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Tools Programmer, Engine Ops

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
PROGRAMMING - 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 programming experts are always innovating to improve the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

The Engine Operations team is looking for a generalist Tools Programmer passionate about developing tools that allow for efficient development of the Unreal Engine and our First Party titles. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to design and implement new engine features and pipeline tools with little to no direction. You should have an endless list of ideas for improving the game development pipeline. You will make a direct impact on the productivity of others by developing user-facing tools for one of the leading game engines used by developers across the world.

In this role, you will
• Designing and implementing tools and engine features to improve workflows and iteration times
• Designing and implementing user interfaces
• Bug fixing and maintaining the existing suite of tools
• Analyzing and fixing common problems in a game engine such as load times, memory usage, and performance problems
• Supporting internal customers by answering their requests and questions

What we're looking for
• Excellent C++ skills
• Experience writing tools that improve the user experience and add value to game development or similar field
• Experience developing in a large codebase; ideally designing and implementing a tool from the ground up
• Well versed in software engineering principles
• Experience writing UIs with a toolkit such as WPF, QT, Slate (UE UI system)
• Familiarity with an existing game engine and editor concepts
• Familiarity with multiple platforms and/or Unreal Engine is a plus
• Demonstrated ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)

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-rb03py-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.