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Software Engineer - 12m FTC (Contracted via Yoh Solutions)

Liverpool, England | | Computer Games

Recruiter: myGwork

Why PlayStation?

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 recognised as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

Role Overview:

As the role of Software Engineer, you will report to the Manager of Business Systems & Services within PlayStation Studios QA. Your role will focus on supporting our key projects related to in-game credit (contribution) collection tool, translation automation and other business improvement projects. As a Software Engineer you will work with variety of teams within PlayStation Studios and have a key role in implementation of organisation wide projects.

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop full stack new web applications and features in Javascript (React and Express) environment
  • Integrate Office365 (Outlook/Email and Teams) with Google API Services using APIs
  • Design user friend UI using common CSS frameworks
  • Integrate and customise 3rd party web and server applications
  • Work in an agile team to document stories, support backlog grooming, and manage assigned tickets
  • Perform unit, system and integration testing of developed and integrated software
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Focus on overall product quality and user experience
  • Take initiative and be responsible for technical solutions to data quality and workflow challenges
  • Build software prototypes on accelerated schedule
  • Work with the Systems Engineers & Architects to determine application design and schema

 

What we're looking for:

 

  • Advanced knowledge of Javascript (React and Express) (5+ years of experience)
  • Experience integrating application/services with Office365
  • Experience with UI design using common CSS frameworks (2+ years of experience)
  • Experience with web calls, APIs and system integrations
  • Experience building complex, scalable applications (5+ years of experience)
  • Experience working in an agile environment (scum, SAFe)
  • Deep technical experience in software development with a track record of creating innovative web and client-server applications.
  • Be capable of self-management, have good communication skills and work closely with other members of the team.
  • In-depth understanding of J2EE, SQL, XML, Web services, scripting languages, Linux operating system and other key web and client-server technologies under Windows and Linux.
  • Experience building customer oriented systems.
  • Ability to write efficient, clear (and well-commented), maintainable and portable code.
  • No experience with Sony PlayStation development required.
  • Game development experience is not necessary.

 

Preferred Experience / Education:

  • Experience working in a global team, with a matrix reporting structure
  • GoogleAPI, Office365, ServiceNow
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Math (or equivalent experience)

 

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership 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.

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This employer is a corporate member of myGwork, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, graduates, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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