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Senior Software Engineer

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering
Bellevue, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024


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.


What We Do

Create and maintain a proactive and stable IT environment as well as provide IT support to our Epic people. You will be empowered to shape processes that deliver optimized IT service across our business. Work with emerging technologies while enabling IT success for everyone.

What You'll Do

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Tech Services Software Engineering Team, you will help empower the business with reliable and innovative custom software solutions. This role will own the technical direction and optimize customer satisfaction for a collection of internally developed products in addition to architecting and delivering new software solutions with broad impact across the IT and Product organizations. You will work closely with the team of Software Engineers, Test Automation Engineers, and DevOps Engineers to improve the productivity of Technology Services and Epic as a whole.

In this role, you will

  • Oversee the technical direction for multiple products while maximizing customer satisfaction
  • Be a technical owner for net new products starting from the ground up including:
    • Gathering requirements from stakeholders and generating KPIs that will be used to measure the impact of the team’s work
    • Build product roadmaps and technical documentation that incorporates customer requirements into phased deliverables
    • Architect cloud-native systems using modern infrastructure standards
    • Author, review, and maintain top-tier code
  • Collaborate closely with a team of engineers as well as peer teams to deliver impactful solutions on time
  • Mentor and develop existing team members as well as colleagues with budding engineering skills across the organization
  • Interface with customers to understand their needs and continue to support products throughout their lifecycle
  • Be an advocate for development best-practices across the organization

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years of:
    • Developing high-impact software solutions in a competitive environment
    • Experience working with full-stack web technologies and Python
    • Experience architecting cloud-native solutions with AWS best practices and modern infrastructure (microservices, kubernetes, ECS, Lambda, IaC)
  • Strong track record of interfacing with customers and stakeholders to define requirements, propose solutions, and support your products post-launch
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Passion for mentoring others and developing more junior engineers


Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents. Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

Washington Base Pay Range
$198,824$291,608 USD


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.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.