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Senior Game Systems Programmer

Epic Games

Cologne, Germany 05-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
ENGINEERING - UNREAL ENGINE

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 searching for an Engine Feature Programmer to help enhance and maintain Unreal Engine's media functionality. You will work directly with some of the brightest technical minds in the industry as we are expanding media functionality for all our games and clients.

In this role, you will
• Design and development media client features for our internal games and the Unreal Engine itself
• Implement and expand the media functionality between the client, engine and the backend
• Establish comprehensive developer toolsets to streamline the integration of media across gaming and film projects
• Assist internal customers in optimizing media integrations by identifying areas for improvement and provide technical guidance to design solutions for long-term maintainability
• Be forward-thinking to keep up to date on current techniques and research

What we're looking for
• Strong C++ knowledge and multi-threaded programming techniques; ability to code and architect various core engine systems
• Experience in designing and implementing performant and resilient network clients
• Proficient in implementing robust APIs for frontend and backend
• Experience with Unreal Engine - ideally with projects developed in UE4 or UE5 with thorough knowledge about Unreal Engine's Blueprint system
• Strong communication skills and proficiency in working with client engineering teams to develop and iterate on features/tools
• Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace, making trade-offs between usability, performance, and power.

This role is open to multiple locations in Europe.

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-r0k2v6-100-28-227-63-42 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.