Software Engineer Intern

PlayStation, Los Angeles, CA

A gaming brand

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. 


Sony Interactive International LLC (SIE) founded in April 2010, drives the vision, strategy and execution for PlayStation™Network, to offer consumers compelling, connected entertainment experiences encompassing games, TV, video and music.

Headquartered out of San Mateo, California, SIE's operations span globally across San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, London, Tokyo and other locations. Through PlayStation Network, SIE delivers a wide range of exciting network service offerings including PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Video and more.

With over 65 million active users on PlayStation®Network and 351 billion yen (approx. $3.1 billion) in fiscal year 2014 revenues SIE is a core Sony business that continues to grow rapidly as a leading provider of cutting edge digital entertainment experiences.



PlayStation Account & Customer Management tool from Sony Network Entertainment responsible for building our customer service tool(s) that PlayStation CS agents use worldwide.  We work with our stakeholders and development platform groups around the globe.  This has us interacting with our San Francisco, San Mateo, and Tokyo development partners to bring our collective value to the PlayStation Network and our end customers.  These web based tools are front-end user interfaces with a Java backend.  

This candidate will work in conjunction with multiple Java development teams, Client application teams and Networking/Security teams to build APIs for multiple Customer Service Applications to integrate with the PlayStation Platform, internal and external data providers. In addition to CS applications. Navigate through the entire stack to ensure company objectives are met, commitments are upheld, and the quality goals are achieved.



• Demonstrated experience with full stack web development

• Excellent programming skills in Java and related frameworks like Spring

• Experience building high performance and scalable web services

• Experience with one or more NoSQL databases like Cassandra, Couchbase, Redis, etc.

• Experience with MySQL or other relational database systems.

• Experience with version control systems (preferably Git)

• Passionate about writing high quality and well-architected code

• A sense of urgency and ownership over the product

Preferred Qualifications:

• Strong JavaScript and jQuery knowledge.

• Ability to create user interfaces and components that are modular, performant and maintainable.

• Knowledge and working experience with one or more modern JavaScript frameworks like React.js, Angular.js.

• Experience building cloud deployed applications

• Experience working in an Agile environment


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. 

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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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