Sony PlayStation – Why Work For Us?

Put Your Greatness To Use

At Sony Computer Entertainment America, we're serious about our standing as the industry’s leading innovator in electronic entertainment. This recognition is a tribute to the talented people who serve as our true source of success. By hiring the best and brightest people in the industry, and giving them the resources, support, and freedom they need to succeed we are creating the future of electronic entertainment.

No matter your area of expertise, we think you’ll agree there is no better place than PlayStation® to put your skills and passion to work.

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Push The Boundaries Of Play

The PlayStation® Internship Program puts YOU in the Game! Our interns get to work on real projects alongside some of the industry’s best and brightest professionals. Landing an internship at PlayStation® isn’t just about work, there’s plenty of time for mentoring, professional networking, social activities AND game play.

PlayStation® internships are offered throughout the year in the Summer, Fall, and Spring. 

Find more information on the PlayStation Internship Opportunities page.  

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We empower you with the creative freedom to succeed on the job. But we're just as committed to providing you the benefits and resources to enjoy life away from work. So whether it's our comprehensive healthcare coverage, coveted employee discounts for all Sony products, commuter assistance - or matching 401(k) - our commitment to your well being is always there. 

Working at PlayStation:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Clubs: PJCC, Foster City Athletic Club
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K SCEA Matches dollar for dollar up to 4%.
  • Credit Union
  • Commuter Check Program
  • Employee Discounts
  • Product discounts
  • PlayStation Perks Card
  • Employee Referral bonus
  • Sony Family Style Center

Sony PlayStation Reviews

3.1
214 Reviews
Rating Trends
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Approve of CEO
Sony PlayStation President & CEO Shawn Layden
Shawn Layden
20 Ratings
  • Senior Compliance Analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Compliance Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Compliance Analyst in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Sony PlayStation full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Growing company, lots of users, high impact work, love my coworkers. It's a product that is changing the world.

    Cons

    Not an easy job, changes impact millions of users which can sometimes be very stressful.

    Advice to Management

    Be more "hands-on" with the employees. Provide team members with a more realistic vision of potential career opportunities.

Sony PlayStation Interviews

Updated Mar 17, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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Interview Difficulty

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    QA Tester Interview

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sony PlayStation.

    Interview

    There were two round for the interview process. I had applied online through indeed.

    The 1st round was Phone screening.
    The 2nd round was Onsite Interview with QA Lead and HR.

    Interview Questions

    • 1st round: About the company, Simple QA questions, Resume questions.
      2nd round: Projects, QA Automation and Manual questions. Scenario Questions.
       
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Additional Info

Website www.us.playstation.com
Headquarters San Mateo, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Operated By Sony
Founded 1994
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) is responsible for keeping PlayStation® growing and thriving in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Based in San Mateo, California, SCEA serves as headquarters for all North American operations and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America Inc.

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