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A fairly typical gaming QA experience.

QA Tester (Former Employee) Austin, TX

ProsFlexible hours, management relatively easy to work with.

ConsLow pay, QA advice rarely listened to.

Advice to Senior ManagementQA is never going to improve until you can retain your best testers. Your best testers will always leave for better paying jobs (that they might enjoy less or not be as good at). QA is never going to improve until the salaries do.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A lot of potential, marred by inept management

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    I worked at Sony Online Entertainment full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: - Regularly attracts good talent - It's in San Diego and… Cons: - Short-sighted and often plain bad promotions led to production issues on numerous projects - Long history of promoting from within results in managerial stagnation… Advice to Senior Management: - Hire managers externally, not within - it's breeding favoritism over potential - Stamp out rampant problem of politics, often encouraged by managers - Cut the fat:… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    A Great Place to Work

    Multimedia Artist (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    I worked at Sony Online Entertainment full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Really great place to work with managers who understand the family… Cons: In my time there they had 3 layoffs. I was caught in the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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