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Backend Web Developer / DevOps Engineer


Backend Web Developer / DevOps Engineer

at Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation
San Diego, CA

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.

DevOps Engineer

Sony PlayStation’s Visual Arts Services Group (VASG) is seeking a Backend Web Developer / DevOps Engineer to play a key role on our new game development team.  Our team is always at the cutting edge of technology and partners with the industry’s best minds and companies. This is your opportunity to work closely with game and film industry professionals from all over the world and under one roof!

If you are talented and proactive, and have initiative, we want to hear from you. Please apply!


  • Research, identify and resolve complex problems.
  • Build monitoring systems to interpret traffic reports and provide analysis
  • Develop and maintain our modern deployment pipeline using multiple server development and hosting tools.
  • Set proactive alerting systems to respond to performance issues
  • Collaborate with IT ensuring a broad understanding of approaches and solutions.



  • 3-5 years’ experience performing as a Backend Web Developer or DevOps Engineer.
  • Understanding of server architecture and maintenance.
  • Strong scripting ability using Python, JavaScript and PHP.
  • Experience with front-end technologies including REST API's, CSS, JavaScript, etc.
  • Experience with databases design and query optimizations using MySQL, Redis, etc.
  • Background supporting Linux/Unix administration tasks.
  • Exposure to monitoring and alerting tools like Prometheus and Graphina.
  • Experience with automation / deployment processes using Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SALT, etc.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline is a nice-to-have.

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category. 

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

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

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