Data Engineer (Contract)

PlayStation Global

Contract Position


As a Data Engineer on the Future Technology Data Engineering team at Sony Interactive Entertainment, you will play a key role in designing and developing server-side applications for shaping, managing, and transforming data on a large geographically distributed infrastructure. You will contribute to improving the value of the data platform, empowering data-driven decisions across the organization, and working with the latest innovative technology.

What you'll do

  • Design complete or parts of data pipelines taking scale, performance, security, usability under consideration
  • Liaise with product domain teams to help them turn data into information, and information into business value
  • Design, implement, maintain and evolve processing pipelines to support their data products
  • Shape solutions to ensure the privacy and security of our players’ data
  • Contribute in building a data catalog making wisdom accessible across the organization
  • Implement, measure and monitor reliability for the services you will provide


  • Degree in Computer Science, or a related quantitative field
  • 3+ years relevant experience with a consistent track record of using extensive amounts of data to drive product innovation
  • Fluent in JVM Languages (Scala, Java, Kotlin) and Python
  • Experience in SQL
  • Knowledge of software paradigms like functional programming, object oriented programming, DDD, TDD
  • Knowledge of Web technologies including REST, JSON, gRPC, and WebSockets
  • Expertise on data structures (JSON, Avro, Protobuf) as well as unstructured and semistructured data
  • Experience with ETL or ELT pipelines
  • Experience with stream processing, real-time pipelines as well as batch processing
  • Experience with Apache Kafka, Flink and Spark
  • Familiarity with software development tools and processes like Git and CI/CD
  • Skilled in designing microservices
  • Strong understanding of concepts such as concurrency, parallelism, and event driven architecture
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with AWS in general


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United States, Remote

Contract Length

Contract duration: Not specified


The compensation for this position is not listed.


scala java kotlin python sql rest json grpc websockets json avro protobuf etl elt apache kafka flink spark git ci/cd microservices concurrency parallelism event driven architecture kubernetes aws

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