Cloud DevOps Engineer Intern

| San Diego, CA
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PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

This internship is for Summer 2022.

Cloud DevOps Engineer Intern

San Diego, CA

Sony Interactive Entertainment is looking for a Cloud DevOps Engineer Intern to join our established, high performance team in San Diego, CA. Our ideal candidate is hardworking and passionate about this field.

About the role:

  • Solve complex problems, applying appropriate technologies and best practices
  • Work with your team to invent, design, and build systems that are stable and performant
  • Consider the legacy of the systems you produce, how they will scale, and limit the use of short-term workarounds. Make appropriate trade-offs, re-use where possible, and are judicious about introducing dependencies
  • Identify patterns that affect the performance, reliability, or availability of a product or service and drive them out of the system through automation or other technical innovation
  • Improve continuous integration and delivery systems
  • Work on project ideas with customers, stakeholders, and peers
  • Take on projects and make enhancements that improve team systems and processes
  • Resolve the root cause of complex problems, leaving systems better and easier to maintain than when you found them
  • Read, write, and debug code in order to understand, implement, and operate a complete system. This code is held to the same standards as all the other code written at Ubisoft (e.g., version controlled, code reviewed, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Studio IT and PlayStation Studios on how systems are constructed, how they operate, scale, and how secure they are
  • Provide insight to engineers that operate in different domains (e.g., software, hardware, security, and networking) in how their part interacts with others to form a system


  • Experience with open-source technologies
  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical peers
  • Experience with maintaining distributed systems and web services
  • Expertise with SQL and NoSQL databases such as MySQL, MongoDB, or Redis
  • In-depth knowledge in RESTful API design and implementation
  • Experience with Container technology such as Kubernetes, or Docker
  • Knowledge in the development of high-performance and fault-tolerant systems
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • Passion and experience in Systems and Network Administration, DevOps or Site Reliability Engineering
  • Development experience with languages such as Scala, Java, Ruby, C++, or GoLang
  • Experience in automation, testing or monitoring framework development
  • Experience with agile software development practices
  • Experience with engineering best practices such as CI/CD
  • Understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Experience or knowledgeable with configuration management systems such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Experience or knowledgeable with monitoring tools such as Sensu, Zabbix, or Prometheus
  • Experience or knowledgeable with Cloud infrastructures such as OpenStack, AWS, Google, or Azure

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