Senior Product Manager (Global On-Site Search)

PlayStation, San Francisco, CA

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Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation®Original and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions and regional headquarters in California, London and Tokyo. 

Senior Product Manager, Global On-Site Search at PlayStation Network
San Francisco, CA

PlayStation Network connects and serves millions of customers everyday through our PS4 and PS3 console as well as web properties such as store.playstation.com. To ensure we deliver great experiences, we utilize data and usability driven, A/B experiments to develop customer-focused solutions.

The Global On-Site Search team work on big data problems, cutting edge relevance algorithms from information retrieval, machine learning, and ranking to deliver always-available services that directly contributes to our business goals.

We are seeking a talented senior product manager with a passion for Search to help us design, develop, and deploy high performance, fault-tolerant distributed search system that will be used by our customers to find games, friends, videos, and more.

You will work with Data Scientists and Engineers to improve relevance and results ranking, use data to identify new opportunities and customer needs, drive product definition, roadmaps, and requirements while evangelizing the product vision to stakeholders, partners, and executives.

You must have a proven track record to

  • Execute: drive features and initiatives to release while upholding business value and managing technical and business risks and dependencies
  • Innovate: evolve and maintain comprehensive requirements and use cases that serve as the foundation for feature design and development
  • Influence: develop strong alliances with others to ensure success of the product
  • Articulate: communicate research findings to senior leadership, executives, and engineers to build product vision and report on features over time
  • Balance: evaluate and prioritize short-term goals versus long-term vision
  • Problem Solve: collaborate with key stakeholders to understand market problems and develop solutions
  • Measure and Report: use quantitative data to support assumptions and develop business cases; perform deep data driven analysis to surface actionable insights and product requirements

You Possess

  • 5+ years of experience as a product manager (or related role) driving significant solutions
  • Ability to carry strategy and vision across the organization to influence the design and implementation of the product, seamlessly operate between highly detailed and technical situations as well as strategic situations
  • Deep industry knowledge of best practices and trends in search methodology
  • Passion and desire to make the search experience an intuitive and elegant part of the way millions of users find content
  • Experience with large-scale search systems or machine learning, natural language processing, data science or similar areas. 
  • Ability to travel as necessary


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We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. 

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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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