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Mobile Platform Engineer (iOS)

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering
Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024


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 innovating to improve the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

The Fortnite Technology Team is looking for an experienced Mobile Platform Engineer passionate about creating world-class, industry leading game engine technologies, focused on iOS. You’ll work with the latest in Unreal software and mobile hardware offerings to design and implement platform APIs, guide cross-platform API development, and create robust platform support as required by the demands of Fortnite as we continue to grow in this market. If you're an experienced engineer looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute to our engine and feature development, we want to talk to you!

In this role, you will

  • Analyze and continuously strive to solve problems and optimize performance of Unreal Engine for AAA games, such as Fortnite, on modern iOS devices; this includes identifying solutions in such areas as:
    • Solving device-specific CPU and GPU performance and compatibility issues
    • Making improvements to platform toolchains, i.e. compiler/linker support, SDK upgrades, platform-specific data management tools, debugger integration, crash reporting, etc.
    • Improvements in low-level systems that interface with platform APIs, i.e. memory allocators (physical and virtual), file systems, input systems
    • Rendering performance and device compatibility in Metal, including the shader pipeline
  • Work with Apple to help drive the development of iOS as a game development platform
  • Collaborate with a variety of other Epic teams such as Fortnite mobile engineering to help them solve complex technical challenges in ways that move the stability and quality of our internal products forward
  • Help us embrace, support, extend, and enhance our engine for future mobile hardware

What we're looking for

  • 3+ years of professional experience working in iOS/Objective-C/C++ games or similar products
  • Solid experience with a broad range of engineering areas in shipping games or real-time visualization systems, with special attention given to low-level code and deep optimization
  • Proficiency with development tools and profiling on modern systems, including frame capture and profiling with engine-level and platform-specific tooling
  • Bonus points for experience with Unreal Engine on mobile platforms, especially in C++ using iOS SDK


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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