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Principal VR Programmer – VR / AR – Germany

Location: Staufen, Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago


Job Title – Principal VR Programmer – VR /AR – Germany

Job Location – Staufen Germany

Job Type – Permanent

Salary – Exceptional plus benefits

Job ID – 18218

OPM are delighted to be working with a brand new client from the Scientific Industry looking to utalise the experience and creativity of a Games Developer.


The client is looking to create a Social VR Platform for the Scientific Community and Industry. Joining them, you will be a part of the creation of a first-ever VR/AR World of Science and Technology experience; a collaborative Virtual and Augmented Reality gaming platform between industry leading scientists and universities.


If you are interested in pushing the boundaries of VR and AR through Science and Technology with a gamification element, this may be the opportunity for you!

As the Principal VR Programmer you will be helping  in creating fun and engaging game systems to thrill a whole new audience of scientists.


  • Lead a team of programmers to develop the vision and drive technical excellence
  • Evaluate and upgrade the technical skills of engineers on the team
  • Serve as an active partner in the VR team’s leadership
  • Implement gameplay systems in a self-organizing, interdisciplinary team
  • Write and maintain technical design and software system documentation
  • Analyse and optimise systems as required



  • Strong C++ knowledge
  • Former experience in leading a team of programmers
  • Ability to design and communicate gameplay systems to a team
  • Experience with 3D Game Engines
  • Self-sufficiency
  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a similar discipline (i.e. Physics, Math, EE, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Englis
  • Unreal Engine 4 development experience or
  • Experience working on multiplayer games in general, ideally on a MMO are a huge plus
  • Performance optimization skills
  • Experience in client / server architecture as well as implementing multiplayer gameplay
  • Knowledge of database development (MySQL, Oracle, … )
  • Familiar with: JSON, XML, JavaScript, and/or Python

Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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