Full Time Job

Game Server Programmer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 09-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

What you will do:

As part of the server team, you will be innovating and pushing the limits of what's possible in multiplayer gaming while delivering the best experience possible for our players. You will problem-solve server performance and stability, and guide developers in creating new industry-leading features. Most importantly you'll work with a creative, energetic, and fun team to continue making Fortnite one of the most popular and engaging gaming experiences in the world!

In this role, you will
• Improve player experience by optimizing systems for latency, bandwidth, CPU usage, and memory
• Monitor live server data, problem-solving issues and making data analysis improvements along the way
• Architect and develop new features to enable continued growth
• Act as a bridge and subject matter expert between game developers and Unreal Engine networking tech
• Build tools and workflows to enable developer efficiency and autonomy

What we're looking for
• Experience shipping networked multiplayer games
• Excellent C++ skills, with familiarity with scripting systems like Blueprint, Lua, Python, etc.
• Experience in a cross-disciplinary development environment, with excellent communication skills.
• Familiarity with an existing game engine with an understanding of game networking concepts
• Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace, making trade-offs between usability, performance, and memory
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently
• Creativity in problem-solving and the ability to think outside of the established solutions
• Keen interest in games

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzn8z7-3-236-239-91-42 in your application.

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.