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

Our ECOSEC team provides a safer experience for Epic's users. We work across multiple products and services to improve technology and craft transparent policies so our players and users can have positive experiences on our platforms.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a Senior Backend Security Engineer focused on Mobile to develop and improve our services and products that protect our services, products, and games. Your efforts will be critical to the success of Epic and the many creators who depend on it. The ideal candidate would have prior experience developing backend security services for mobile product ecosystems. This is an incredible opportunity to create a safe environment for millions of players and make a positive impact on the entire Epic mobile ecosystem.

In this role, you will

  • Directly contribute code and be a code owner for multiple services and code-bases

  • Collaborate with engineers, data analysts, and other developers to improve existing and craft new security processes specifically around mobile

  • Build and improve internal tooling at scale to protect the Epic mobile ecosystem

  • Follow best practices and proactively seek out opportunities to improve the security of Epic’s products and services

  • Proactively identify problems and solutions to ensure Epic’s mobile ecosystem is secure

  • Handle various real-time issues that may arise on online services and platforms

  • Leverage standards to unlock the network effect and follow industry best practice for mobile application security

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, with experience in mobile games and applications security

  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following programming languages in a security environment: C++, Java, Swift, or Go

  • Deep understanding of distributed systems and design patterns

  • Deep, technical understanding of application security, especially on mobile devices

  • Knowledge and experience developing methods to scan for vulnerabilities

  • Strong knowledge of AWS/Cloud infrastructure including code-as-infrastructure (e.g. Terraform)

  • Experience building & managing distributed systems, designing APIs and deploying services (e.g. Kubernetes)

  • Experience working in Go for backend services (also Java/Javascript/Typescript)

  • Experience working with big data analytics to solve, prevent, or monitor for problems

  • Knowledge and/or experience mitigating supply chain attacks


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.


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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