Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play – it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation5, PlayStation4, PlayStationVR, PlayStationPlus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Role Overview

The responsibilities of this role include ownership of onsite support operations in North America. Working in partnership with IT Managers in other regions to further enhance the capabilities of established support services.

The aim of the role is to increase customer satisfaction and improve the user experience through

  • Business relationship management / service reviews.
  • Provide input to the implementation of core ITSM principles.
  • Take part in enhancing Operational & Experience Level Agreements.
  • Active queue management with Tier 2 and local Walk-up desk support.
  • Development of a follow-the-sun support model.
  • Cultivate the growth and professional development of the team.

The manager will grow and develop a team located in multiple offices, focusing on local/remote delivery of global support. The team is responsible for end user support, walk-up desk operations, executive support, and specialized engineering support services within these regional offices. The role has responsibility for ensuring operational services are in alignment with our global support objectives. Work closely with regional counterparts to continuously improve technical and global operational support processes.

What you’ll be doing:

This is an exciting role where you will apply both your in-depth technical knowledge and mixing it with business relationship management to stay connected with each of the business department. Finding opportunities to eliminate user frictions and use data to implement strategies to improve end user experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the timely delivery of IT Services within the established ITSM principles.
  • Accountable for site/regional level escalations and coordinating end to end resolutions with all responsible parties.
  • Create, maintain, and generate site/regional specific Service Now dashboards and reporting.
  • Recommend benchmarks and metrics for measuring and improving support services.
  • Manage the performance of the Tier 2 team and uphold established SLA/OLA
  • Conduct monthly or quarterly service review with department heads.
  • Ensure internal support knowledgebase are accurate and up to date.
  • Take part in service readiness review and establish support processes to be applied globally.
  • Lead, galvanize, and develop a strong service & support team.
  • Operate onsite in San Francisco and travel to responsible sites as required.

What we’re looking for:

If you love the challenge of a complex global organization and developing a trusted team as the face of IT, this role could be for you!

Experience

  • Proven delivery of customer focus experience in an engineering environment.
  • Experienced managing and working in a distributed team environment.
  • Sound understanding and proven delivery of ITSM capabilities in a corporate environment.
  • Proven track record on multitasking and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts and system administration.
  • Strong Support experience or knowledge of the following applications and systems:
  • Windows 10, 11, and macOS
  • Azure and M365(Teams, Outlook, Excel, Word, …etc.)
  • Okta and MS Authenticator
  • Service Now, JIRA, and Confluence
  • GSuite, Slack, and Box
  • JAMF, SCCM, Ivanti, and Intune
  • PowerShell and bash scripting

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of enterprise desktop support experience showing consistent progression in technical responsibilities.
  • 5+ years of IT management experience leading a team.
  • ITIL v4 Foundation certified.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent experience preferred.
  • IT industry certifications such as JAMF, Microsoft Azure, M365, Apple, CCNA, A+, Network+, Security+ preferred.

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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.

$125,700-$188,500 USD

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.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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Tagged as: Business Relationship Management, Coordinating, Curiosity, Customer Satisfaction, Focusing, Innovation, Management, Operations, User Experience

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