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Lead Engineer - Dedicated Server Platform

Epic Games

Bellevue, WA 04-28-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Lead Engineer (Manager) - Dedicated Server Platform

Epic Online Infrastructure

What We Do

We enable Epic's online services teams to build, deploy, and manage services that are used by more than half a billion players around the world. Our mission is to provide world class tools and platforms to improve the experience of our developers and make it easier, faster, and safer to build, operate, and scale their applications. We operate at massive scale as one of the largest cloud computing users in the world.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for someone to manage our Dedicated Server Fleet Management team and build the automation platform that manages our globally distributed fleet of game servers to provide the best possible experience to players worldwide.

In This Role You Will
• Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and architectural guidance for the Dedicated Server Fleet Management team
• Work with your team and Online Services leadership to develop the product vision and roadmap for the fleet management platform
• Build and operate the automation platform that deploys, scales, and manages Epic's globally distributed fleets of dedicated game servers
• Define, collect, and report on service quality and efficiency metrics to drive continuous improvement
• Work across teams to optimize reliability, performance, latency, and efficiency of game server fleets
• Provide service ownership for the fleet management platform and support 24x7 operations
• Follow industry trends and maintain a strong interest in emerging technology and best practices

What We're Looking For
• Deep experience with cloud infrastructure automation using public cloud APIs, especially AWS
• 2+ years of experience in an engineering management role
• Experience building online services using modern best practices
• Strong Linux fundamentals and systems automation experience
• Experience with REST services, and familiarity with NoSQL/SQL database concepts
• Solid software development fundamentals in Go/Java/Python/Ruby with a preference for candidates with Go experience
• Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery
• Understanding of distributed systems fundamentals (communication models, synchronization, consistency, etc)
• Experience building, deploying, and operating services large scale

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r09438-3-238-136-36-42 in your application.

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.