Network Systems Engineer

PlayStation, San Diego, CA

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Network Systems Engineer

San Diego, CA 

SIE PlayStation Studios IT is seeking a robust and versatile Network Engineer to join the Sony family. You'll be joining a technical team passionate about engineering, building, and delivering network solutions that empowers PlayStation Studios.

As a Network Engineer in this role, you will be responsible for operating and contributing to the improvement of sophisticated corporate IP networks in a fast paced, ambitious environment. The role will entail operational and project-based work across the SIE IT department, as well as global business units in SIE and Sony operating companies.


  • Engineer, support, and build a scalable, modular, and mobile network platform.
  • Solve issues impacting WAN, LAN and internet connectivity.
  • Remediate issues impacting on-site event network infrastructure including AWS and Azure.
  • Ensure strict network security to protect confidential and proprietary information.
  • Work with external vendors to evaluate and design network infrastructure at multiple studio campuses and locations as well as cloud environments.
  • Assist with studio desktop, servers, and cloud disciplines within and beyond the greater SIE network.
  • Build and maintain a lab platform to ensure continuous process improvement.
  • Work with internal SIE IT teams to integrate new network architectures and connectivity.
  • Collaborate with studio development teams to devise and maneuver studio services as it pertains to SIE’s network landscape.


  • Minimum of 5 years in Network Engineering and Administration or equivalent experience.
  • Expert knowledge of networking systems, protocols, software and technologies including but not limited to routers, switches, load balancers and WAN technologies.
  • Understanding of WAN/LAN/DMZ, VPN's, TCP/IP, DNS, VLANs, etc.
  • Familiarity with Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls.
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus 9000/7000/3000 series and Catalyst 2960/3750/9300 series switches.
  • Understanding of routing protocols – BGP (iBGP/eBGP), EIGRP
  • Experience with wireless networking technologies and deployments.
  • Fluent in packet analysis (Clearsight, Wireshark)
  • Familiarity with network monitoring tools and dashboards, such as SolarWinds, Datadog, OpenNMS, Cisco Prime.
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills, oral and written communication skills.
  • Analyze application data and traffic flow data to identify and improve sub-optimal network behaviors.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
  • Steadfast self-motivation and initiative.
  • Able (and willing) to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. (up to 45 lbs.) and engage in labor related duties.
  • Experience supporting common routing protocols (e.g., BGP, OSPF, EIGRP)
  • Experience supporting zone-based firewalls and configuring security policies.


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