Backend Engineer role at Epic Games in Cary

Epic Games in Cary is hiring a Backend Engineer

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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
Epic Games is growing and is looking for a Backend Engineer to enhance the ability for developers and creators to engage players in our ecosystem. 
What you'll do
Participate in the thoughtful evolution of Epic’s achievement platform offerings, defining and evaluating how the trade-offs we make affect players, developers and creators. Drive technical product excellence within the team, ensuring we are iterating quickly, shipping safely and have visibility into customer impact.


  • Build REST/RPC based services anticipating change and growth
  • Build high throughput event driven processes
  • Build workflows for managing partner assets
  • Operate what you build ensuring visibility in to the health of the system
  • Demonstrated experience successfully building distributed systems
  • Proven understanding of the limitations & strengths of different data stores
  • Applied knowledge of patterns for application resilience
  • Demonstrated experience with system health, monitoring, and troubleshooting for distributed systems

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 for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k, and profit-sharing.
All Epic employees can enjoy drinks, snacks, and lunches every day, free of charge in studios - and we offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love for our people.  Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical - we think our people are pretty awesome!