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Senior Software Programmer, Developer Relations

Epic Games

Cary, NC 03-18-2024
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  • Full Time
Job Description
Senior Software Programmer, Developer Relations (Simulation/Physics)


What We Do

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

What You'll Do

We're looking for a Software Programmer to help bridge Unreal Engine end users from various industries, locations, and levels of experience, with Epic's development team. The ideal candidate is an senior C++ programmer, with experience in real-time applications who is customer focused, and has excellent communication skills.

In this role, you will
• Engage licensees in-person, via video, or over email to achieve the best possible results
• Provide programming consultation to Unreal Engine licensees as they navigate difficult problems
• Write well documented and optimized code for fixes and feature improvements
• Debug, review and analyze minor and major development issues including but not limited to bugs, crashes and runtime performance challenges
• Work with customers and technical partners from multiple industries to ensure future releases of Unreal Engine continues to meet their needs
• Drive the creation and development of knowledge sharing resources including live presentations, whitepapers, tutorials and knowledge articles
• Provide mentorship and coaching to team members

What we're looking for
• Senior level experience developing and debugging with C++ in multi-threaded applications
• A strong foundation in classical mechanics, real-time simulation, 3D math, data structures and algorithms
• Professional experience working with real-time physics simulation software (IE - Chaos, PhysX, Havok etc) or expertise in related subject subject matter
• Strong written/verbal communication skills including the ability to give technical presentations to audiences with of varying technical backgrounds
• A creative problem solver with a passion for helping other developers
• Self-motivated individual who will take ownership of the technical relationship with developers and work proactively to reduce friction and improve processes
• Professional experience with UE4/UE5 is an asset
• Shipped titles with responsibilities in simulation or physics is an asset

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

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

$207,107 - $303,757 USD

California Base Pay Range

$182,255 - $267,307 USD

Washington Base Pay Range

$173,970 - $255,156 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-gxe65z-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $194,681 to $285,533 Per Year ($ 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.