PlayStation Reviews

Updated May 10, 2022

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  • "Poor management, HR is useless.(in 61 reviews)
  • "Pay is low.(in 44 reviews)
  • "You need to find a good team and manager.(in 31 reviews)
  • "low salary and hard to progress(in 27 reviews)
  • "The result is there is no leadership at Sony because the focus is all on managing down to control the Engineers and tell them how to do their job.(in 18 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Awesome team and scope for growth

    Mar 13, 2022 - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    People in SIE are extremely talented and fun to work with. The projects are just as interesting as PlayStation games. I got to explore several fields as an SDET, even ML. Managers are very understanding and flexible.

    Cons

    Not able to sponsor outside US

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good not great

    May 8, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Love the people and the product. Everyone is genuinely passionate around making PlayStation great.

    Cons

    Compensation and growth. I fought for multiple years for a promotion and was not given it, even though I received the highest mark in performance reviews. Once I did get promoted my salary barely changed and found out that I only made $5k more than one of my direct reports that was a poor performer.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Good Place To Work

    Apr 26, 2022 - Sr.Manager Operations in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    While it is a great place to work, salaries are struggling to keep up with the market and people are moving to other companies offering more competitive pay.

    Cons

    Work/Life balance can be a struggle.

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Opportunity to try out ideas and learn new things

    Apr 17, 2022 - Staff Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The leadership team is open to new ideas and technologies. Ops teams are supportive.

    Cons

    Teams are not managed uniformly. You need to find a good team and manager.

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Good culture, not very competitive compensation

    May 10, 2022 - Senior Brand Manager in San Mateo, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good culture, good people ad exciting products.

    Cons

    Does not have competitive salaries compared to other companies in the same area.

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Excellent career opportunity

    Apr 11, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful product/industry to be part of Good benefits and perks Amazing product and brand exposure

    Cons

    Poor talent retention Lack of unity among divisions/teams

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Na

    Apr 19, 2022 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Can be an okay job

    Cons

    Better breaks are definitely good

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Nice Place to Work

    Apr 15, 2022 - Senior Director Operations in San Mateo, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work life balance, culture, industry

    Cons

    Lack of stock options, pay, employee perks

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good Place to work

    Apr 6, 2022 - Staff Site Reliability Engineer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Very innovative Strong tech stack Supports Diversity Good culture

    Cons

    Security is eggregious Cross functional chaos too many acronyms meeting madness

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    good place but dependent on manager

    Apr 3, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    good internal teams that enable good growth

    Cons

    manager hardly cares about juniors. there is little to no effort from management

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PlayStation Reviews FAQs

PlayStation has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 1,293 reviews left anonymously by employees. 80% of employees would recommend working at PlayStation to a friend and 77% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, PlayStation employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at PlayStation. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

80% of PlayStation employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated PlayStation 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at PlayStation to be culture, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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