Senior Software Engineer, Open XR at Unity (Austin, TX)
Develop the tools for creators to build incredible things
Developing the Unity platform means designing, building, testing, and maintaining new features and products that enable artists, modellers and developers to create rich and interactive content. We are driving the future of how content is created and experienced.
At Unity, we are passionate about the new creative avenues that AR and VR bring to our developers. With that, we are investing heavily in these futures, from integrating third party hardware to developing mechanisms to allow developers to easily take advantage of these new platforms. By joining the XR Foundations team, you will be working on one of the most popular game engines helping to integrate groundbreaking AR and VR technologies and devices. You will be directly involved in partners that are eager to see their platforms running experiences powered by Unity.
As a member of the XR Engineering team, you will help bring new AR and VR platforms and features to Unity. While working in a collaborative group environment, you will be provided opportunities to help learn and continue growth in programming. If you have a passion for the XR space and want to help achieve its full potential, Unity should be the next stop in your career!
What you’ll be doing
- Working individually or within a small group to integrate third party SDKs for next generation hardware and software platforms
- Implementing new technologies and features into the Unity engine that support AR and VR
- Daily writing of fast maintainable code in C++ and C#
- Writing automated tests around new or existing functionality; partnering closely with embedded QA to establish standard methodologies, investigation of issues, and quality of code written
- Participate in ongoing meetings with 3rd party partners for project planning, status meetings, QA updates
- Computer Science degree or equivalent experience and software development experience
- Advanced C/C++ skills, C# development experience
- Passion to learn and grow and is able to quickly adapt to new technologies and tasks
- Performance-minded development and cross platform development experience
- 3D Math understanding
- Prior development experience with AR/VR runtimes such as OpenXR, Oculus, WinMR, Magic Leap, etc.
- Methodical and investigative disposition
- Experience using Unity’s engine and tool
Life at Unity
Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.
The company’s 1,800+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than five billion times per month in 2020. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.
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