Full Time Job

Engine Developer

Epic Games

London, United Kingdom 04-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Engine Programmer

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 , crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, or running cloud infrastructure for hundreds of millions of Fortnite players, 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, and now on the cloud too.

Engineering at Epic

What we do

The mission of the Unreal Cloud Services team is to help create the ultimate suite of content creation tools with native support for collaboration and cloud. We believe that the future of content creation is made of small, connected virtual teams coming together for projects that utilise tools to considerably simplify the process of creating high-quality content.

What you'll do

As an engine programmer in Unreal Cloud Services, you will work on the UE codebase to optimize performance on cloud hardware, integrate cloud technologies like pixel streaming and help teams building UE-based apps so they fully support running inside a cloud infrastructure.

Required qualifications:
• 8+ years of work experience minimum
• Well-versed in software engineering principles, especially API design
• Strong understanding of multithreaded systems and parallel / distributed architectures
• Broad knowledge of modern game engines architecture and technologies
• Experience working on the rendering sub-system of game engines
• Excellent C++ programming abilities
• Familiar with scripting languages like Python or JavaScript
• Solid knowledge of profiling and optimization tools
• Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace
• Fluent in English (spoken and written)

• BA in CS or equivalent
• Has worked in a fast-paced and autonomous environment like a startup
• Proficiency in one or more key game development disciplines such as physics, A.I., rendering, animation, networking, tools, core technologies
• Hands-on experience with Unreal Engine
• Experience with web services and APIs
Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games 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 and 2.5 billion friend connections. 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.