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Senior Software Engineer - Server

Austin, TX · Computer/Software

Monumental is seeking a highly skilled and passionate engineer to contribute to server-side development efforts on an expansive and exciting MMO project, Crowfall. This role will involve server implementation and analysis, networking, security, performance tuning and more.

About Us

Monumental is an independent game development studio based in Austin, Texas. We are self-funded, and use our endless creative freedom to explore new ways to play. We take smart risks.

We experiment and adapt continuously to create new experiences to delight our audiences. We learn quickly.

We play well together in a creative, entrepreneurial environment, and help each other achieve our big dreams. We share.

About this Role

As the Senior Software Server Engineer, you will…

  • Implement high-performance MMO backend services
  • Work smoothly with a team of highly-skilled server engineers
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose complex multi-process/multi-machine issues
  • Analyze and optimize server performance


  • Experience with scalable infrastructures
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive and cooperative attitude
  • Advanced level in C# or C++
  • Ability to write efficient, clear and maintainable code
  • Experience with server optimizations
  • Unix proficiency 
  • 5+ years professional software engineering experience
  • Fluency in written and spoken English essential, other languages a plus


  • Experience with scalable infrastructures
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems operating 24x7x365
  • Database experience (document & SQL)
  • Shipped game titles (particularly MMOs)
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related 

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full Health, Vision, and Dental coverage
  • Open paid time off policy


  • Monumental is located in Austin, Texas; we are happy to relocate you here on our dime, or you may work remotely from anywhere in the United States
  • Candidates must be legally able to work in the U.S. for Monumental, LLC
If this sounds interesting, please drop us a resume!

For more information, visit our website at http://www.monumental.io. Crowfall is available at http://www.crowfall.com.

Full Covid-19 vaccination is required to work in Monumental's Austin office.
Monumental LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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