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Senior Software Engineer - Machine Learning - PlayStation


San Francisco, California
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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 Software Engineer – Machine Learning

Location: San Francisco (SoMa)

The Software Engineer role will help design and develop cloud-based network software services for the PlayStation Store, accessible via the PlayStation 4, mobile and web properties as well as other applications/devices with focus on Machine Learning Technic. Many of these features will enhance PlayStation Network’s Commerce features and allow you to help shape the future of the world’s largest game and entertainment content distribution platform!



You will be responsible to execute full life-cycle software development and write well designed, testable, efficient code. You’ll produce specifications and determine operational feasibility, integrate software components into a fully functional data analytics system, develop test plans and quality assurance procedures. Also, You’ll document and maintain software functionality and tailor and deploy software tools, processes and metrics. Build and improve our data pipeline, machine learning infrastructure and existing Machine Learning models using Spark, Scala and high-performance modeling libraries such as MLLib and H2O.



  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 4+ years of coding experience in Java or C/C++ building scalable enterprise software
  • 2+ years large scale data processing experience using Spark or Hadoop/MapReduce for ETL/Data transformations on rich datasets
  • 2+ Machine Learning and Deep Learning experience
  • Strong foundation in computer science with an emphasis in algorithms, data structures, software design and cloud design as well as building data science models.
  • Experience Mentoring junior engineers and presenting ML concepts such as Supervised vs Unsupervised learning, Regression vs Classification models, Feature selection, Cross-validation, Neural Networks, NLP, LTR and more.


Additional Qualifications

  • Experience building and developing Cloud-based applications or services, preferably in AWS
  • Experience developing high scale, distributed applications is a plus


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, 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 thank you for your interest in PlayStation.