Full Time Job

Tools Lead, Foundation

Epic Games

Cary, NC 03-29-2024
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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

As a member of the UE Foundation Team, you will lead highly skilled engineers on an ongoing effort to improve our developer-facing toolset, champion code standards and quality, and improve iteration times . This is an exciting opportunity to make impactful changes that affect thousands of developers across the globe allowing them to develop products more efficiently.

In this role, you will
• Lead a team of build and development tools engineers, and partner with them on goals setting and planning deliverables
• Collaborate with software development teams to understand build requirements and implement efficient build processes
• Manage development and take accountability for delivery of developer tools
• Participate in active development, writing new features and supporting existing ones
• Be accountable for the quality, development practice and delivery of new technology
• Collaborate with other engineering teams and cross-functional groups within Epic Games, as well as with licensees to identify opportunities for future improvement
• Be a vision holder who will ''rally the troops'' and champion impactful change; Foster an environment of growth and empowerment for the team, in an effort to maintain team health

What we're looking for
• You will be highly proficient in C++ development and have an in-depth knowledge of modern C++ language and all its features
• Proficiency in C# required
• Strong understanding of build pipeline and automation tools
• You will have Windows development experience; any familiarity with other operating systems would be advantageous
• Effective communication and leadership skills required, as you will be leading a team of highly-skilled developers

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-gqjb91-3-227-240-72-42 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.