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Senior Web Engineer

Epic Games

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

What we do

We use a wide range of technologies based on the application and need - such as React, Node for in-house frontend applications, Typescript, Docker, and GraphQL to name a few. 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 Web Developer who will be responsible for building client applications with a focus on Epic's Online Services platform, including streaming video, Epic's store and in-game SDK, and more. At Epic, you'll work closely with Epic teams around the world to further develop and maintain responsive frontend, user-centric experiences.

In this role, you will
• Ensure the utilization of the latest web technology to build user-friendly high-performance web applications, both on the front-end and back-end
• Design, review, and oversee the implementation of Epic's web framework to all consumer-facing websites and applications
• Develop robust web applications that interface with Epic's in-game EOS SDK
• Build embedded social experiences across Epic's games and applications
• Provide input for production/live release control process
• Communicate technical risks across the group
• Effectively identify stakeholders and gather feature requirements

What we're looking for
• Passion for building and maintaining consumer-facing web applications that are secure, scalable, and highly available
• Experience architecting innovative web projects leveraging modern web development best practices
• Deep knowledge of JavaScript, Typescript and front-end frameworks like React, Next.js, and Material UI
• Experience with GraphQL/Apollo
• Experience with streaming web video standards and best practices
• Experience with cloud technologies, preferably AWS cloud services
• Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj2xx2-3-236-118-225-42 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.