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Senior Software Engineer, Unreal Engine

Varjo is a Finnish mixed and virtual reality technology company. We are known for mixed reality that looks and feels just as real as the real world. Founded in 2016, Varjo is doing business in more than 40 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Helsinki and Washington D.C. And the immersive computing revolution has only just begun.

Our team designs and develops hardware, software and services that are now a symbol of the highest quality across the industry. Varjo’s VR and XR solutions are already being used to train astronauts, design vehicles, and many more professional use cases across the world’s leading companies.

Our multicultural team consists of talents from all around the world, and our daily working language is English. We believe in the power of diversity – where different experiences, backgrounds, and ideas drive innovation and results. 


Job Description 

We have an ecosystem of partners that develop software for our mixed reality headsets on top of our APIs. In this role, you will help our team support developers, partners, and customers in utilizing our APIs and Unreal Plugin. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be the primary technical contact for our key partnerships and their go-to technical person during integrations. Experience in real-time graphics or game engine development ensures you're up to the task.

Our team currently consists of one senior software engineer, Samuli Jääskeläinen, who is looking for a colleague to work with on projects for cool clients like Volvo, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and the US Air Force. You will also collaborate internally with a variety of teams, ranging from engineering to sales.

This is a full-time position located in Helsinki, Finland. Commuting from other cities in Finland is a possibility we can discuss and support. If you're based elsewhere at the moment, we will gladly help with relocating to Finland and make your move to the capital of the world's happiest country as smooth as possible.


What You’ll Be Doing

  • Working with engine partners and customers using Unreal, helping them to integrate and use Varjo API
  • Assisting external developers to use our SDK & APIs, and help resolving any developer-related support questions
  • Creating example and showcase assets using Unreal utilizing our latest hardware and software features 
  • Technical Product Management of our APIs: Turning partnership requests into requirements for R&D.
  • Profiling applications and looking for solutions to optimize their performance 


Our Expectations

  • Experience working with Unreal Engine with C++ and modifying engine source code
  • Experience shipping Unreal Engine applications or plugins
  • Fluent with C++
  • Team player, ability to perform in cross-functional teams and to share knowledge with others
  • Experience working with at least one modern graphics API (Vulkan or DirectX)
  • Our company language is English - thus good communication skills in English are required.
  • If you have previous experience or passion for VR/XR it is a big plus
  • Experience with Unreal Engine OpenXR runtime is a big plus


By Joining Us, You’ll Get


  • Opportunity to take part in creating the new state-of-the-art in virtual and mixed reality experiences.
  • A low-hierarchy culture with minimal bureaucracy and maximum opportunity for you to take charge of your work.
  • Flexible working conditions, competitive salary, and great benefits.
  • An international working environment with tons of opportunities to learn and grow with the company.
  • The possibility to select the tools and methods you want to use to do your job effectively
  • Premium employee medical coverage with life insurance and disability benefits
  • Office located right in the middle of downtown Helsinki

Ready to jump into the exciting world of VR/XR? Apply now. Please include your CV and a link to your LinkedIn profile.


Recruitment Process

Since we are approaching the holiday season the applications' review and first interviews will take place only at the beginning of August as the team will be away on holidays entire July.