Job Opportunities

Working at System Era

We are an independent game development studio located in Seattle. We are looking for incredibly talented people to join our team as we continue to build Astroneer and beyond. Below is a list of the current positions we are looking to fill. If you feel you'd be a good fit for one of those positions we'd love to hear from you. Please send along your information to - Unfortunately, at this time we do not offer internships but aim to in the future.

System Era is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our studio. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Current Open Positions

Services Engineer

System Era is committed to making quality social and shared experiences, and driving those experiences is an array of behind-the-scenes services that help power the game and ensure a smooth player experience: everything from telemetry and crash reporting to account management to track player achievements and permit cross platform play. As a services engineer at System Era, you would be helping design, build, and integrate these systems into a robust, secure, and ethical game ecosystem.

We are a tiny company, and opportunities abound to wear lots of different hats and apply your skills broadly. If you love weaving web services, but are interested in native development, game engine or network architecture, and performance analysis, you’re an ideal candidate.

This is a full-time role based in Seattle, WA. Compensation includes salary, benefits, and may include relocation assistance. To apply, please send your resume to, mentioning the role in the subject.


  • 2+ years professional experience in web services.
  • Experience in live-operations support of at least one shipped game title.
  • Experience writing client endpoints for external services.
  • Professional proficiency with C/C++.

Nice to have:

  • Experience writing robust back end services in high-volume production environments.
  • Professional proficiency with C#, Python, or Javascript.
  • Prior experience with both SQL and NoSQL database architectures.
  • Prior experience with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Familiarity with network security concepts and policies.
  • Experience with network analysis tools like Fiddler and Wireshark.

What we look for:

  • You are results-oriented and find high-quality solutions that are tailored to project scope.
  • You communicate ideas clearly and concisely in all media.
  • You are always considerate of your teammates. Jerks need not apply.
  • You like working in a collaborative small-team environment.