Full Time Job

Physics Programmer

Epic Games

Bellevue, WA 05-03-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Unreal-powered projects have been on the bleeding edge of real-time entertainment for over 20 years. Our team of engineering experts are always innovating to improve the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a Physics Programmer with a strong passion for physics and math to help implement new physics systems and maintain existing systems in Unreal Engine 5 and beyond. You will work closely with content creators and members of our engine team, building the world's premier game physics engine technology and helping to set a new standard in simulation.

In this role, you will
• Participate in the Implementation and maintenance of new physics systems within Unreal Engine focusing on the core physics engine tooling with an eye for performance optimization and scalability
• Maintain the existing physics engine and integration into the Unreal Engine
• Be expected to be forward-thinking with keeping up to date on current techniques, research, graphics data, hardware, etc.

What we're looking for
• Strong C++ knowledge and excellent math skills
• Master's or PhD in Computer Science required; completed coursework in games physics preferred
• Passion for physics and making physics work in the game world
• Exposure to other game physics engines such as Havok, PhysX, Bullet, etc.

This role is open to multiple locations (including CA & WA).

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren't limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic's generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

Washington Base Pay Range

$110,047 - $161,402 USD

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqjwn9-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $110,047 to $161,402 Per Year ($ USD)
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.