Engineering

Sr. Backend Engineer

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

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.

ENGINEERING AT EPIC

WHAT WE DO

Driving the plug-in power behind Unreal Engine 4. We bridge connections for licensees and our own internal game teams to online services. This allows games like Fortnite to utilize a combination of platform online services as well as Epic’s own online services to build cross-platform online features. Login, parties, voice chat, matchmaking, purchasing, cloud storage, and analytics are just a few examples of online features that our Online Game Services team helps games utilize.

LIKE WHAT YOU HEAR? YOU CAN BE EPIC.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Epic Games is growing and is looking for a Backend Engineer to enhance the ability for developers and creators to engage players in our ecosystem. 
 
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.

In this role you will:

  • 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

 
What we're looking for:

  • 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
  • You’re user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents.  We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k, and profit-sharing.

All Epic employees can enjoy drinks, snacks, and lunches every day, free of charge in studios - and we offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love for our people.  Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical - we think our people are pretty awesome!

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 3,000+ 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.