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Epic Games

Lead Web Engineer (Epic Online Services)

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Epic Games
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Helsinki

What makes us Epic?

At the core of Epicโ€™s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether itโ€™s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, weโ€™re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. Weโ€™re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

Online Engineering at Epic

What we do

Driving the plug-in power behind Unreal Engine 4. We bridge connections for licensees and our own internal game teams to online services. This allows games like Fortnite to utilize a combination of platform online services as well as Epicโ€™s own online services to build cross-platform online features. Login, parties, voice chat, matchmaking, purchasing, cloud storage, and analytics are just a few examples of online features that our Online Game Services team helps games utilize.

What youโ€™ll do

Weโ€™re looking for a Lead Web Engineer to join the Epic Online Services (EOS) team to work directly on our Developer Portal project and the backend services that support it. In this role, you'll lead the project with focus on the backend and help to grow the team around it.

In this role, you will

Own the full service delivery process of React/Node.js web apps - architecting systems, configuring development environment, setting up CI/CD and automated testing, provisioning AWS, configuring monitoring tools, communicating with other teams and planning the integration of variety of internal services into Developer Portal and admin interfaces.

You will also:

  • Lead a team to establish shared practices and development standards
  • Review Developer Portal systems architecture, identify areas of improvement, plan and initiate corresponding work
  • Facilitate collaboration of the Developer Portal team with other Epic teams
  • Manage backlog of bug fixes, feature requests and system enhancements
  • Participate in active development and maintenance of the existing codebase
  • Proactively research new web technologies
  • Enhance CI/CD pipeline for Node.js applications to make it fast and replicable
  • Develop internal dashboard tooling with React

What weโ€™re looking for

  • Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.
  • Experience leading a team
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript, Node.js and experience in architecting systems
  • Mindset of writing well tested code, including unit-testing, integration testing and end-to-end testing
  • Focus on service maintainability and security
  • Understanding authorization and authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, JWT)
  • Experience of working with SQL databases
  • Experience writing front-end applications (we use React)

Nice to have skills

  • Knowledge of TypeScript
  • Experience of working with AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible

Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life

We pay 100% for benefits for both employees and dependents. We offer free drinks and snacks every day, lunches (2x/week), life insurance, accident insurance (at work and leisure), supplemental medical, dental insurance, public transportation, annual celebrations and game nights for employees and family members.

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.