Senior Backend Services Engineer (Accelbyte)

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. Backend Services Engineer. This person will design, implement and maintain the backend services for live games.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Design, implementation, and maintenance of game backend services for live games
    • Writing robust code to be used in high-traffic services
    • Monitoring and maintenance of live systems
    • Developing new features for games
    • Troubleshooting problems in the production environment and on our live systems
    • Communicating with game teams to define and implement requirements
    • Developing tools to monitor, troubleshoot and debug systems
    • Knowledge of real-time multiplayer games and backends

Qualifications:

    • Experience in the gaming industry 
    • Experience in concurrency and distributed systems 
    • Good experience with Docker and Linux 
    • Ability to design fail-proof systems and operate them with minimal downtime 
    • Ability to communicate with game teams to define and implement requirements 
    • Previous experience on high available and high throughput systems 
    • Good knowledge of functional testing and load testing
    • Solid English and good communication skills
    • A passion for creating games

Nice to Have:

    • Accelbyte experience
    • Knowledge of real-time multiplayer games and backends
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.