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Senior Web Engineer

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering
Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

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 INFRASTRUCTURE

What We Do

We enable Epic’s online services teams to build, deploy, and manage services that are used by more than half a billion players around the world. Our mission is to provide world class tools and platforms to improve the experience of our developers and make it easier, faster, and safer to build, operate, and scale their applications. We operate at massive scale as one of the largest cloud computing users in the world.

What You'll Do

Web Engineers at Epic impact a diverse set of initiatives from end to end ranging from the Epic Games Store to Fortnite social experiences. We also build a variety of products that support other developers, from internal initiatives to third party teams worldwide. These include web portals for core platform services, marketplace and eCommerce applications, and beyond.

In this role, you will

  • Apply extensive hands-on experience in developing scalable web applications, including making strategic architectural decisions, evaluating and implementing programming languages and frameworks
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of industry-standard web engineering practices throughout the entire development lifecycle, encompassing coding standards, rigorous code reviews, version control, automated testing, seamless deployment processes, and proactive monitoring
  • Effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels, including users, technical teams, and management, to gather requirements and articulate technical solutions and features in a clear and concise manner
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional team members to evaluate technical feasibility, experiment with emerging technologies, and explore innovative design approaches, fostering an environment of creativity and collaboration
  • Mentor and empower other engineers, providing guidance and support to foster their professional growth, ensuring alignment with best practices, coding standards, and project objectives, while cultivating a culture of continuous learning and improvement within the engineering team

What we're looking for

  • Passion for crafting secure, scalable, and highly available web applications
  • Experience architecting and leading innovative, complex web projects
  • Experience collaborating with a variety of strategic stakeholders to bring a product vision to life
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript, Typescript, React, Node.JS, and GraphQL
  • Understanding of Java or Python
  • Experience in collaborating with design teams to design, document and build design systems for scalable and consistent user interfaces
  • Experience with cloud technologies (we use AWS)
  • Understanding of relational and NoSQL databases

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 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.

ABOUT US

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.