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.
Epic Games is growing our development teams to support
operations of our large-scale, highly available, secure, online
services and infrastructure behind Epic Games and products.
We are passionate about empowering developers to make great
games, and helping players to safely and easily enjoy them.
We are seeking a Sr. Java Backend Engineer to join our team.
As a member of our team, you will craft highly available, high
throughput, low latency services at scale. You will work with both
synchronous and asynchronous services, persistent connection
services, and a variety of other systems. These will all help to
power our internal products and enable external development teams
all over the world.
We currently have several major initiatives under development.
These include services for efficient patching and global
distribution of content, tools and services for publishing
workflows for game developers, services to support Epic Games Store
and crossplay features, scalability and performance initiatives,
and core internal services like shared libraries and
If these challenges sound exciting, we would love to talk.
- 7+ years experience solving impactful technical challenges; we
look for people who can assess a challenge, craft a scalable
architecture, and run with implementation
- Demonstrated experience driving initiatives and collaborating
with cross-functional teams
- Distributed systems programming experience (we use Java,
- Experience managing cloud services at scale (we use AWS)
- Service ownership experience; the ability to run, troubleshoot,
and deploy your own services (we use Kubernetes, Docker,
- Experience with SQL and nonrelational datastores (we use Mongo,
Postgres, Dynamo, Redis)
- Operating systems experience (we use Linux/Unix) a plus
- Experience with Websockets or other server push models,
experience with content delivery networks (Akamai, CloudFront) a
This is going to be Epic!
Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life
Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary
and improve the quality of life. We pay for 100% of the premiums
for both you and your dependents. We offer coverage for Medical,
Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life
Each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid
breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7
years of employment with a paid sabbatical - we think our people
are pretty awesome!
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