Senior Software Development Engineer in Test, Contract

PlayStation, San Mateo, CA

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PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.


Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test, Contract

Are you passionate about quality and have an eye for detail? Would you like to help ensure our software runs smoothly for developers and users alike? Do you want your work to influence the most successful gaming and entertainment platform of all time? If so, PlayStation has a career for you.

We seek a creative engineer to join our PlayStation R&D team in crafting test cases & test tools to exercise SDKs and ensure the quality of software releases using continuous integration processes. As a part of R&D, you will have the opportunity to experience and contribute to new and innovative technologies. If this is you, please apply!


  • Work closely with dedicated engineering teams to identify test requirements and execute QA related tasks.
  • Maintain existing Jenkins Continuous Integration environment and support new CI requirements.
  • Improve existing test frameworks based on JavaScript & Python.
  • Develop, maintain, execute manual and automate test cases.
  • Debug and analyze defects and build solutions for regression tests.
  • Collaborate with distributed teams for CI & test infrastructure maintenance.


  • Professional experience with C++ programming, as well as one of the two: JavaScript or Python.
  • Working knowledge of open source or in-house developed test automation frameworks.
  • Experience with different version control systems: SVN, GIT, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.


  • Experience in working on projects utilizing CI/CD preferably Jenkins.
  • Experience in React Native apps development or testing.
  • Worked in a scrum/agile environment.
  • Experience in C# programming.
  • Experience in testing methodologies and test processes.
  • A real passion for game development and/or consumer electronics.
  • Development and debugging tools experience on both Linux and Windows.
  • Docker knowledge.

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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