Senior Backend Engineer, E-Commerce


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Online Engineering at Epic

What We Do

Epic Games is seeking a senior backend engineer to join our online game services team.

We empower developers to make great games and helping players to safely and easily enjoy them. 

We also have several other major initiatives under development. These include game services for our internal games (such as Fortnite), game services exposed via SDK for external development teams worldwide, identity services like authentication, authorization, and account management, social services such as social graph and user interactions, and core internal services like shared libraries and frameworks. 

What You'll Do

As a member of the online game services team, you will help to build commerce systems that integrate with multiple platforms -- PC, all consoles as well as mobile.  These systems enable store and purchasing features in Fortnite and other games; virtual currency, subscriptions, and in-game items to name a few. 

We are looking for passionate engineers excited about solving impactful technical problems; we look for people who can assess a challenge, craft a well architected solution, and run with implementation.

If this opportunity sound exciting, we would love to talk. 

What We're Looking For

  • Experience developing scalable backend web services (we use Java, Scala) 
  • Experience with developing & maintaining a live service; the ability to monitor, troubleshoot, and diagnose issues
  • Experience with non-relational databases (we use Mongo, Dynamo, Redis) 
  • Experience with integrating external services and APIs and common auth models.

Nice To Have Skills

  • Experience integrating with ecommerce systems
  • Game or mobile application development experience

This is going to be Epic!


Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 1,800+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

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