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Game Systems Programmer

Epic Games


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 You’ll Do

The Fortnite team is seeking Game Systems Programmers to build out exciting new challenges and rewards for our players. These systems will not only extend the possibilities in Battle Royale but form a foundation for experiences in the coming metaverse. Join us now and build the future! We will consider enthusiastic, driven coders at all experience levels.


  • Strong grasp of C++ / tech fundamentals
  • Talent for building robust, extensible, maintainable systems
  • Ability to fight through ambiguity and get stuff done
  • Ability or future potential to drive technical initiatives
  • Willingness to deep dive on metagame systems, not just moment to moment action
  • Enjoy working with cross-discipline, geographically distributed team

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Exposure to full stack development, from UI through backend
  • Experience or willingness to learn Java backend for player progression
  • Experience delivering tools to a design team
  • Profiling and optimization skills
  • Live service game experience / cool under pressure debugging live issues
  • Unreal engine experience
  • Enthusiastic Fortnite player


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 and profit share. 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.

Location: Cary,North Carolina,United States
Date found: 2022-11-03

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