Senior Software Engineer-Cloud Back End

PlayStation, Aliso Viejo, CA

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As a part of Sony Interactive Entertainment, the Future Technology Group (FTG) team is leading the cloud gaming revolution, putting console-quality video games on any device!

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Cloud Back-End Engineering team, you’ll play a key role in the design and development of server-side applications for cloud automation on a large geographically distributed infrastructure.


  • Implementation of features in distributed back end systems
  • Design, implement, and operate critical and scalable services – such as resource allocation, live streaming, and low-latency processing
  • Enjoy taking full ownership of projects and features from conception to production
  • Appropriately test, and debug your work, striving for high quality
  • Communicate estimates, schedules, issues and dependencies to technical or project lead
  • Define and craft integration tests with Test Engineering
  • Continually bring new ideas and insights about technology to the team
  • Mentor other team members on standard development methodologies
  • Advocates software craftsmanship and takes pride in their work
  • Passionate about establishing relationships with other CGEI teams to help improve development processes and eliminate inefficiencies


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of relevant development experience

Skills & Knowledge:

  • 5+ years of experience with Java or Golang required
  • Knowledge in NoSQL, Docker, Kubernetes, Prometheus, Consul, ElasticSearch, Kibana, and other CNCF technologies
  • Skilled in designing microservices
  • Strong understanding of concepts such as concurrency, parallelism, and event driven architecture
  • Knowledge of Web technologies including REST, JSON, gRPC, and WebSockets
  • Thrives in an environment with lots of high level context and minimal guidance
  • Strong understanding of the operational aspects of your team’s systems and actively participate in incident response

Additional Attributes:

  • Familiar with Agile development concepts
  • Familiar with AWS technologies such as S3, SQS, etc
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Accountability
  • Contribution to the open-source community (blogs, source code, etc)


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