Sr. Data Engineer (R22975)

Epic Games, Inc.
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Job Description

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.



Driving the plug-in power behind Unreal Engine 5. 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 Epic’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.


Epic is looking for Data Engineers to join a growing team of data professionals who provide valued insights across all of Epic's games and the Unreal Engine. In this position, you will collaborate with Analysts, game development teams, marketing, and more, to develop ETL jobs and curated data tables that help drive reports, dashboards, and a self-service data pipeline.

In this role, you will

  • Design, build, and maintain all parts of the data pipeline to support gamer behavior analysis and device telemetry (requirements understanding, data enrichment, data modeling)
  • Build a deep understanding of our products and become the de-facto expert on all analytics data collected
  • Champion better cross-functional data integration efforts, both upstream and downstream
  • Evolve existing flink based streaming solutions to meet the growing demands of the business

What we're looking for

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a data-­driven information environment, designing and implementing analytic/data systems,­ ideally in a video gaming context
  • Detail­-oriented and comfortable working with requirements that are open-ended
  • Experience and familiarity with big data tools and services, such as Kafka, Hive, AWS, Hadoop, Presto, Spark, S3, Flink or similar
  • Ideal candidate has experience working with Kubernetes or similar containerized deployment model
  • Experience working in a cloud based environment, ideally familiar with the AWS toolset
  • Expertise in one or more programming languages (Kotlin preferred, Scala and Java beneficial)
  • Comfort with software development methodology around unit testing, performance tuning, integration testing, etc.
  • Experience in real-time data processing
  • Passion for video games and/or video game technology

Company Info.

Epic Games, Inc.

Epic Games, Inc. is a video game developer and publisher based in Cary, North Carolina. Founded and operated by Tim Sweeney, Epic MegaGames began operations in 1991 as Potomac Computer Systems in his parents' house in Potomac, Maryland. After releasing ZZT (1991), the company became Epic MegaGames, Inc. in early 1992 and brought on Mark Rein to run sales and marketing.

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