Mobile Platform Programmer

Epic Games Cary, NC

About the Job

We are looking for a generalist Platform Programmer passionate about writing world-class, AAA game engine platform support. You will be able to design and implement platform APIs, guide cross-platform API development, and create robust platform toolchains as required by the demands of a variety of both gaming and non-gaming related projects. If you're an experienced engineer looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute to our engine and feature development across multiple platforms, we want to talk to you!

In this role, you will

  • Implement and improve various low-level systems that interface with platform APIs, i.e. memory allocators (physical and virtual), file systems, input systems, graphics APIs, etc/
  • Analyze and continuously strive to solve and optimize problems related to a modern game engine (load times, memory usage and platform specific performance issues)
  • Make improvements to platform toolchains, i.e. compiler/linker support, deployment to device, SDK upgrades, platform specific data management tools, debugger integration, crash reporting, etc.
  • Support external customers


What we're looking for
  • Strong programming background and C++ knowledge.
  • 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
  • Experience with OS level systems on PC, console, or mobile
  • Well-versed in software engineering principles, especially API design
  • Familiarity with an existing game engine with an understanding of engine and editor concepts
  • Familiarity with development tools and profiling on modern systems, including PC, console, and mobile
  • Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace, making trade-offs between usability, performance, and power
  • Prior shipped projects with UE4 is a plus


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