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Backend Engineer

Epic Games

Cologne, Germany 04-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Engineering at Epic

What we do

Epic Games is adding a Senior Engineer to build client applications with a focus on Epic's Online Services platform, including streaming video, Epic's store and in-game SDK, and more. Whether it's a tool used by customer service to assist gamers, or a web-based companion application for a game, at Epic you'll have opportunities to make an impact in many areas across the company.

What you'll do

We're looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our growing organisation. At Epic, you'll work closely with Epic teams around the world to further develop and maintain user-centric experiences.

In this role, you will
• Be responsible for the design, build and maintenance of distributed processing systems
• Build APIs for high scale services (ideally using Go)
• Handle long term connections in building systems with Kubernetes clusters

What we're looking for
• Somebody with extensive knowledge of Go concurrency patterns
• Production experience in building GRPC endpoints
• Experience in working with message broker
• Confidence working with Kubernetes based environments
• NoSQL and SQL based databases exposure is ideal
• Candidates with experience in maintaining high availability services
• Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.

Nice to have skills
• Some exposure to DevOps tooling is ideal (including Terraform, Docker)
• Prior experience working within microservice environments is advantageous
• Experience in tracing and monitoring would be beneficial
• An overall passion for gaming goes a long way!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz51j7-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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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.