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Sr. Front End Engineer

Sony PlayStation

Sr. Front End Engineer

Los Angeles, 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.

PlayStation is the leading entertainment platform with 80 million daily active users in over 90 countries!

The primary role of this position will be to work on the development of web applications. The ideal candidate must be a skilled React.js developer with experience in web application development. He/She will work with peers on the development of large-scale systems that support other Sony's businesses in the digital content and customer service area. The role will primarily be focused on development and delivery of projects. He/She is encouraged to communicate with members of the Technology group by providing status, identifying and raising issues, and participating in planning activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement the User Interface for web applications using React.js and other web technologies.
  • Take individual responsibility for the entire development cycle from requirements definition and design through coding, debugging, testing and final release.
  • Work closely within a tight knit team of experienced engineers to produce high-quality software products on a daring schedule.
  • Demonstrate professional engineering practices including alignment to coding standards, producing design documentation, and supporting integration.
  • Write and execute unit tests.
  • Communicate estimates, schedules, issues, and dependencies to technical or project lead
  • Refactor existing code base and improve the overall quality of code

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field, and Minimum of 5 years of experience in commercial software development, especially focusing on front-end.
  • Experience developing with Web technologies: React.js, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Experienced with modern JavaScript (ES6) coding, testing, debugging and automation techniques
  • Experience with REST APIs
  • Expertise in object-oriented design methodologies
  • Experience working with medium to large scale code bases in small to large groups
  • A passion for front end application development
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience developing with support for Cross-browser compatibility

Desired:

  • Familiarity with NodeJS
  • Familiarity with AngularJS, React Native
  • Familiarity with Objective-C
  • Knowledge with libraries such as PIXI, Antd
  • Experience with Sketch and writing plugins for Sketch
  • Experience building cloud deployed applications
  • You value team success over personal success
  • Deployed Enterprise web applications in at least 2 major JavaScript frameworks

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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