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Sony Electronics Overview

San Diego, CA
10000+ employees
1946
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Our spirit of innovation and challenge has created those special moments that make people say ‘wow’.

How? By harnessing the world’s most powerful source of creativity: our people.

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Mission: We are a global organization and seek individuals from a variety of generations, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, and sexual orientations. Our employees are courageous, unique and diverse. They’re comfortable expressing their thoughts and opinions freely, and ... Read more

Company Updates

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    Sony's New a9 Camera Revolutionizes the Professional Imaging Market

    Groundbreaking Full-frame Mirrorless Camera Delivers Unmatched Speed, Versatility & Usability: *World's First (1) full-frame stacked CMOS sensor, 24.2 MP (2) resolution*Blackout-Free Continuous Shooting(3) at up to 20fps(4) for up to 241 RAW(5)/ 362 JPEG(6) images*Silent(7), Vibration-free shooting at speeds up to 1/32,000 sec(8)*693 point focal plane phase detection AF points with 60 AF/AE tracking calculations per second *Extensive professional features including Ethernet port for file transfer, Dual SD card slots and extended battery life *5-Axis in-body image stabilization with a 5.0 step(9) shutter speed advantage NEW YORK, Apr.

  • Sony Electronics proudly sponsored North County Chamber of Commerce Women's Week Dare to Dream and had an awesome time! Heard from amazing speakers like Captain Corrie Mays of the Blue Angels! #TeamSony

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Sony Electronics – Why Work For Us?


At Sony, our mission is to be a company that inspires and fulfills your curiosity.

Our unlimited passion for technology, content and services, 
and relentless pursuit of innovation, drives us to deliver 
ground-breaking new excitement and entertainment in ways that only Sony can.
Creating unique new cultures and experiences.

Everything we do, is to move you emotionally.

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Welcome to Sony!  As a diversified global company at the forefront of technological innovation and entertainment, Sony offers many exciting employment opportunities across the country and around the world.  Sony is actively seeking creative, innovative, team-oriented individuals who are passionate about the Sony brand and its ongoing mission to significantly enhance the way people live, work and play.

Whether you're interested in working in a corporate environment, pursuing a creative career path or entering a more technical field, our unique combination of technology, content and services companies provides a broad range of opportunities for a diverse group of candidates.  All available job openings are posted by Sony company and can be accessed through the links below.

Sony is committed to supporting and developing its employees by fostering a winning team spirit and high personal accountability.  We hope you'll consider joining our dynamic team – one that values broad cross-cultural perspective, takes great pride in its work and shares an unwavering commitment to excellence and success.

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Healthy, robust communities create opportunities that allow us to live more meaningful lives. Sony supports a diverse set of programs and initiatives designed to enhance the quality of life in the communities in which we operate.

For Example SEL focuses the majority of its efforts on education in the classroom. In addition to providing funding for educational programs at such worthwhile organizations as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Junior Achievement of San Diego County, SEL provides a number of in-kind donations of equipment each year for use by educational non-profits and academic institutions, including major colleges and universities across the country.

Since 2009, Sony Corporation of America (SCA) has been the lead sponsor of Carnegie Hall Musical Exchange, a free online community that allows young student musicians to connect with fellow students from around the globe and to develop their talents with professional mentors.

In addition, SCA and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)  have come together to support City Year, an organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service to keep high school students at risk of dropping out on track to graduation.  Specifically, the companies sponsor a Sony team of City Year corps members at the John Liechty Middle School in Los Angeles, who work to provide quality education and mentoring and a much-needed system of support for the school’s at-risk students.

At SPE, the desire to preserve the arts and arts education is at the heart of its community programs. The Company has helped to establish and fund unique programs such as the Sony Pictures Media Arts Program with California Institute for the Arts and the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. The studio has also provided broad ongoing support for arts educational programming for the Culver City school district and K-12 sequential arts education in coordination with the Arts for All: Los Angeles County Regional Blueprint for Arts Education initiative.  SPE also annually supports the Imageworks Professional Academic Excellence program (IPAX). Designed by SPE’s Academy Award-winning visual effects and animation unit, this professional development and student scholarship program is intended to build stronger relationships with established academic programs and to nurture and grow future generations of digital talent.  


Sony Electronics Reviews

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    I worked at Sony Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great money, freedom to do day-to-day portion of the job.

    Cons

    Constant con calls that are redundant and tedious. Unrealistic in terms of numbers vs competition.

    Advice to Management

    Trust your people and don't die them down with

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Sony Electronics Photos

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Sony Electronics Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Sony Electronics (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Great communication with the recruiter which led to a very transparent process.
    Whole process took about 1.5 months.
    Sony arranged accommodations for the on-site interview, as I was not local to the office. All of the accommodations provided were great and had no issues with any reservations.

    Interview Questions

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Sony Electronics Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality(Retail and Consumer Products), Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2016
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2015
  • Workplace Excellence Award, San Diego SHRM, 2014
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2014
  • Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2009
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