Why PlayStation?

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 recognised as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

Role Overview:

An exciting opportunity to join a distributed team that supports PlayStation Studios & their projects. As a Compliance Test Lead, you will be responsible for coordinating all compliance testing on your assigned project. You will get to work on ground-breaking hardware and video-games within a large multicultural, multi region team; helping us drive and build the future of games & Compliance Testing. This is your chance to define your mark and be involved in promoting the PlayStation values that have helped release some of the most exciting and innovative games out there!

 

What we’re looking for:

Someone who champions an environment consistent with PlayStation’s values through communication, collaboration, inclusion, and innovation, influencing others to do the same.

  • Communicates

Clarity and Energy | Listens | Communicates With Confidence | Shares | Keeps Everyone Informed

  • Collaborates

Builds Relationships | Values Others | Works Well As Part of Broader SIE Team | Belonging | Team Spirit

  • Innovates

Creates | Flexible | Considers Alternatives | Curious | Does Things Differently | Improves Status Quo | Explores

  • Includes

Sensitive | Encourages | Solicits Feedback | Contributes | Trust | Welcoming | Diversity

 

 What you’ll be doing:

  • Management of compliance aspects of an application and it’s processes
  • Daily workload evaluation and co-ordination of Compliance Testing team
  • Reliably evaluate priority for compliance test focus
  • Primary ownership and point of contact for compliance status and test strategy
  • Daily review and reporting on compliance test status or progress
  • Ensure defect tracking database is accurate and up to date
  • Ensure titles follow PlayStation Studios QA compliance test processes
  • Develop and mentor compliance test staff through 1 on 1s
  • Collaborate with relevant internal partners to capture product information, develop partnerships to provide a compliance consultancy service
  • Root cause analysis investigations and recommendations for improvements and/or new services or processes, including automation solutions
  • Use knowledge, research and data to continuously improve PlayStation Studios QA compliance test services and processes
  • May travel to studios or other WWS groups globally at short notice

Primary Interfaces

  • PlayStation Studios
  • PlayStation Studios QA & leadership
  • Global Format QA
  • Global Developer Technology Group (GDTG)
  • Product Development

Desired qualifications/experience

  • Ability to showcase emotional intelligence
  • Software testing Qualifications (such as ISQTB® Foundation level qualification or higher)
  • Leadership experience
  • Adept at frontline troubleshooting and support
  • Knowledge of PlayStation or any other platform compliance requirements
  • PC Games testing experience, supporting and releasing titles across a range of platforms such as Steam, Epic, Origin, GOG, etc
  • Passion for video games
  • Expertise in cross cultural business and remote team interaction

 

Benefits:

  • BUPA Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Free eye test and glasses voucher
  • Subsidised Café
  • Access to cycle storage and showers

 

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

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