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Server Engineer – Console – London

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe - London


Based in Central London, the department you will be joining researches and develops technologies to enhance their platforms, support their development community and create future products for the business.

You will be part of the In-store Demo Unit (IDU) team, who provide a bespoke client app with AWS cloud infrastructure for the promotion of their studio hardware.

The system is used to promote their platforms in retail outlets, enabling people to play the latest demos, watch high resolution trailers and learn more about upcoming products and services.

Job Summary:

They are looking for a talented and highly motivated Java programmer with web UI experience to join their team in London.


Working within a small, focused team of engineers, you will be working on development and maintenance of server applications and cloud infrastructure (AWS.)


Main responsibilities:


You will be involved in all stages of the development lifecycle within an agile environment, from feature design and planning through to implementation, QA and launch.

You must be able to self-prioritise and execute with minimal supervision.

You must also be able to be able to review, debug and enhance already produced code.

Your other responsibilities would include end-user support, monitor server reliability and scalability, organise security audits, as well as provide improvements to existing workflows and processes.

A successful candidate should demonstrate:

  • Strong technical background in computer science, educated to at least degree level or with equivalent experience.
  • Excellent Java web-development skills (with a portfolio of web UI work)
  • Good knowledge of database design & Java db interfaces (MySQL, Hibernate)
  • Experience with web technologies and languages (HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, etc.)
  • Experience with Linux based servers, particularly Apache
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Additional Bonus Points…

  • Knowledge of continuous integration systems (Jenkins)
  • Knowledge of testing frameworks (Selenium, JUnit)
  • Knowledge of source code revision control (Perforce, Git, SVN)
  • Knowledge of penetration testing and web security
  • Experience with Linux-based system administration and dev ops
  • Write your own games or take part in Game Jams


To apply or for further information about the role please contact Jody on +44 (0) 1206214423 or mail a copy of your CV to

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Jody Zarkos | Technical Consultant
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Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214423  |  Email: |  Skype: jody.zarkos.opm

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