Senior Tools Engineer

Brasilia /
Development – Engineering /
Playgig is a game studio founded in early 2021 by industry veterans and backed by leading venture capital investors. This is an opportunity to join a high growth, early stage startup and help shape both the game and the studio as a whole. We are seeking a Senior Tools Engineer. Reporting directly to Playgig’s Engineering Director and working closely with Quality Assurance and Engineering leadership, you will be responsible for developing new features for our testing frameworks, creating new tests, and deploying them to the developer’s desks.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Write and maintain automated tests
    • Develop frameworks to apply white box and black box techniques
    • Collect and visualize metrics
    • Research and develop new techniques and maintain a process of technological evolution
    • Analyze test results and partner with feature developers to understand unexpected outcomes
    • Meet regularly with QA leadership to develop plans, roadmaps, and tools to improve QA workflows and productivity
    • Mentor other engineers on the automation team


    • Passion for automation and software testing
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, a related field, or equivalent experience
    • Previous work experience developing test frameworks
    • Advanced understanding of Python, C/C++, SQL and C#
    • Deep grasp of computer architecture, networks, and operating systems
    • Experience working in a collaborative team environment
    • Self-motivated, strong sense of independence

Nice to Have:

    • Experience developing console games
    • Familiarity with QA methodologies
    • Experience working in a collaborative team environment
    • Knowledge of Perforce, Linux, and Jenkins
    • Experience in a management or leadership position
    • Passion for video games, especially MOBA, PVP/PVE games
About Playgig
We’re a team of experienced game developers creating unique, captivating worlds in which people can immerse themselves, and play long lasting games with their friends. From blue-sky conceptualization all the way to implementation, our development process emphasizes working closely with players from the very start because they are at the heart of what we do. At Playgig, we foster a positive work atmosphere where it is safe to be yourself and push your own creative boundaries. You’re never alone. Collaboration is at the center of how we work and we support each other at every step of the way. 

Please reach out if you’d like to know more!