Senior Network Programmer

Brasilia /
Development – Engineering /
/ Hybrid
Playgig is a game studio founded in early 2021 by industry veterans and backed by leading venture capital investors. Join a high-growth, early-stage startup and help shape both the game and the studio as a whole.  

We are seeking a Sr. Network Programmer. This person will design, implement and maintain the network services for live games.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Write clear, portable, and maintainable code
    • Work closely with our system engineers to implement and improve our networking game systems
    • Versioning and maintaining backward compatibility of networking systems
    • Work closely with our game teams to implement networking for features
    • Develop and maintain cloud-based server solutions
    • Mentor other engineers and provide technical guidance to individuals and teams
    • Share insights, solutions, and best practices


    • A minimum of 5 years of programming experience in the game industry
    • Bachelor of Science in computer science or a related field or equivalent experience
    • Excellent demonstrable C# knowledge
    • Networking experience in TCP, UDP, and higher-level protocols
    • Comfortable with Linux and UNIX server environments
    • Understanding of networking topics like for example, but not limited to, routing, switching, and firewalls.
    • Knowledge of concurrency, fault tolerance, distributed systems, and scalability
    • Understanding of various security topics such as Authentication and Access control, Cryptography, Obfuscation
    • Solid English and good communication skills
    • A passion for creating games

Nice to Have:

    • Experience working with Unity or other game engines
    • Experience working on mobile or console games
    • Experience with recent networking standards (REST, gRPC, JSON, OAuth 2.0)
    • Experience with relevant networking technology (AWS, SQL, Firebase, Google Cloud, Docker)
About Playgig

At Playgig, play is our life’s work. Founded in 2021, we’re a team of experienced game developers creating worlds in which people can immerse themselves and play games with their friends. From blue-sky conceptualization all the way through launch and live operations, our approach emphasizes working closely with players because players are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more at