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Senior Systems Programmer

PlayStationFull-time$120k - $290k*Utrecht, NetherlandsMar 12, 2024

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Nixxes Software is an industry-leading Dutch company specializing in video game design, development and porting. 

Working alongside global partners since 1999, our work is fueled by a love for gaming and commitment to innovation. Our Utrecht based team prides itself on delivering the best possible experience for every gamer, regardless of platform. In July 2021 Nixxes joined PlayStation Studios to focus on delivering the highest-quality gameplay experiences for PlayStation fans. 


Senior Systems Programmer 

For our studio in Utrecht, the Netherlands, we're looking for a highly collaborative, passionate, and skilled Senior Systems Programmer to support our game teams in improving our tools and game systems for upcoming AAA titles. 



  • Designing and writing well-structured, readable and maintainable code
  • Participate in a team working on a large code base
  • Using optimization techniques to ensure the game runs smoothly
  • Solving challenging technical issues with/in the team
  • Coaching other teammembers and sharing your expertise and knowledge


  • Essential Requirements: 
  • A minimum of 5 years of previous experience as a programmer in the games industry or a related industry
  • A pragmatic, hands-on, problem-solving mentality
  • Fluency in C++ and other applicable programming languages
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Thorough understanding of code performance and complexity
  • Ability to work well in a deadline and milestone driven environment
  • Positive attitude and a genuine team player
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Must live in the Netherlands, this is not a remote role



  • (Native) Dutch speaker


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We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.


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