We like to think of ourselves as more than just developers. We're a friendly group of around 500 people with plenty of casual and hardcore gamers, tech heads and creative masterminds, organized planners, and nerdy game fans who make this industry so fun. And we’re all together on a mission to open windows to amazing worlds. We've been making games for over 30 years, crafting and publishing unique experiences that have put us on the path to becoming a leader in Online Worlds.

We've got five studios spread across Norway, the USA, Portugal, Sweden, and Romania, and we're always on the lookout for more dedicated people to join our ranks.

We're all about creating a relaxed and equal workspace where flat communication and our agile structure are key to delivering world-class games.

So, if you're ready to make your mark, we're ready to welcome you!

Your Mission in Funcom

As a Senior LiveOps Engineer at Funcom, you will play a main role in building and maintaining the infrastructure and servers that support our games. You will be responsible for managing servers, implementing comprehensive monitoring, and responding to incidents based on player feedback and requests from different stakeholders. You will collaborate closely with developers, QA and production teams to ensure the reliability, scalability, and performance of our games.

How you can have an impact in your position:

  • Oversee the deployment, configuration, and maintenance of game servers, ensuring optimal performance and uptime.

  • Respond promptly to incidents, conduct root cause analysis, and implement solutions to prevent them from happening again.

  • Ensure the scalability and reliability of our gaming platforms by implementing best practices.

  • Analyze system performance and identify opportunities for optimization to enhance the gaming experience.

  • Maintain and develop automation scripts to enhance deploying infrastructure and scale platforms on demand.

  • Work directly with the player support team to address and resolve player-reported issues.

  • Work with other teams (QA, Automation, Production) to integrate new changes and in the end offer the best experience to our players’ community.

We are looking for you to have:

  • An interest in video games and a keen enthusiasm for the gaming industry.

  • Ability to set up, maintain, and diagnose Kubernetes clusters.

  • Proficient in managing and troubleshooting Elastic Search.

  • In-depth understanding of the Linux operating system, capable of diagnosing and resolving performance issues.

  • Technical Skills: Solid knowledge of RabbitMQ, PostgreSQL, networking, and experience with Terraform and Ansible scripts.

In addition, ideally, you might also have:

  • Experience in scaling and managing Kubernetes clusters with 1000+ nodes.

  • Proven experience in supporting large-scale, high-availability systems in a production setting.

  • Experience with backend services in gaming environments.

  • DDoS protection knowledge.

  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a LiveOps or a similar role.

  • Proficiency in English.

  • Strong motivation, quick learning ability, and excellent communication skills.

  • Positive and professional attitude.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

If you're excited about gaming and have the drive to help us deliver amazing experiences to players worldwide, we'd love to hear from you!

Please apply in English.

Why Funcom?

We’re a Scandinavian company and follow Scandinavian work values. That means we're all about creating a relaxed, equal workspace where you can be yourself and make a difference in what we do. More so, we're big believers in work-life balance. 

Over 80 people work and play in our Bucharest Studio, a professional working environment with an international work culture, currently focusing on Quality Assurance, with plans in place to expand to other areas of game development over time. 

Our office is located at the very heart of the city, at Piata Victoriei – the starting point for the best sightseeing tours of the city, near the metro station and close to some of the best restaurants in Bucharest.

Working at Funcom Bucharest offers a relaxed workplace, a fully customizable benefits package, and well-being initiatives. What’s more, we know how to have fun and, at the same time, aim high in what we do. We're pros at throwing BBQ parties or planning events, usually hosted at amazing locations.