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Backend Network Programmer

8Bit intends to hire a new Backend Network Programmer. If you have experience with different debugging methods and tools, consider applying.
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Our client, an upcoming AAA studio based in Scotland and in central Europe, that currently works on new IP,  sci-fi open-world project is now on the lookout for a Backend Network Programmer on all levels of experience, to join the team in developing complex, game-related backend services and actively look to learn more about innovations within the game industry.

The Backend Network Programmer is responsible for implementing backend services for gameplay features.

A Backend Network Programmer is expected to co-operate with other teams to find solutions and know when to seek help from more senior developers. The role will report to either the Lead or Director of the programming team.

As a Backend Network Programmer, you should have experience in developing complex, game-related backend services and actively seek to learn more about innovations within the game industry.


  • Maintain and further develop parts of existing backend services.
  • Support and mentor other teams (both code and non-code) to understand and properly use the backend system of the game.
  • Identify and fix bugs, and debug complex service issues.
  • Prioritise, plan and manage the time of assigned tasks as independently as possible.
  • Understand thoroughly how the backend systems are designed and connected to each other.
  • Proactively look for optimizations and how the system could work more efficiently.
  • Escalate critical issues to higher levels when needed.


  • Strong C++ and Python programming skills.
  • Good awareness of micro and monolith services.
  • Experience with different debugging methods and tools.
  • Capable of reading and understanding complex source code.
  • Understanding of database concepts.
  • Understanding of distributed systems and multithreading concepts.
  • Self-motivated and driven to creatively solve problems.
  • Bachelor’s degree with a Computer Science/Software Engineering focus or similar experience.


  • Visa and relocation package assistance. 
  • Private health care for the candidate and the dependents.
  • Career progression in fast-paced, high growth, start-up company environment.

Not your time for a move? Recommend a friend and earn 700 EUR! Contact: jobs@8bitplay.com

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