Senior SDK Engineer (Star VR)

Programming – Paris

Are you a senior software engineer with significant experience in SDK and framework development and a passion for virtual reality technology? If so, we are looking for someone like you to develop the core tech for StarVR software stack and application platform. Also please visit www.starvr.com for more information our VR headset.

This role requires someone who is experienced with modular software architecture and SDK and API development with a history of delivering high quality, highly performing products. Ideally you will also be a gamer or game developer yourself who enjoys VR games and understands the market. You should be familiar with VR application development such as Oculus VR, Steam VR, OpenVR, OSVR. You should also be familiar with game engine integration of such VR SDKs, as well as hardware specific features such as nVidia VRworks and AMD Liquid VR. You also should be familiar with the various positional tracking solutions as used in VR.

The primary responsibility of the senior developer is to be committed on the development of the SDK & Tools within the agreed upon scope and schedule by the management team. Qualified candidates need to be a self-starter and able to operate in a highly dynamic environment.

The ideal candidate:

  • An expert in C++ development under Windows using Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Have a good knowledge / experience of the development of middleware SDK or low-level software connected with specific hardware (StarVR headset)
  • Have a good knowledge / experience of 3D engine development in C++ (Unreal, ...)
  • Have already used high end Virtual Reality SDK (OpenVR, Nvidia VRWorks, ...)
  • Have a good knowledge / experience of mathematical concepts (linear algebra, quaternion, filtering, ...)
  • Like to design and write clean, readable and documented code in an agile context with continous improvement and changes in specifications.
  • Are able to work in a team of developers
  • Are used to work with continous integration tools like jenkins, github
  • Familiar with scripting programming languages (dos, python, ...) used for builds and automatic tests
  • Is able to speak french and understand spoken french.

Responsibilities:

  • Work hand-in-hand with the key stakeholders and developers using the SDK
  • Support overall engineering and architecture effort of the SDK & Tools group
  • Write elegant, maintainable, reusable code, leveraging test driven principles to develop high quality applications
  • Troubleshoot and resolve software defects and other technical issues
  • Act as a mentor and subject matter expert within the company and developer community
  • Review individual developer's code in the team to ensure highest code quality in the SDK & Tools

You have around 7 to 10 years of proficient experience working on software products. You have experience engineering software from concept to ship in agile environment and an extensive experience with API design and SDK architecture. Preferably you have a BA/BS degree and you possess excellent communication skills in English, both spoken and written.

Still reading? Good because here comes the good part of this job ad:

We offer you a position at a dynamic and rapidly growing company where we live and die by gameplay. While we grow, we want you to grow with us and to evolve in your professional development and make our games kick-ass within the gaming industry.

Sounds good? Then we can’t wait to see your CV and meet you.

We recommend you to apply as soon as possible; selection and interviews are held continuously. Send your application with a resumé, portfolio and a personal letter in English. All applications must include a resumé and personal letter to be considered.

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Why work at Starbreeze?

  • Producer Centric Organization

    The organisation is build around, and with, the production team in the center, surrounded with the other departments to enable the creation of kick-ass games.

  • In the forefront of technology

    Developing games and hardware for VR, do we need to say more?

  • Bank robbers, zombies, who knows what's coming next...

    We take ownership of the IP's we work with and have the future lined up with the worlds largest brands in production.

Culture... or is it a lifestyle?

Do you recognise yourself in the following description? If so you could be one of us!

Team Oriented – we value trust and openness; clear communication and the team result trumps the individuals performance.

Ownership – we are committed to delivering excellence, including holding ourselves and others accountable. We get sh*t done.

Solution Minded – we always present solutions, based on analysis of identified problems.

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