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.
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
As a Sr. Cloud Engineer, you will be working with a team of other Cloud Engineers on the Dedicated Server Platform team to develop, maintain, and enhance the Dedicated Server Platform. You will use your expertise to implement new tools and software, improve existing tooling and software, and work directly with customers to scope new features for our backend management platform.
Additionally, you will write, design, maintain, and implement user-facing APIs to support frontend development of user-facing applications. You will also help offer direct support to users of the Dedicated Server Platform by triaging, debugging and solving issues.
Activities will include designing, writing, implementing, testing, and debugging software packages and components primarily using Golang to develop and extend features for the Dedicated Server Platform, and provide constructive feedback to the design and development process for the team. You will also design, develop, and integrate industry leading distributed systems to directly support and benefit future development of Fortnite and other game titles. You will assist in technical code reviews to evaluate adherence of development standards and will coordinate with production, design, and users to meet technical and creative requirements.
In this role, you will
Collaborate with the Dedicated Server Platform team to design, code and maintain the automation platform that deploys, scales and manages Epic’s globally distributed fleets of dedicated game servers.
Design, code and maintain user interfaces that enabled game owners to easily view and manage their dedicated server fleets.
Work across teams to optimize reliability, performance, latency and efficiency of game server fleets.
Define, collect and report on service quality and efficiency metrics to drive continuous improvement.
Participate in on-call rotation and quickly diagnose, offer assistance, and fix any support issues that arise.
Mentor and train junior engineers on team standards and policies.
What we’re looking for
4 years experience with public cloud providers (AWS or GCP or Azure)
5 years experience working with RESTful services
2 years experience building RESTful services
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field plus 5 years of experience
Multiple openings available
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.
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
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!
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