Sr Security Automation Developer (UI)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Sony Corporation of America , located in New York, NY , is the U.S. headquarters of Sony Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan. Sony's principal U.S. businesses include Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, and Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC. With some 900 million Sony devices in hands and homes worldwide today, a vast array of Sony movies, television shows and music, and the PlayStation Network, Sony creates and delivers more entertainment experiences to more people than anyone else on earth. To learn more: .

Position Summary:

Sony Corporation of America (SCA), is seeking Sr Security Automation Developer , to join the Global Information Security Department (GISD) organization located in Herndon, VA . This position will report to the Senior Manager, Mission Engineering Automation & Orchestration, and be a core team member of the group responsible for content development, management of various security products and process automation. This role is also responsible for ensuring the effective use of application, integration and operation of key security products utilized within GSIRT.


  • Responsible for working closely with project stakeholders and team leads to gather, document and help define development requirements
  • Collaborate with a cross functional team of software engineers, data engineers, analysts, and others to build new product features
  • Plan, and execute programming projects based on a list of requirements into fully functional and attractive web layouts using JS, Reach and SCSS
  • Research, prototype and operationalize new front-end technologies to grow our toolset
  • Write, debug and edit code for assigned projects
  • Design, build and implement internal APIs.
  • Develop code to consume 3rd party API's using (REST, OAuth, JSONP) across distinct vendors and formats (JSON, XML, csv)
  • Develop API libraries that can be used by other team members to extend integration capabilities
  • Develop processes to monitor, identify and mitigate potential performance bottlenecks
  • Troubleshoot, resolve and track end-user issues received via ticketing system
  • Develop technical project documentation including; flowcharts, diagrams and design documents
  • Assist and mentor other team members


  • Minimum of 5 years experience development experience using JavaScript and JS frameworks (Angular, Backbone, React, Redux)
  • Minimum 2 years experience writing native Python modules
  • Minimum 2 years experience working in Linux environments
  • Bachelors degree in management, computer science, computer engineering, cyber security, information technology or related subject matter or equivalent professional experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and quickly shift priorities is critical
  • Extensive experience troubleshooting and debugging performance issues
  • Experience with APIs interacting with external APIs via provided SDKs in addition to developing API REST solutions
  • Splunk UI application development a plus
  • Splunk experience as a user a plus
  • High level understanding and experience management of code versioning tools and processes (SVN, Git, etc.)
  • Experience with the CI/CD processes
  • Experience with data manipulation using Pandas/NumPy (sorting, indexing, sciling, grouping) a plus
  • Experience with one or more Cloud service providers a plus (Amazon/Microsoft/IBM)
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Understanding of Full Life Cycle Development (design, test, implement, document)
  • Experience with containerization and scheduling (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.) big plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound problem resolution, judgment, negotiating and decision-making skills
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to accomplish assigned tasks
  • All candidates must be authorized to work in the USA

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, military status, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, genetic information, medical condition, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.

Disability Accommodation for Applicants to Sony Corporation of America

Sony Corporation of America provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. For reasonable accommodation requests, please contact us by email at or by mail to: Sony Corporation of America, Human Resources Department, 25 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Please indicate the position you are applying for.

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