Sr. Backend Engineer


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What we do
Epic Games is growing and is looking for a Sr. Backend Engineer to enhance the ability for developers and creators to engage players in our ecosystem. 
What you'll do
Participate in the thoughtful evolution of Epic’s achievement platform offerings, defining and evaluating how the trade-offs we make affect players, developers and creators. Drive technical product excellence within the team, ensuring we are iterating quickly, shipping safely and have visibility into customer impact.


  • Build REST/RPC based services anticipating change and growth
  • Build high throughput event driven processes
  • Build workflows for managing partner assets
  • Operate what you build ensuring visibility in to the health of the system


  • Demonstrated experience successfully building distributed systems
  • Proven understanding of the limitations & strengths of different data stores 
  • Applied knowledge of patterns for application resilience  
  • Demonstrated experience with system health, monitoring, and troubleshooting for distributed systems



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.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.