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Staff Software Engineer - Cloud Engineering

Company: PlayStation Global
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

As a member of Sony Interactive Entertainment's Future Technology Group (FTG), you'll have the opportunity to lead the charge in the cloud gaming revolution. FTG is at the forefront of putting console-quality video games on any device, and we're looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join our Cloud Engineering team.
In this technical leadership role, you will use your skills and passion on meaningful projects that are building the future of game streaming. You will play a key role in building server-side applications for cloud orchestration on a large geographically distributed infrastructure that is capable of delivering fun and unique gaming experiences to millions of players! You will work with creative, forward-thinking, and collaborative teammates in both the hardware / systems engineering and cloud engineering spaces to deliver player experiences that make a difference. This position offers a healthy mix of development, leadership, and research, ensuring that work is both exciting and rewarding. An ideal candidate has a strong vision for the future, enjoys solving unique problems and takes great pride in overcoming them.

  • Design, implement, and maintain highly scalable and performant services
  • Creatively solve exciting technical problems at scale
  • Setting technical standards and making strategic technology choices
  • Communicate estimates, schedules, issues and dependencies to project and upper management
  • Ability to break high-level features into appropriate tasks for other engineers to develop
  • Mentor and coach other team members on design techniques, and coding standards
  • Collaborate with other FTG teams to help improve development process and eliminate inefficiencies


    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • 10+ years of professional software development experience, back-end focused
    • Proficiency in Java and knowledge in Python
    • Knowledge of Linux or other UNIX variants
    • Knowledge in AWS, CI/CD tools, Kubernetes
    • Knowledge in NoSQL databases, preferably MongoDB
    • Experience with highly resilient distributed systems which can handle significant load
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Exposure to agile and iterative software delivery is a plus
    • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment


Keywords: PlayStation Global, Austin , Staff Software Engineer - Cloud Engineering, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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