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Senior Engineer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 02-23-2024
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  • Full Time
Job Description
PROGRAMMING - GAMES

What We Do

Unreal projects have been leading the pack of real-time entertainment with our constantly growing team of programming experts. We're always improving on the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

Today, we are growing the team that is forging the first adventures in LEGO Fortnite, blending the engaging and welcoming Fortnite universe with the creativity and playfulness of LEGO. We're looking for a Senior Online Programmer for the Persistence team within LEGO Fortnite to craft highly reliable, high throughput, low latency software to communicate with many services at scale. The Persistence team is a collaborative environment, and a successful candidate will help to foster an open, supportive culture in which everyone can be successful and be their authentic self. Learn more at https://dev.epicgames.com/ *Please leave it in two paragraphs

In this role, you will
• Architect features related to Lego Fortnite's Persistence Systems
• Interface with various backend service endpoints to load and save persistence data
• Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to understand their data storage needs and provide solutions that meet their requirements
• Integrate feedback from our various consumers of the Persistence System and evolve and improve existing features
• Identify opportunities to improve the performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness of our data storage systems

What we're looking for
• Prior experience developing online systems and working with backend services
• Proficient in C++
• Previous Game Development experience
• Experience with client/server architecture, replication, and RPCs
• Proficiency in writing highly asynchronous real-time code
• Excellent communication skills including the ability to provide, solicit, and accept feedback constructively
• Experience tracking down and debugging live service

This role is open to multiple locations in North America (including CA, NYC, & 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).

New York City Base Pay Range

$211,514 - $310,221 USD

California Base Pay Range

$198,824 - $291,608 USD

Washington Base Pay Range

$198,824 - $291,608 USD

British Columbia Base Pay Range

$184,796 - $271,033 CAD

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-rj0501-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $211,514 to $310,221 Per Year ($ 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.