Software Engineer (R23853)

The SuperAwesome Mission

SuperAwesome is building a safer internet for the next generation. We’ve pioneered the tech sector for youth audiences: creating solutions that enable brands and developers to engage safely and at scale with kids and teens. SuperAwesome technology powers over 12 billion digital touchpoints with young audiences across rich media and video ads, creator content, social communities, gaming, and parental consent. We are the biggest youth-focused tech team on the planet, solving the challenges of engagement with the under-20 audience. At the intersection of technology, law, media and policy, working with us gives you a chance to shape what the internet of the future looks like. As a part of Epic Games since September 2021, together we’ve opened up a whole new window of opportunity to create responsible, immersive digital experiences for kids and teens. It’s a unique, challenging, and rewarding environment.

What You'll Do

As a Software Engineer at SuperAwesome your main responsibilities will be to work on features that are high impact for our products and business and improvements to the scalability and reliability of our systems. 

In this role, you will

  • You’ll work across the full stack depending on where your skills can drive the highest impact: back-end, front-end and/or infrastructure.
  • You’ll work with your team to design and implement features and services for the product domain your team owns. 
  • You will work closely with the Tech Lead and the other engineers in your team to define the appropriate technical approach, metrics, and timelines for any features and improvements.
  • You will support the Product Manager in breaking down complex requirements into simple and understandable deliverables.
  • You’ll treat operations with a mission critical mindset, and support the live system in production, including participation in our out-of-hours on-call rota

Our stack is entirely cloud native, and includes technologies such as AWS, Terraform, Kubernetes, Kafka, PostgreSQL, Druid, Redis, SumoLogic, Datadog, Angular, Node.js and Typescript.

What we're looking for

We wholeheartedly believe a good engineer can pick up any new technology in a reasonable amount of time and you’ll be given training and help during your onboarding to become fully proficient with our stack.

We look for engineers who;

  • Are passionate about building technology at scale that is capable of making the world a better place, and want to do it at SuperAwesome
  • Have a product mindset and a keen focus on solving the challenges we face as a business
  • Have a good understanding of the full-stack software development life-cycle 
  • Are focussed on personal growth and are keen to learn more about devops methodologies, testing, tooling and operating applications at scale
  • Are great listeners, but are also happy to voice their opinions within their team
  • Have hands on experience building and running applications in the cloud, either with AWS or another provider

Our people are at the heart of what we do and the driving force behind our growth and success. We value individuality and understand the importance of building a workplace where everyone can truly belong. We believe that supporting everyone to be their full selves helps them to reach their potential, that’s why we offer competitive benefits, perks and learning opportunities. We have employee resource groups in place for mental health and DEI helping to ensure everyone can truly be ‘SuperAwesome’, helping us to build a safer internet for the next generation!

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party.