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Senior Programmer Writer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 05-01-2024
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  • 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 Senior Programmer Writer to work with the Engine Operations team. This team is responsible for the support and maintenance of the build system's stream topology and core tools that Epic developers use every day. The team helps set the direction for best practices in software development processes across the teams which contribute to Unreal Engine. The team needs skilled Programmer Writers to help drive significant improvements to the development cycle of Unreal Engine with an impact that reaches every experience and product we ship. If you're a communicator with a programming background and a passion for helping others make their dreams and visions become a reality, join us today!

In this role, you will
• Develop, maintain, and document example code projects and command line scripting to demonstrate development tooling and processes
• Define and refine example code styling and development processes in partnership with other Epic teams responsible for developer-facing materials to ensure best practices, consistency, and clarity
• Create, edit, and maintain high-quality development tools documentation and instructional content for users
• Fix outdated documentation as the technology changes
• Work closely with our team of programmer writers, subject matter experts in engineering, design, product management, and professionals in related disciplines like Developer Relations, QA, and more
• Draft communications to highlight important news, updates, and alerts for users to get them excited about new features and apprised of important updates
• Help improve the workflows and end-user experience

What we're looking for
• Bachelor's degree (computer science, mathematics, or engineering preferred) or equivalent work experience
• Strong programming skills and knowledge of software engineering principles
• Technical writing and code documentation skills
• Experience with programming languages like C++
• Experience with command line tools and scripting
• Experience with using version control software like Perforce
• Experience writing, proofreading, and editing user and developer facing documentation
• Experience with web-based content creation tools and authoring tools, such as HTML, CSS, XML, Adobe Photoshop, or Illustrator
• Experience meeting multiple deadlines
• Familiarity with Unreal Engine or an existing game engine or real-time simulation

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-gm0m2x-44-210-83-132-42 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.