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Senior Backend Engineer

Epic Games

Helsinki, Finland 4 days ago
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Job Description
Senior Backend Engineer (Epic Online Services)

Find out more about Epic Online Services here: https://dev.epicgames.com/services

Engineering at Epic Online Services

What we do

Driving the plug-in power behind Unreal Engine. 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

You will be at the center of game services that power player experiences for all products around the globe. From design, implementation and deployment you will be able to shape the services and features that drive the future of our products. We are looking for an experienced engineer to work on a highly scalable backend with the passion for innovative technology and competitive games.

In this role, you will
• Serve as a key contributor to Developer Portal systems and components. Assess technical challenges, design architectures, and run with implementations
• Collaborate closely with client and backend teams to integrate components for Epic Online Services
• Own technical designs and enforce engineering standards for client-side components
• Partner with stakeholders to establish priorities, break out tasking, and communicate risks
• Provide input into the product roadmap, including milestone schedules and deliverables
• Handle live operational issues on services and platform

What we're looking for
• 5+ years software engineering industry experience developing online applications
• 2+ years of experience developing systems using Node.js
• 2+ years of experience developing client web applications using HTML and CSS
• Deep knowledge of Node.js, understanding strong and weak sides of Node.js
• Experience in architecting modular, feature-rich Node.js applications
• Strong knowledge of web technologies, performance optimization, troubleshooting
• Experience building software for client side applications. Understanding of control flows, responsiveness, versioning and migration concerns
• Mindset of writing well tested code, including unit-testing, integration testing and end-to-end testing
• Proficiency with common networking protocols (HTTP, TCP, Websockets)
• Willingness to learn from, and teach, fellow teammates

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv7j2j-3-236-84-188-42 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.