Full-Time

Lead Platform Programmer

Epic Games

Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Video game developer (makers of Fortnight)

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate
Education
Gaming

$188,645 - $276,680

Discretionary Incentive Programs

Senior

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Requirements
  • Management and technical leadership experience
  • Experience with Unreal Engine (UE4 or UE5)
  • Experience in a broad range of programming areas on shipping games or real time visualization systems
  • Experience with deep optimization and workflow improvements
  • Well-versed in software programming principles
  • Experience in a cross-disciplinary development environment with excellent communication skills
  • Fearless attitude to making deep and profound changes to an existing engine to provide paradigm shifting improvements that change the world
  • Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace, making trade-offs between usability, performance, and robustness
Responsibilities
  • Manage a tight knit group of Platform developers and ensure a healthy, sustainable, productive environment
  • Work closely with production to balance the broad capabilities of the team with project needs and timelines
  • Lead a team to design and implement new engine runtime features for the game, and the Unreal Engine itself
  • Lead a team to design and implement APIs and supporting tools as required by the demands of the project
  • Analyze and optimize both memory and performance in systems that have to scale from high-end to mobile systems
  • Collaborate with other teams and disciplines across Epic
  • Contribute to the broader design and implementation of the whole project

Epic 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. 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. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$15.4B

Headquarters

Cary, North Carolina

Founded

1991

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

3%

2 year growth

37%

Benefits

Health coverage - 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match and profit share

Robust mental well-being programs & free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents

Unlimited PTO & sick time

Paid sabbatical