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Job Description

We are now looking for a Plugin Developer / Tool Engineer (Game Engines) to join Gleechi's team in downtown Stockholm.

At Gleechi, you will be part of pioneering work to solve one of the most challenging questions in the virtual reality industry: how to realize natural interactions between humans and computers in virtual environments. You will be part of our highly diverse and startup-minded team of VR developers, ML engineers, product engineers, and business heroes, and have the opportunity to join us in the accelerating stage of a startup that received a major funding to accelerate growth internationally. You will report directly to our CTO as a part of the team that keeps full responsibility of Gleechi’s interaction technology as a product.

We want you to take the technical lead on building game engine plugins and tools that will allow Gleechi to make the next big step on its path to becoming the standard solution for hand interaction in any virtual space, including virtual reality training, virtual reality games, and stroke rehabilitation.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Take responsibility of plugin integrations of Gleechi's VirtualGrasp engine into third party engines (such as, but not limited to Unity and Unreal).

  • Write, optimize and test your integrations in various programming languages (such as C# for Unity or C++ for Unreal) with production code quality,

  • with a keen eye on usability, user experience and quality analysis.

  • Plan and communicate status updates together with your fellow colleagues as well as external clients.

  • Work closely with other algorithm developers and machine learning engineers in the R&D team, creating synergies and using best practices.

As part of a early-stage startup in a booming industry you will be part of a stock option program, meaning we will both share an awesome journey as well as the success of the startup.

Skills & Requirements

What Skills you Should Have:

  • Proficiency in Software Development and Programming Techniques.
  • Strong C++ or C# Programming skills, with motivation to improve or learn on these or additional useful programming languages (such as python).
  • Proficiency with 3D formats, frameworks, and APIs, including a good understanding of the underlying mathematics and linear algebra.
  • Strong sense, appreciation and interest of writing reusable code.
  • Clear communication skills (written and oral) and an ability to work effectively with a diverse and cross functional teams.

Other Beneficiary Skills for this Position:

  • Cross-platform proficiency (i.e. programming and deploying for Windows/Linux/Android).
  • Experience in user experience design for plugins oriented towards game developers.
  • Experience from deploying applications in the VR or gaming industry.
  • Experience with other 3D engines and how to create plugins for them (e.g. Maya (Animation), ROS (Robotics), Blender (Art/Animation)).
  • Industry experience in any of the areas above.

If this sounds like a description of you, please do not hesitate to apply with your CV and a cover letter in which you elaborate on how your profile fits the requirements.

Hiring Manager
Kai Hübner

About the company

At Gleechi, we want to enable humans to interact naturally with the digital world, and robots to interact like humans. We are a Stockholm-based startup coming from robotics research and the first in the world to enable artificial hand movement and interaction in real-time.

We collaborate with world-leading game and VR developers, we make it possible for stroke patients to interact with virtual worlds, and we enable robots to collaborate with people in hospitals. We're a small team based in central Stockholm that combines awarded entrepreneurs, top-ranked robotics researchers and experienced developers. The company was founded in the end of 2014 and since then we have been awarded the Super startup of the year by Veckans Affärer, won the European startup competition EIT Digital Idea Challenge and much else.

We got a ridiculously exciting time ahead and we'd love to get more awesome people onboard!

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