus
  • Experience/Involvement with open source JavaScript projects is a plus

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Expert level knowledge of Linux
  • Proficiency in Python or Java programming language
  • Familiarity with network protocols such as Ethernet, BGP, ISIS, SNMP, etc.
  • Familiarity with build systems
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and delivery

Additional Attributes:

  • Gamer is a plus
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills



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, gender identity, 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.


About PlayStation

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. 

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