Full-Time

Mobile Platform Architect

Posted on 3/22/2024

PlayStation Global

PlayStation Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Designs and markets gaming consoles and accessories

Consumer Software
Hardware

Expert

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Kubernetes
Unity
Requirements
  • 8+ years of professional experience in the mobile games industry
  • Experience as a technical leader in an enterprise setting
  • Skilled communicator with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Expertise in software architecture, service design and distributed systems
  • Expertise operating backend services at scale
  • Experience designing APIs or related SDKs
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code, containers and Kubernetes/EKS
  • Working knowledge of Unity or Unreal Engine
  • Working knowledge of emerging technologies affecting mobile game development
  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent
Responsibilities
  • Design the system architecture and backend services for the mobile games platform
  • Measure and improve platform security, availability, throughput and cost efficiency
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the platform engineering team
  • Establish pipelines and processes to facilitate the delivery of high-quality software
  • Collaborate across teams to integrate the platform with internal services
  • Influence and contribute to the platform engineering roadmap
  • Clearly communicate end-to-end system behavior to platform users and stakeholders
  • Actively track technical innovations, changes, and trends affecting mobile game development

Working at PlayStation offers the opportunity to be part of a leading company in the gaming industry, renowned for its cutting-edge technology like haptic feedback and 4K HDR visuals. Employees are immersed in a culture of innovation and excellence that pushes the boundaries of gaming and entertainment. Contributing to a globally recognized brand that consistently delivers high-quality, immersive gaming experiences, ensures a dynamic and fulfilling work environment.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Foster City, California

Founded

1994

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-13%

1 year growth

-29%

2 year growth

-26%

Benefits

Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings

Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching

Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events

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