SP Lead Server Developer

SmartRecruiting is looking on behalf of its client an Lead Server Developer.

Location: Bucharest, Hybrid

Company mission: 

The company is the most growing startup in the casual gaming industry having the goal to create memorable, casual games. They have recruited the top industry leaders in Game Design, Creatives, Monetization and Marketing, and more.


  • A talented game developer, with experience in network programming both at a low level and on a system level.
  • Passionate about building high-scale backend solutions that server millions of players, processing vast amounts of data, and empowering social interactions on a global scale.
  • A team player who enjoys working with other people, across disciplines, with a strong desire for challenge and personal growth, and with the motivation and patience to grow with us and build leading network capabilities.


  • Design and architect new backend features operating at a massive scale.
  • Own the online systems that power our games, delivering fun to millions of users.
  • Implement new online gameplay features like tournaments, leaderboards, and clans. Working end-to-end to ensure the best player experience possible.
  • Maintain and improve existing features, improving performance, increasing scalability and quality from the game feature level to the protocol level.
  • ┬áCollaborate with multiple departments across the studio – gameplay, design, economy, analysis – to deliver the best backend solutions to their needs.
  • Establish the foundations, and over time build, a world-class network development team in the studio.


  • Passion for game development and network programming.
  • Experience developing game backend/server solutions.
  • Experience working on multi-threaded systems.
  • Experience in SQL, DDL, query planning, and general DB architecture.
  • Experience working with microservices architecture.
  • A creative problem solver, able to quickly learn and utilize unfamiliar concepts.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Experience working with Unity game engine as a frontend.
  • Experience with .Net Core.
  • Experience administrating Linux-based servers.
  • Experience developing web-based frontends. 

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