Senior Backend Engineer

Epic Games Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are looking for an experienced Engineer to build and own backend services that will push Epic's distribution platform forward. You have heavy experience with highly scalable technologies, and high-traffic web services, as well as a passion for innovative technology. You enjoy being part of a close-knit team who focus on technical excellence while having fun...come join us!


  • Ensure the utilization of latest web technology to build user-friendly high-performance web applications and back-end

  • Design, review, and oversee the implementation of Epic web services

  • Performance improvement and security hardening of applications and infrastructure

  • Communicate technical risks across the group

  • Design, implement and iterate on scalable, secure, highly-available, backend services

  • Provide input into the product roadmap, including milestone schedules and deliverables

  • Collect and analyze metrics from online services

  • Follow industry trends and maintain a strong interest in cutting-edge technology

  • Handle various real-time issues on web services and platform

  • Maintain overall code quality internally and from outsourced partners

  • Manage service availability and delegate on-call support


  • 5+ years building online web systems using Java/Go/C#, with SQL/NoSQL database backends

  • 3+ years building or consuming Web Services (REST, NodeJS)

  • Experiencing designing resilient, self-aware systems with monitoring/troubleshooting capabilities

  • Experience with deploying and running services on a large scale using private and public cloud solutions (AWS, GC, Azure, etc)

  • Experience in a continuous integration/continuous delivery environment

  • Experience architecting innovative web services

  • Deep knowledge of Java or other object-oriented languages

  • Knowledge of functional programming

  • Experience with HTML, Javascript, CSS

  • Experience with database systems both relational and NoSQL database

Desirable Qualities:

  • Experience with NodeJS or Electron

  • Experience with NPM, Yarn, React, Redux and related web stack technologies

  • Experience with profiling and troubleshooting

This is going to be Epic!


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