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CertOps Compliance Tester (Liverpool)



The job is for a position in the Certification & Operations Department at PlayStation, where the individual will be responsible for testing all submissions to ensure compliance with technical requirements across all supported platforms, identifying and investigating bugs, and producing reports. The role requires excellent attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The company values inclusivity and diversity and offers benefits such as private medical insurance, dental scheme, and cycle to work scheme. Sony is an equal opportunity employer and encourages everyone to apply.

Job description

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Role Overview:

Working in a fast-paced environment, we’re looking to for individuals with the drive, desire and attention to deal to ensure all bugs are identified, thoroughly investigated and accurately reported within the Certification & Operations Dept. 

This role is critical to the delivery of projects and releases throughout the year

What you’ll be doing:

  • Thoroughly test all submissions to ensure compliance with the Technical Requirements Checklist across all supported platforms, including PSVR.
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge of SIEE CertOps testing practices and procedures
  • Quickly learn any updated CertOps procedures and/or TRC requirements and alter testing accordingly
  • Raise any issues with test procedure and processes to Team Leaders, offering solutions where applicable.
  • Support and assist in the training of any member of staff when necessary
  • Check the content of applications for Legal issues, copyrights and age rating issues
  • Produce manual functionality reports, to ensure that they are correct against submitted game code

Bug Testing

  • Ensure all bugs are identified and thoroughly investigated and recorded (existing & new version codes)
  • Communication - Provide accurate progress updates to direct line manager, when requested
  • Ensure all relevant CertOps procedures are followed and compliance adhered too
  • Keep up to date with all PlayStation platforms, their respective TRCs and requirements.
  • Learn and maintain knowledge on the use of key Certops systems, such as SHIP and Unity.

What we’re looking for:


  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication (Level 2 English)
  • Style and Impact- The ability to adapt behaviour appropriately to a range of personality and cultures
  • Inclusivity - The ability to work collaboratively with others in order to achieve common goals

Attention to detail:

  • Display excellent attention to detail, maintaining diligence and focus for extended periods
  • Be methodical and analytical, displaying excellent problem identification and investigative skills
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication (Level 2 English)
  • Be reliable and punctual
  • Be open and willing to adapt to change, for example: test team changes, process changes, documentation changes.
  • Be able to cope under pressure and able to work in a fast paced environment

Technical ability:

  • Computer literate, with experience with various software, such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Technical and Professional Knowledge – The ability to show, understand and bring an appropriate level of expertise to the role
  • Quality and Standards - The ability to achieve high standards and quality in work
  • Creativity – The ability to innovate and establish creative solutions as and when needed


  • BUPA Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Free eye test and glasses voucher
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Subsidised Café
  • Access to cycle garage and showers

Please refer to our Candidate Privacy Notice for more information about how we process your personal information, and your data protection rights. 

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.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Location: United Kingdom, Liverpool

Country: United Kingdom

Date found: 2023-04-29

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