Job description

Sony AI America, a branch of Sony AI, is a remotely distributed organization spread across the U.S. and Canada. Sony AI is Sony’s new research organization pursuing the mission to use AI to unleash human creativity. Sony AI works closely with Sony’s other business units, including Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., and Sony Music Entertainment. 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 AI America (SAIA) is seeking a highly motivated, self-driven AI engineer with expertise in building and supporting AI research applications. We’re currently looking for smart, enthusiastic people who want to join our team of world-renowned researchers as we push the boundaries applying AI in support of human creativity. In this role, the successful candidate will build reusable AI infrastructure, assist researchers, and integrate with cloud infrastructure to support large scale machine learning in challenging domains like computer games. Sony AI America is a remote-work organization – location is flexible.


  • Implement and maintain AI libraries for running reinforcement learning and machine learning experiments
  • Support research experiments and analysis
  • Proactively seek out engineering requirements of the research team
  • Debug and fix performance bottlenecks
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD best practices and continue to improve team processes


  • Bachelors or equivalent experience in computer science, software engineering, or related fields
  • Experience with python development
  • Passion for making reliable, easy-to-use tools
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills including the ability to articulate to both technical and non-technical audiences

Bonus points for:

  • Knowledge of tensorflow, jax, pytorch, and similar tools
  • Knowledge of machine learning and reinforcement learning
  • Experience with programming in C, C++, and/or rust
  • Experience with distributed computing, game engines, high performance computing, and/or hardware acceleration

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The anticipated annual base salary for this position in the US is $120,000 to $160,000. This range does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for. The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

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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While SCA does not require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, there are certain Sony offices that require employees to be vaccinated in order to enter. If you will be located at or travel to those offices, you will be required to be fully vaccinated to enter. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccination status or any indication of a possible request for a vaccination accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Company will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination and to discuss any potential accommodations.

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