Software Engineer II, Front-End

PlayStation, San Francisco, CA

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Software Engineer, Front-End

San Francisco, CA

Do you have a passion for web application development? Do you want to work at a company where customers have real excitement for the products you help create? Do you want to be at the center of customer facing web initiatives with millions of daily users? At PlayStation, we are looking for engineers to join a global initiative in creating rich, user-friendly commerce applications for our passionate gamers.

Our established team in Madison, WI is currently looking for a Software Engineer to help lead our team. We apply modern web technologies and methodologies to create a best in class commerce experience. The ideal candidate will come from an object-oriented development background, be passionate about front end web technologies.

We employ Agile standard methodologies, use modern software development paradigms, and focus on continuous improvement in the delivery of high quality applications for our customers. This is an opportunity to be part of one of the world's most recognized brands, to collaborate with PlayStation Engineering teams in California, Japan, and Europe and to say “I work for PlayStation”.


  • Develop, test and document JavaScript-based business critical commerce web features and applications
  • Work with Product Owners and Product Managers to understand feature requirements, determine technical requirements, and develop new features in PlayStation web applications
  • Passionate about Quality and strives to improve processes, proposes standard methodologies and drives their usage within the teams
  • Write unit tests and component tests for features with key characteristics of stability and maintainability which prevent regressions in the product code.
  • Work quickly and productively in a fast-paced ever-evolving environment
  • Work with other team members by reviewing and giving feedback on pull requests and design plans

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or at least three years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree
  • 3+ years of web development experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, the JavaScript ecosystem and familiarity with popular frameworks like React, Jest, Babel, and TypeScript
  • Ambitious with an ability to take initiative
  • A passion for robust sustainable code

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with React and/or Ember
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with Docker


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