Staff Software Engineer in Test

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.

 

 

At SIE, we are obsessed with providing customers a seamless experience in our platform both inside and outside the game. We have recently launched PlayStation Direct, an online store where PlayStation fans can purchase consoles, accessories, games and more, directly from PlayStation. As we continue to build and expand this new commerce platform for physical goods, we are looking for a Staff Software Engineer in Test to join the team. This is a highly visible position within the team and will interact with variety of stakeholders.

As a Staff Software Engineer in Test, you will:

  • Develop, Own and lead the overall test strategy and plan for PlayStation Direct eCommerce platform.
  • Establish and drive the implementation of quality engineering best practices for test driven development, continuous build and deploy, automated testing, and improving the overall quality of the platform.
  • Drive testing of complex initiatives across multiple-teams and fields. Evaluate gaps in Testing and drive solutions to write high quality automation to increase Test coverage.
  • Write automation scripts for features with key characteristics of stability and maintainability which prevents regressions in the product code.
  • Work effectively to build automation infrastructure to create CI Pipelines, enable automation runs, develop visualization tools and evangelize them with various QA teams.
  • Design and build a scalable test framework for functional, integration, regression and performance testing.
  • Passionate about Quality and strives to improve processes, proposes standard methodologies and drives their usage within the teams.
  • Mentor other team members and provide technical leadership by reviewing test plans, automation scripts, and provide measurable feedback.
  • Communicate on testing strategy, technical subjects related to testing frameworks, and collaborates effectively with the globally distributed teams to achieve the business goals.
  • Work in an agile and highly collaborative environment with our globally distributed engineering teams, architecture, product, program, and operations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in computer science or related field, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge.
  • 7+ years of experience in UI, API and E2E test planning. Test case design and automation for both web and non-web applications.
  • 4+ years experience with various testing frameworks including Java, Junit, REST Assured, TestNG, Selenium, Webdriver.io, and code coverage tools including SonarQube, Clover, Karma.
  • Experience with build automation and continuous integration tools; Jenkins, Maven, Chef or Puppet.
  • Experience with Behavior-Driven Development; Cucumber or Gherkin.
  • Experience with commerce and payment solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills and a sense of ownership.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred:

  • Experience with modern testing frameworks; TestCafe or Cypress.
  • Experience in deploying, operating, and running services in AWS or other cloud environment.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation is looking to hire a Staff Software Engineer in Test at their San Diego, CA, USA location. Job contains the tags Unity, Java, Lua, Programmer and Test.
Job discovered on 3/5/2021