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Software Engineer Intern


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.

The Peridot Team is responsible for software applications in the Social space as well as media content related to Gaming on PSN. We are tasked with server-side support for most experiences in the Social Media space on PSN.


  • Understand cloud-based backend services and their interactions with client-side

  • Understand DB storage and access best practices

  • Understand how to build highly-available, highly-reliant, highly-performant, scalable services

  • Understand design, development, and documentation best practices

  • Understand positive team interactions

  • Develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills 


  • Projected to graduate in 2024

  • Working toward a Bachelor's Degree or above in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Broad understanding of software development concepts

  • Broad understanding of database concepts

  • Self-starter with a strong sense of ownership for your work

  • Strong communication skills - both verbal and written

  • Eagerness to learn from and collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve processes - a certain level of comfort with ambiguity and eagerness to bring structure and clarity to the understanding of complex systems with a can-do attitude 

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 Diego, CA
Date found: 2022-11-03

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