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Senior Language Test Engineer (SDET)

Epic Games

Epic Games

Quality Assurance
Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 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

The Quality Assurance team owns the testing process, risk management, and quality evaluation of all products and functions across Epic. Our team works closely with developers and production to ensure the best possible user experience for our community and customers.

What You'll Do

As a Senior Language Test Engineer at Epic Games, you will collaborate with developers, producers and QA engineers to create test maps in UEFN that help stress and find bugs in Verse, Verse API, and UEFN. You will partner with developers and QA to drive the test tools and automation efforts for the Verse programming language. We are looking for someone with an interest in and love of programming languages testing. In this role, you will be working on the test design, tooling and hands on implementation of how to test the Verse programming language, which is a new programming language created by Epic and designed for coding game experiences at metaverse scale!

In this role, you will

  • Build out and maintain the tools and frameworks for testing Verse language compiler and the tool chain (such as linker, assembler, debugger etc)
  • Help build new features / APIs before they ship and help shift quality left
  • Work closely with language implementation engineers to ensure an testability of code
  • Design and maintain the scripting interface to the Unreal Engine
  • Participate in design and implementation discussions and bring test engineering principles and best practices to the team.
  • Ability to investigate, triage and debug issues and independently work towards results

What we're looking for

  • Experience in testing programming languages
  • Proficiency in C++ and C#
  • Well-versed in test engineering and software engineering principles, especially around testability of code, comprehensive end-to-end testing, system testing and integration testing
  • Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace, ability to write high-performance reusable code
  • Ability to think creatively with a strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)
  • Experience working with or implementing lexical and syntactical analysis
  • Understanding of functional programming, object-oriented programming, and imperative programming
  • Strong understanding of programming language design and design concepts


Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 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. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents. Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.


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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