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Senior Programmer, Video Streaming

Epic Games

Toronto, ON 08-24-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

We support all media within the Epic ecosystem E2E, from back-end services to client implementation. We build and support media players for EOS SDK, Unreal Engine and native outside these ecosystems.

What You'll Do

You will be part of Epic's Media Services team and work closely with Fortnite gameplay engineers and designers to implement media features that entertain and engage our players. It won't just be Fortnite though. You will have a chance to work on a variety of projects across Epic Games as well.

In this role, you will
• Focus on media implementations across Epic projects
• Implement Proof of Concept implementations of features and partner integrations for product evaluation
• Support live media events
• Design systems for large scale features
• Build tools for QA and other lateral groups as needed

What we're looking for
• Familiarity with streaming media technologies (e.g. codecs, DASH, HLS, players, backend technologies)
• Advanced Python and C++ programming (i.e. templates and C++17/20 skills)
• Advanced debugging skills
• Bonus points for Unreal Engine ecosystem experience (media pipeline knowledge a huge bonus), web standards (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, DOM) and familiarity with backend services from AWS and Akamai

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvnw8j-18-208-132-74-42 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.