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Senior Data Visualization Engineer



The job is for a Senior Data Visualization Engineer at PlayStation, a global leader in entertainment. The role involves building interactive data visualizations to communicate business insights, collaborating with other technical leads to build performant code, and mentoring colleagues. The ideal candidate should have significant experience with D3.js, data engineering, and data science, as well as knowledge of Agile methodology and Design Thinking practices. The estimated base pay range for the role is $145,700-$218,500 USD, and the company offers a top-tier benefits package. Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to create an inclusive environment and embrace diversity.

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.

As a Sr. Data Visualization Engineer, you will be the technical data visualization guide that gives shape to data and develops the code to ensure it communicates to the intended audience. You will primarily build interactive data visualizations to communicate business insights, drive strategic conversations and provide understanding at the VP+ level.

As part of our global Analytics Engineering team that works across the full PlayStation Network as the connective tissue for data between business, Product, Marketing, Engineering, Design and other teams. You will have a multidisciplinary feedback loop with your collaborators, so you can prototype and iterate.

Your role will be fast paced and multifaceted, while allowing space for thinking, iteration and continuous education/professional development. One day you could be working on a tool to visually explore PS5 customer interaction data, and then the next week you might be focused on visualizing the performance of ML driven personalization campaigns.

You will collaborate with other technical leads to build detailed, modular, and performant code that is aligned with our engineering guidelines and standards. And act as an ambassador for existing and innovative data visualization technologies. You will radiate your expertise by mentoring colleagues and giving presentations.


  • Bachelor's degree; Advanced graduate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, etc.) or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Significant experience with D3.js
  • Significant experience in developing websites, products or services that balance user needs, business objectives and technological constraints
  • Knowledge of data visualization process, trends, and history
  • Validated expertise with notebooks like Observable, Jupyter, R studio
  • Significant experience with data engineering and/or data science
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology and Design Thinking practices
  • Extensive portfolio of projects and methodology
  • Experienced communication in English - both verbally and in writing
  • Strong presence and ability to work successfully with people at all levels of an organization


At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. 

In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$145,700—$218,500 USD

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 States, San Francisco, CA

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-03-24

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