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Senior Backend Programmer

Epic Games

Vancouver, BC 03-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
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

We are currently looking for a Senior Backend Programmer to join our Ecommerce team. In this role at Epic, you'll be at the center of services that power our customer Ecommerce related experiences for all products around the globe. You'll work closely with our teams to build and support systems that deliver good user experience, high performance and secure, reliable functionalities. 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 plays well with others and enjoys finding creative solutions.

In this role, you will
• Define, deliver, and continuously improve SLAs for online services environment - system health and monitoring, reporting and response, and on call resolution
• Maintain code quality internally and from outsourced partners
• Communicate technical risks within and across the group
• Handle various real-time issues on online services and platform
• Provide input into the product road map, including milestone schedules and deliverables
• Follow industry trends and maintain a strong interest in cutting edge technology
• Be responsible for the successful delivery of various projects and products end to end

What we're looking for
• 5+ years of experience in building online service or web systems
• Deep knowledge of the object-oriented language (Java required), design and design patterns
• Deep knowledge of restful API design and implementation
• Deep knowledge of database systems both relational and NoSQL database
• Experience of utilizing cache, messaging, async processing, etc. in online services
• Experience with cloud technologies, preferably AWS cloud services
• Experience with Unix flavored O/S
• Experience in building ECommerce / Publishing system is a plus

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-g3z8b9-44-201-97-224-42 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.