Senior Backend Engineer (Media Services)
WHAT MAKES US EPIC?
At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.
Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.
ENGINEERING - ONLINE
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
As a member of the Media Services team, you'll build the platform that empowers existing and upcoming services within the Epic Games ecosystem. You'll face great challenges to build highly distributed, concurrent systems to serve the needs to provide media to millions of users. You will work closely with other teams to design and maintain resilient services based on synchronous and asynchronous APIs.
In this role, you will
- Design, build and maintain distributed processing systems
- Build APIs for high scale services
- Build tools to handle long term connection management in Kubernetes clusters
What we’re looking for
- Extensive knowledge of Go concurrency patterns
- Production experience in building GRPC endpoints
- Experience with microservice environments
- Experience with Kubernetes based environments
- Experience with NoSQL and SQL based databases (ideally AWS DynamoDB , PostgreSQL)
This position is listed in multiple locations across North America and Europe including
Cary NC, USA
Toronto ON, Canada
New York NY, USA
Boston MA, USA
Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.
Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!
Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.
Location:Date posted: 2022-07-23