Staff Software Engineer, Tool and Test Framework Development

Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)3.6

PlayStation isn't just the Best Place to Play —it's also the Best Place to Work. We've thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we're recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Staff Software Engineer, Tool and Test Framework Development

San Francisco, CA

Do you have a passion for test-driven development and automation? Are you the sort of person that is comfortable analyzing a network protocol in Wireshark one moment, debugging a ReactNative application the next? Do you want to work at a company where customers have real excitement for the products you help create? At PlayStation, we are looking for engineers to join a global initiative in robust test automation and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment systems.

At PlayStation, we are passionate about both teamwork and technology. We love building the systems that millions of people use and are our own first customers. We strive to be at the forefront of development technologies and are a diverse company with developers on four continents.

We are located in San Francisco's vibrant SOMA district, within walking distance to great restaurants, museums and nightlife.

  • Developing Test frameworks and tools to test applications running on PlayStation 4, mobile devices and other flagship Sony devices and services.
  • Working with console developers to define and implement test automation system architectures
Required Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge
  • At least five years or equivalent experience with a compiled language (C/C++/C#/Java)
  • At least four years or equivalent experience in either testing of JavaScript user interfaces
  • Experience with version control solutions (both centralized and distributed)
  • Experience writing command-line scripts using either Node.js or Python
  • Proven experience designing and creating developer tools
  • Experience developing or testing a non-PC device (phone/game console/set-top box, etc.)
  • Experience with at least one modern web application framework such as Angular/Ember.js/React
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Significant experience with both Node.js and Python
  • Experience working with network protocols at the socket level
  • Experience with Selenium or Appium
  • Experience with React Native
  • Experience creating testing frameworks
  • Experience developing or writing test code for a game console
Profile (Non-Technical)

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Can do attitude; yet challenges status quo
  • Works independently under minimal direction with strong work ethic
  • Able to work quickly and productively in a fast-paced environment
  • A passion for robust code
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