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Senior Backend Engineer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 03-28-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Driving the plug-in power behind Unreal Engine 5. 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.

What You'll Do

As a member of our team, 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. You'll build services to manage data and workflows for developers to self-service distributing their games as well as internal tools and integrations for Epic to interact with these products.

In this role, you will
• Get things done: Epic empowers programmers to assess a challenge, craft a solution, and implement
• Write distributed systems to handle large-scale challenges (we use Java, Scala)
• 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 programmers 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
• Passion for crafting secure, scalable, and highly available applications
• Experience architecting and leading innovative, complex software projects
• Experience collaborating with a variety of strategic stakeholders to bring a product vision to life
• Deep knowledge of Java or Node
• Experience in collaborating with design teams to design, document and build design systems for scalable and consistent user interfaces
• Experience with cloud technologies (we use AWS)
• Understanding of relational and NoSQL databases
• Experience working in an Agile / Scrum environment

This role is open to multiple locations in North America (including CA).

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).

California Base Pay Range

$202,965 - $297,682 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-g3z2kn-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $202,965 to $297,682 Per Year ($ 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.