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Epic Games

Lead Console Engineer

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Epic Games
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Cary, NC

What makes us Epic?

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.

Engineering at Epic

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

What you’ll do

We are looking for a Lead Console Engineer to join the Fortnite technology group. You will be leading a tight-knit and highly motivated group of people supporting our engine and feature development across multiple platforms. If you're a dedicated leader looking for the opportunity to help build the future of Fortnite using Unreal Engine, we want to talk to you!

In this role, you will

  • Lead Fortnite to an industry leading position taking full advantage of a diverse range of platforms, developing bleeding-edge technologies to raise the bar of what’s possible on modern consoles.
  • Coordinate a group of highly skilled individuals across relevant supporting areas.
  • Work with multiple teams to collaborate on and solve complex technical challenges.
  • Optimize engineering and content workflows across Fortnite, making improvements to Fortnite's development and release process across teams.

What we’re looking for

  • Professional game or engine development experience with modern C++ knowledge.
  • Deep technical understanding of console hardware and how best to optimize features and systems to take full advantage of available technology.
  • Knowledge of and experience using relevant toolchains, build systems, development tools and platform APIs.
  • Track record of leading development on tight schedules with complex technical requirements, ideally using the Unreal Engine.
  • Area focus and experience of rendering systems or game optimization are a plus.
  • Someone who is user-focused and solution-oriented, passionate, scrappy and innovative. These traits help drive success at Epic and influence everything we do.

Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k.

All Epic employees enjoy drinks, snacks, and lunches every day, free of charge - and we offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love we have for our people. Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical - we think our people are pretty awesome!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.