PHP Developer

Are you a server development guru who sets up Linux servers for breakfast and designs complex database systems for lunch? Are you able to translate complex game design requirements into highly functional server solutions? Do you thrive in a fast-paced highly goal-oriented game development environment? If your answer is yes to these questions, then we need you! As a PHP Developer at IUGO, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of our high volume game servers. We offer an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and fosters personal and professional growth. Come show us what you’ve got!

The ideal candidate should be an expert in Linux server development and related network development technologies. They should also be highly self-motivated and display exceptional problem solving skills. Details are listed below.


  • Design and develop game server technologies for complex game features on Linux based systems
  • Handle setup and configuration, monitoring, and maintenance of large game server clusters
  • Develop server tools to resolve game issues
  • Work with our dynamic and highly-driven server and game development teams


  • Hardworking and highly self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills and able to work in a team environment
  • 3+ years of relevant professional development experience on Linux environments
  • Expert in PHP
  • Expert in mySQL
  • Expert in JSON development
  • Experience in Linux server administration/setup
  • Knowledgeable in Unix/Linux and core network services (DNS, http servers, NTP, SMTP, syslog)
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or qualifications in a related technical discipline


  • Experience with Amazon Web Service technologies
  • Experience with PHP Frameworks
  • Experience with non-SQL database technologies
  • Knowledge of OAuth technology
  • Knowledgeable in C/C++
  • Experience with network load balancers and network security (firewalls/ACLs)
  • Experience with large scale distributed server infrastructure design and development
  • Networked games or Social games server development experience
  • Sockets, REST API, web interface experience
  • Analytics/Telemetry systems experience

Perks of working at IUGO!

  • Work hard / play hard environment
  • Available consoles and games tables to help blow off some steam!
  • Monthly company wide meetings
  • Fully stocked kitchen (great people do Costco runs for us so our bellies stay full)
  • Catered lunch every Friday
  • Massage chair and relaxation room
  • Company sponsored events (ex. we recently took our staff to Sun Peaks)
  • Company movie matinees
  • Beer Fridays
  • Vitamix (who doesn’t love a vitamix?!)

What Happens Next? Our team reviews all applications, however, because we receive such high volumes of talent, we are only able to reach out to those who closely match our needs. If you are not contacted right away, don’t be discouraged as we keep all applications on file, and will contact you should a suitable role open up. Thanks for your interest in IUGO!

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