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Sr. NodeJS Backend Engineer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Epic Games is growing our development team to build exciting new features for the Epic Games Store and Epic Online Services platforms.

We are currently looking for a Sr. NodeJS Backend Engineer to work closely with quality assurance, community, and product teams to create reusable, platform-level applications and services to enhance the capabilities for all of Epic's systems.

• Serve as a key contributor to Epic Online Services Helper (EOSH) components. Assess technical challenges, design architectures, and run with implementations
• Collaborate closely with client and backend teams to integrate components for Epic Online Services
• Serve as a component owner for software with a large user base, with focuses on maintainability and high reliability
• Own technical designs and enforce engineering standards for client-side components
• Partner with stakeholders to establish priorities, break out tasking, and communicate risks

• 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)
• Experience with C++ / native development and Windows APIs is a plus, but not required
• Willingness to learn from and teach fellow teammates

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz5mp2-3-238-173-209-42 in your application.

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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.