Senior Network Programmer

Brasilia /
Development – Engineering /
Full-time
/ 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

Qualifications:

    • 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 www.playgig.com.