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Principal Engineer

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering
Clark, NJ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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 the Tech Lead for the Cloud Infrastructure Engineering organisation you will provide technical leadership and hands-on support for the teams in CIE, who look after the underlying core services of the developer platform, such as Kubernetes, Vault, authn/authz, networking, and both on-premise and cloud hosting. As a customer-centric engineering organisation, you’ll work closely with our customers and the product team to ensure our services are aligned with their needs, and help shape the roadmap for the team. You will set and define engineering best practices in the organisation, and work across Core Tech to ensure alignment with other parts of the organisation.

In this role, you will

  • Support and mentor the other engineers in CIE, providing technical direction and support
  • Help lead the strategy and vision for CIE, ensuring our goals are aligned with the rest of the organisation
  • Develop high quality, stable code for use in infrastructure automation
  • Write and publish RFCs, High Level Designs and developer documentation
  • Problem solve at every layer of the technology stack
  • Participate in bottom up planning around release schedules, workload and priority
  • Design for privacy, security, compliance, high availability, performance and resilience across all web services and infrastructure capabilities

What we're looking for

  • In-depth experience in Golang, particularly in relation to infrastructure automation
  • Extensive knowledge of working with AWS and Kubernetes solutions like EKS
  • Experience with and a strong understanding of networking
  • Experience with products like Vault for secrets management, and automation of infrastructure components
  • Experience with authentication / authorization technologies

This role is open to multiple locations in the UK.


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.

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