Software Engineer II, Front End

PlayStation, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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Software Engineer II, Front End

Waterloo, ON

The ideal candidate will come from an object-oriented development background and be passionate about front-end web technologies.


  • Developing JavaScript-based applications for PlayStation gaming consoles and future flagship Sony devices and services
  • Building digital commerce solutions for PlayStation games, media content, and subscription services
  • Engaging with Product Managers, Designers, and other collaborators to craft world-class user experiences
  • Contributing to existing shared software components to benefit multiple applications, and creating new components as we recognize the need for them
  • Establishing robust tests to ensure software quality, including automation and build integration
  • Deploying platform experiences through CI/CD pipelines
  • Monitoring software releases, analyze telemetry, and adapt to production data


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent, or 4+ years of relevant work experience instead of a degree
  • Good understanding and experience with object oriented programming, and advanced JavaScript concepts
  • Experience in developing high-performance user interfaces
  • Motivated and passionate about producing high-quality software
  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of producing detailed design and development documentation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of software development experience
  • Single page applications
  • React.js or React Native
  • Restful API's
  • Python
  • Customer-facing UI Development


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