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Senior Full Stack Programmer

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 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

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

Epic Games is looking for a Senior Full-Stack Programmer to join the Service Management Platform team to work directly on our service management platform based on Backstage. A Full-Stack role would mean working and owning the full-service delivery process of the platform - configuring development tools, setting up CI/CD pipelines and automated testing, provisioning AWS resources, configuring monitoring tools, communicating with other teams, and planning the integration of internal systems into the platform.

In this role, you will

  • Build features that ensure a convenient and consistent UI/UX interface for customers and partners
  • Improve and maintain an existing codebase
  • Develop microservices to support platform-specific functionality
  • Communicate with owners of Epic services to plan service integrations into the platform
  • Ensure monitoring coverage of applications
  • Enhance CI/CD pipeline for applications to make it fast and replicable
  • Develop internal dashboard tooling with React

What we're looking for

  • Experience in platform programming or in a similar software programming role.
  • Experience building and maintaining developer platforms/portals; Backstage is a plus
  • Experience with Node.js, TypeScript, and frontend frameworks such as React
  • Understanding of authorization and authentication mechanisms: OAuth, OpenID, JWTs
  • Knowledge of Javascript-oriented build tooling (webpack, ESLint, etc.), CI tools (GitHub Actions), IaC frameworks (Terraform), and cloud deployment stacks (Kubernetes, AWS)
  • Experience working with relational database-based services (Postgres), and with NoSQL database-based services (Elasticsearch)
  • Testing-oriented mindset: unit, integration, and end-to-end
  • Focus on service maintainability, automation, and security


We pay 100% for benefits for both employees and dependents and offer coverage for supplemental medical, dental, vision, critical illness, telemedicine, Life and AD&D, long term disability insurance as well as weekly indemnity (short term disability) and a retirement savings plan with a competitive employer match. In addition to the EAP (employee assistance program), we also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.


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.