PlayStation Global

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Aug 31, 2023

United States, San Mateo, CA

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Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation®Original and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions and regional headquarters in California, London and Tokyo. 

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC seeks a Senior Machine Learning Engineer in San Mateo, CA to design and develop supervised classification, ranking, and estimation systems Requires a Master’s degree in Data Science, Computer Science, or related or equivalent, and two (2) years of experience solving problems using machine learning and data science solutions. Prior experience must include two (2) years of developing systems with natural language models to handle nuances between different languages to ensure document similarity and text classification; building solutions for content recommendation tasks and personalized user experience; developing offline data processing pipelines to process and transform large volumes of data to be consumed by machine learning systems; performing AB tests to track key KPIs and evaluate impact of machine learning solution on business; productionizing designed machine learning systems into online services that power end user experiences; and in executing duties, utilizing Spark/Databricks, Deep learning, natural language models, Python, SQL, Scala, Kubernetes, Tensorflow, Machine Learning.  Telecommuting and/or working from home may be permissible pursuant to company policies. Send resumes to [email protected] & indicate job code DB6964862. Sony is an EOE.

At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.
Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$211,949—$241,300 USD

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