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Senior C++ Programmer, Video Streaming

Epic Games

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 - ONLINE

What We Do

We support all media within the Epic ecosystem E2E, from back-end services to client implementation. We build and support media players for EOS SDK, Unreal Engine and native outside these ecosystems.

What You'll Do

You will be part of Epic’s Media Services team and work closely with Fortnite gameplay engineers and designers to implement media features that entertain and engage our players. It won’t just be Fortnite though. You will have a chance to work on a variety of projects across Epic Games as well.

In this role, you will 

  • Focus on media implementations across Epic projects
  • Implement Proof of Concept implementations of features and partner integrations for product evaluation
  • Support live media events
  • Design systems for large scale features
  • Build tools for QA and other lateral groups as needed

What we’re looking for

  • Familiarity with streaming media technologies (e.g. codecs, DASH, HLS, players, backend technologies)
  • Advanced Python and C++ programming (i.e. templates and C++17/20 skills)
  • Advanced debugging skills
  • Bonus points for Unreal Engine ecosystem experience (media pipeline knowledge a huge bonus), web standards (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, DOM) and familiarity with backend services from AWS and Akamai

ABOUT US

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.

Location: Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Date found: 2022-11-03

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