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Principal Cloud Engineer

Company: Epic Games
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Online Engineering at Epic

Epic Games is growing operations inside our development teams to support operations of our large-scale, highly available, secure, online services and infrastructure behind Epic Games and products. The person in this role will work closely with software engineering, customer service, quality assurance, community, and product teams to provide online services that enhance the user experience for all of Epic's systems.

Epic Games is looking for a Principal Cloud Engineer for our Dedicated Server Fleet Management team and help build the automation platform that manages our globally distributed fleet of game servers to provide the best possible experience to players worldwide.


  • Build and operate the automation platform that deploys, scales, and manages Epic's globally distributed fleets of dedicated game servers
  • Define, collect, and report on service quality and efficiency metrics to drive continuous improvement
  • Regularly drive key company initiatives forward
  • Own decision making authority and responsibility over projects with significant organizational impact
  • Work across teams to optimize reliability, performance, latency, and efficiency of game server fleets
  • Provide service ownership for the fleet management platform and support 24x7 operations
  • Follow industry trends and maintain a strong interest in emerging technology and best practices


  • Deep experience with cloud infrastructure automation using public cloud APIs, especially AWS
  • 10+ years experience building online services using modern best practices
  • Experience being responsible for projects with significant organizational impact
  • Strong Linux fundamentals and systems automation experience
  • Proficient with REST services, and familiarity with NoSQL/SQL database concepts
  • Solid software development fundamentals in Go/Java/Python/Ruby with a preference for candidates with Go experience
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Demonstrated understanding of distributed systems fundamentals (communication models, synchronization, consistency, etc)
  • Experience building, deploying, and operating services large scale

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 Insurance, 401k.

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 here.

Keywords: Epic Games, Bellevue , Principal Cloud Engineer, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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