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PlayStation Overview

San Mateo, CA (US)
5001 to 10000 employees
Sony
1994
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Video Games
$10+ billion (AUD) per year
Microsoft, Riot Games, Activision Blizzard
PlayStation has been at the forefront of interactive and digital entertainment since the debut of our first console in 1994. Our products delight millions across the world through incredible games, cutting edge experiences and access to many types of ... Read more

Mission: Our Mission: Pushing the Boundaries of Play

Our Vision: To Be the Best Place to Play

Our Values: Pioneering, Inclusive, Playfully Irreverent

Sony Interactive Entertainment (PlayStation), unifies and integrates the ... Read more

PlayStation Reviews

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PlayStation President and Chief Executive Officer John Kodera
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    Current Employee - Associate Production Manager in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Production Manager in San Diego, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PlayStation (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work with amazingly talented people who are world-class at their craft and still down to earth.

    Cons

    Some times it can be a drag to get things done due to too many processes

    Advice to Management

    Keep hiring amazing people. Remove friction created unnecessary procedures

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PlayStation Photos

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PlayStation Interviews

Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Junior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at PlayStation (Sydney) in July 2017.

    Interview

    I went through a 4-step process:
    Online test,
    Google Hangout interview with technical leaders in California,
    Google Hangout with Director of Networking
    and a short meeting with Director of Finance at the office.

    The whole thing took just a little more than a month.
    Sony HR was incredibly responsive and they made me feel welcome at every step along the way.
    The interview questions were rather difficult but my interviewers were giving me friendly tips and advice as we went through the interview. I appreciate that.

    I have accepted their offer.
    Exciting time ahead.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly basic data structure and algorithm questions you could probably find in "Cracking The Coding Interview" book.
      Some Networking related questions as well.   Answer Question
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