Principal Data Engineer
Posted on 10/4/2023
INACTIVE
Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Video game developer (makers of Fortnight)
Company Overview
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate
Education
Gaming

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$16.9B

Founded

1991

Headquarters

Cary, North Carolina

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-8%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

35%
Locations
Morrisville, NC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
SQL
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • Experience identifying data needs for business and shaping a data strategy in partnership with cross-functional partners
  • Strong analytical background with extensive hands-on experience shaping data models and data warehouses to answer business questions efficiently
  • Proven process builder within a data organization with a track record of influencing cross-functional teams and facilitating collaboration
  • Expertise in building and optimizing ETL and adjacent technologies (SQL, Python, schedulers)
  • Experience working with petabyte-scale data warehouses
Responsibilities
  • Build process and tooling to improve our data capabilities to answer business questions in a way that is efficient, repeatable, and scalable
  • Shape the roadmap of the data platform team to make sure we have the right technology in place to meet future demand
  • Partner with our data infrastructure teams to understand the pain points of the business and propose the right solutions to address them
  • Understand the requirements of the business with an analytics mindset and partner with data analyst teams to structure the data in a way that is both good for the end user and underlying systems
  • Influence cross-functional teams, including engineers, product managers, and data scientists to identify data opportunities, and represent them in a meaningful way
  • Elevate the team whether, through mentorship, process, or tools, this technical leader will be responsible for elevating the work of their team
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of the games industry is a plus but not required