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Backend Engineer

Epic Games

Bellevue, WA 05-20-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
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

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp2k29-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $157,355 to $230,788 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.