Senior Programmer

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December 8, 2022
Full Time
$80,000/year CAD

We’re looking for a Senior Programmer to remotely join our wonderful team and help us grow our technical skills to the next level.

The person we’re looking isn’t just a great programmer, but is also deeply interested in good team practices, in collaborative teamwork, and in training and growing the junior- and mid-level engineers around them.

As a Senior team member, you’d also be expected to take an active interest in the strategy and management of the studio as a whole.



  • Overseeing the high-level technical architecture of our projects
  • Overseeing and developing the engineering team’s processes and practices
  • Overseeing the professional development of junior- and mid-level engineers
  • Taking ownership of and developing core game systems



  • Experience shipping multiple games
  • High level of fluency in C# and/or C++
  • Experience developing gameplay systems in a 3rd-party game engine
  • We don’t only use Unity for our games! Unreal (or other) experience very welcome.
  • A proven track record of training and mentoring less-senior engineers
  • Due to our small team and a significant number of our employees being international, we require potential applicants to be able to speak English


Preferred experience

  • Python is an asset
  • Multiplayer networking experience is an asset
  • Experience working on live-service games
  • Experience with Jira, Slack, Notion, source control, continuous integration and web services



This is a permanent position. After completing a probation period you will be a full co-owner of the company, contributing equally to all strategy decisions and sharing in all profits. If you’d like to know more about co-ops, and KO\_OP in particular, this profile goes into some detail about how we operate.

  • $80,000/year + bonuses and ownership
  • Fully remote work
  • Health benefits (country-dependent)
  • 4-day work-weeks with flexible hours
  • 25 annual days paid vacation, unlimited sick and personal days




Nous sommes à la recherche d’une programmeuse principale ou d’un programmeur principal qui se joindra à distance à notre merveilleuse équipe pour bonifier nos compétences techniques.

As de la programmation, la personne idéale a aussi grandement à cœur les bonnes pratiques de travail d’équipe, la collaboration, et la formation et le perfectionnement des ingénieurs en logiciels débutants et intermédiaires qui l’entourent.

Occupant une position élevée, la ou le titulaire devra aussi s’intéresser activement à la stratégie et à la gestion du studio.



  • Superviser l’architecture technique globale de nos projets.
  • Encadrer les processus et les pratiques de l’équipe d’ingénieurs.
  • Voir au perfectionnement professionnel des ingénieurs en logiciels débutants et intermédiaires.
  • Prendre en charge et développer les principaux systèmes de jeu.


Exigences du poste

  • Expérience en développement de plusieurs jeux publiés.
  • Grande maîtrise de C# ou de C++.
  • Expérience en développement de systèmes de jeu dans un moteur tiers.
  • Nous n’utilisons pas que Unity! Une connaissance d’Unreal (ou autre) serait un formidable atout.
  • Capacité avérée à former et à mentorer des ingénieurs en logiciels moins expérimentés.
  • Comme nous formons une petite équipe dont bon nombre des membres se situent à l’étranger, nous exigeons que toute personne voulant se joindre à nous sache parler anglais.



  • Connaissance de Python.
  • Expérience des jeux multijoueurs en réseau, un atout.
  • Expérience des jeux-services.
  • Connaissance de Jira, de Slack, de Notion, de la gestion de versions, de l’intégration continue et des services Web.



Il s’agit d’un poste permanent. Après avoir terminé une période de probation, la ou le titulaire du poste sera copropriétaire à part entière de l’entreprise, contribuera de façon équitable à toutes les décisions stratégiques et recevra sa part des profits. Si vous voulez en savoir plus sur les coopératives, et plus particulièrement sur KO\_OP, lisez cet article qui se penche sur notre fonctionnement.

  • 80 000 $/an + primes et ristournes.
  • Télétravail uniquement.
  • Régime d’assurance-maladie (selon le pays).
  • Semaine de quatre jours et horaire flexible.
  • 25 jours de vacances payés par année, nombre illimité de congés personnels et de maladie.

KO_OP is a worker-run co-op studio. Founded in 2012, we've been experimenting with games and interactive art ever since. We are the makers of GNOG, Lara Croft GO: The Mirror of Spirits, Winding Worlds, Ridiculous Fishing EX, and Goodbye Volcano High. Learn more about our studio's activities on our website.


Le studio

KO_OP est un studio coopératif dirigé par son personnel. Depuis notre fondation en 2012, nous explorons continuellement de nouvelles avenues du jeu et des arts interactifs. Nous sommes les créateurs de GNOG, Lara Croft GO : Le Miroir aux esprits, Winding Worlds, Ridiculous Fishing EX et Goodbye Volcano High. Pour en savoir plus sur nos réalisations, consultez notre site Web.

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