Epic Games

Backend Engineer

Bellevue, WA US
USD 157k - 230k
Redis GCP Azure Unreal Java AWS SQL MongoDB
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Description

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 - GAMES

What We Do

Unreal projects have been leading the pack of real-time entertainment with our constantly growing team of engineering experts. We’re always improving on the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

We are currently looking for a Backend Engineer to join our Fortnite Online Services team. In this role at Epic, you'll be at the center of services that power Fortnite and related experiences for products around the globe. You will craft highly available, high throughput, low latency services at scale, synchronous and asynchronous services, persistent connection services, and a variety of other systems. From design, implementation, and deployment you'll be able to shape the services and features that drive the future of our products. We're looking for a skilled, dependable innovator who works well with others and enjoys finding creative solutions.

In this role, you will

  • Get things done: Epic empowers engineers to assess a challenge, craft a solution, and implement it
  • Write distributed systems to handle large-scale challenges (we use Java)
  • Work with public cloud infrastructure to facilitate a fast-moving ecosystem (we use AWS)
  • Own the entire lifecycle of services, including live operations and deployment
  • Craft solutions using modern SQL and nonrelational databases (we use MongoDB, Dynamo and Redis)
  • Work together with both upstream and downstream service owners, producers and other cloud, infrastructure and embedded DevOps engineers to ship solutions
  • Own the outcome - Be accountable for the solutions you build and flexible around the ambiguity of the problem space

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, with experience in developing online systems
  • Experience with Java or similar language
  • Craft solutions with SQL and relational databases
  • Experience with public cloud infrastructure such as AWS, Google Cloud, Azure etc.
  • Proven track record of operating live services
  • Experience working with a team of engineers to solve large and ambiguous problems
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to provide, solicit and accept feedback constructively

This role is open to multiple locations (including WA).

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

 

Washington Base Pay Range
$157,355$230,788 USD

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ 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.

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. Further details on these matters can be found here.

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