VR Engine Architect

Jun 20, 2024
Madrid, Spain
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Full remote
As a VR Engine Architect, you will help us deliver a high-performance, robust, and scalable platform, and scenarios to our customers
This is your chance to join a successful startup/ scale-up and shape the project's future. We are using Unity as the main game engine for our product and we are looking to refine and improve a scalable technical platform where our engine will be critical to enable us to create an amazing experience for our users.

What you'll be doing

  • Implementing game engine systems, tools and workflows for other developers and content creators, dependency management and quality checkers.
  • Driving and participating in conversations and decisions regarding the technical vision for the game engine with technical, product and content creator stakeholders
  • Evaluating new frameworks and tools that can be integrated into the existing engine without breaking previous implementations
  • Makes major architecture and tech decisions that support the product objectives, in coordination with the Technical Lead and Product Manager
  • Define and evangelize new designs, best practices and workflows to align the development team.
  • Identify bottlenecks in the development process and propose new ways to overcome them
  • Coach other developers and ensure alignment and consistency in the project
  • Ensuring code quality and best practices are applied in the team.
  • Spending time hands-on writing code and driving technical discussions and decisions within the circle.
  • Supporting the team to deliver on their commitments
We'd love to hear from you if…

  • 4+ experience with Unity3D. Deep understanding of Unity workflows and tools
  • Proficiency in business English communication skills is required.
  • You have been part of shipping multiple titles/ products preferably on VR platforms and tool packages using Unity3D
  • Experience operating a game during the production and post-production phase (Game as a service mentality)
  • You have a curious mindset and like to navigate all aspects of the project technical stack
  • Expert in C#
  • Excellent track record of building a high-performing engine and tooling for game designers and content creators
  • Strong understanding of game programming patterns
  • Directing performance optimization including CPU and GPU performance, memory, streaming, and build processes
  • Knowledgeable in refactoring and optimizing when it’s appropriate
  • Excellent code review skills
Bonus skills

  • Experience with gamified education
  • Experience in at least one aspect of game technology development (audio, 3D, animation, gameplay, UI)
  • Experience of working with VR
  • Understanding of CI processes and product release cycle
  • Experience with Azure
  • Experience with DevOps
  • Experience with Web development
Why Labster.

We are Labster. Creators of virtual science lab software that makes learning engaging, effective and accessible to as many students as possible. We exist to empower the next generation of scientists to change the world.
In the same way our technology empowers students, we thrive on an autonomous and innovative culture, ensuring that your work fits into your lifestyle.
We encourage individual expression, boldly challenge how it’s always been done, and foster learning, creativity, and growth. How you work is in your control, balanced by the comfort of access to like-minded, inspiring people, when you need it.

What’s in it for you?
  • Be a part of making science accessible and engaging to the world’s future scientists
  • Generous parental leave policy with a phased return to work program
  • Work with flexibility
  • Unlimited paid vacation (which we encourage you to actually take!)
  • Learning budget & freedom to decide what you learn!
  • Company-wide equity program
  • Opportunities to travel and meet your colleagues from around the world!
  • Access to free 1:1 therapy sessions and other mental health and wellbeing support tools through a membership with iFeel
  • Opportunity to get involved with our Women In STEM and LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Groups

Our commitment to you.

Labster is committed to select the best available candidate for every open position, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, marital status, ethnic origin, age, disability or geographical location. At the same time, we aim to provide all team members with the opportunity to develop long- term careers appropriate to their abilities and ambitions. Labster is also committed to ensuring that recruitment procedures are fair, objective, impartial, transparent, and are applied consistently 
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