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Senior Software Engineer, Developer Relations

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering
Clark, NJ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2023


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


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 striving 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 with Epic’s development team. The ideal candidate is technically knowledgeable in C++ and engine development, is customer focused, and has excellent communication skills. Another part of this role is being able to share your knowledge throughout not only Epic, but the industries that Epic contributes to as well. This includes technical presentations at conferences, creating tutorial and educational content for Unreal, and one on one mentorship with your teammates. The ideal candidate is technically knowledgeable in C++ and engine development, is customer focused, and has excellent communication skills.

In this role, you will

  • Provide engineering advice and direction to Unreal Engine end users as they navigate difficult problems
  • Debug, review and analyze minor and major issues including but not limited to bugs, crashes and runtime performance challenges
  • Work with technical partners from multiple industries to ensure their needs are met by future releases of Unreal Engine
  • Drive initiatives in the creation and development of knowledge sharing resources including tutorials and industry presentations
  • Consult with a diverse group of developers both online and face-to-face, sometimes including travel for on-site support
  • Write well documented and optimized code for fixes, feature work, code reviews and other development oriented tasks
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to team members

What we're looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing and debugging in C++
  • Experience solving complex problems and helping other developers
  • Passion for helping other developers
  • Self-motivated individual who takes ownership of the technical relationship with developers and works proactively to reduce friction and improve process
  • Foundational knowledge of real-time simulation, 3D math, data structures and algorithms
  • Professional development experience shipping a project/title as a programmer/engineer
  • Experience working ‘under the hood’ on game engine systems such as physics, rendering, developer tools, mobile, and/or consoles.
  • Experience with UE4 is a plus

This role is open to multiple locations (including CA, NYC, and WA).

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
$122,260$179,314 USD
California Base Pay Range
$122,260$179,314 USD
Washington Base Pay Range
$114,924$168,555 USD


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

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