XR Software Engineer Unity – Augmented and Virtual Reality (m/f/d), Amsterdam

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At Qualcomm XR labs Europe, we’re a passionate team of engineers who want to change the world through virtual and augmented reality products and technologies. We develop state-of-the-art computer vision, deep learning, and graphics solutions to deliver ultra-optimized, power-efficient software and hardware to enable the intelligent perception of the world around us. The Qualcomm XR Labs Europe is rapidly expanding and seeking innovators who will create the new digital world. We’re hiring at any of the XR Labs Europe locations in Austria, France, Netherlands, and Spain.

Qualcomm’s XR team is seeking XR Software Engineer Unity to join a talented and innovative team developing the next generation of Augmented and Virtual reality (XR) technologies. The XR Software Engineer for Unity will drive the architecture, development and deployment of the Unity extension of the Snapdragon Spaces toolkit and other future toolkits. Organized according to the best agile methodology, our team is working on essential areas of extended reality for mobile and future platforms.

At Qualcomm XR Labs Europe we are creating the next generation of toolkits for XR devices that are optimized across hardware and software. In this role you can help create a product based on Unity’s 3D engine that other developers will use to create their XR experiences. Work with future XR devices ahead of their market introduction and help us wow the developer community.

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Roles & responsibilities

Responsibilities we’ll trust you with 

  • With other developers in mind define, implement and test new features in the Unity portion of the Snapdragon Spaces SDK 

  • Expose new functionalities from our perception team within the XR toolkit  

  • Work closely with product managers, partner managers and Unity experts on the customer and partner side to understand their requirements and with that directly influence the roadmap of Qualcomm’s XR software stack.  

  • Software development from design to coding and testing 

  • Build demo experiences and samples using Unity showcasing functionality of the XR toolkit to fellow developers and customers 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field. 

  • 3+ years’ experience with a programming language such as C, C++,C#, Java, Python, etc. 

  • Applied and proven experience in developing software in general, but especially for Unity (C#) 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A passion for software development, writing optimized code and using cutting edge technologies. 

  • Worked previously on VR or AR projects, having a solid background in game development or Previous experience with development for mobile platforms (Android, iOS) or head-worn devices (HoloLens, Magic Leap, Quest, HTC Vive) are a plus 

  • Background in computer graphics and associated math and or 3D render engines  

  • Experience in integrating and working with C++ libraries or OpenXR 


We offer

Excited about this role, but not sure if you meet 100% of the criteria? We would still like to hear from you and would welcome your application. 

The company language is English, and you will work together with an international engineering team to identify our users’ needs and implement modern web applications. Therefore, communication skills and the ability to work in a team are key to success in this role.

Equal Opportunities & Equal Pay:

We are an Equal Opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any protected classification.

What´s on Offer:

  • Be part of a world-class XR team researching and developing mobile Augmented and Virtual Reality enabling technology 

  • Understand and analyze requirements for perception systems for XR platforms 

  • See your contributions on industry-leading chips embedded in the next generation of AR and VR devices, smartphones, and robotics 

  • Salary, stock and performance related bonus 

  • Employer-financed pension schemes 

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program 

  • Relocation and immigration support (if needed) 

  • Mentor program for intensive induction and further training opportunities 

  • Subsidies for physical and mental well-being, e.g. fitness center, sports clubs, ski tickets and much more 

  • Hybrid working model 

  • Working in a modern office, located on the science park, the lively campus of the University of Amsterdam.

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