About the role:

Join the team that develops and tests the development tools used to create every PlayStation® game.

SN Systems, part of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), offers well-respected industry placement opportunities each year in its software development department.

The programme is for one year and provides the chance to work at the cutting edge of the PlayStation® development tools industry.


During the year you will spend time working in a number of our teams including the compiler, debugger and performance analysis tools teams. You will have the opportunity to contribute towards new versions of our software tools by developing code, measuring performance, writing tests and analysing customer problems. You will be mentored by experienced engineers throughout your time with us.

Normally we take students who have completed two years of a three- or four-year Computer Science course.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Studying a recognised Computer Science course

Essential Skills:

  • Competent in writing programs in C/C++

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of developing applications for Windows.
  • Competent with a scripting language.

We anticipate that suitable candidates will demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Candidates must be motivated and adaptable to work in this fast-moving industry.
  • Enthusiasm and good communication skills are essential since all roles involve teamwork.


  • 25 days holiday entitlement (on a pro-rata basis if you work less than a full year with us).
  • Standard hours are 37 per week, with some flexibility as to your exact work pattern.

Start Date:

  • July/August each year for c12 months


Job details

Full Time

Skills required


Perks & benefits

Good Pension
Private Health
Casual Dress
Free Coffee
Employee Discounts
Buy Holiday Days