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XR Developer, Associate

Company: Leidos
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:


Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.
Join us and put your XR development skills into action! The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented XR Engineers to work in one of our state of the art Leidos Software Factories in Charlottesville, VA. In this role, you will join dynamic Agile software teams that are singularly focused on providing world-class solutions to our customers in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive atmosphere. You will be intellectually challenged and provided with a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and fun environment.
Primary Responsibilities
Collaborate with the team members to design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug XR applications using modern XR development frameworks and open-source tools

Communicate effectively with clients to obtain and synthesize requirements

With guidance from the senior members of the team, design, build, and test user interfaces and experiences for XR software deployed on a variety of XR hardware, from wearables to tablet devices

Work closely with program SMEs, project team, and other developers

Use Agile development tools such as Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, GitLab, and Git to manage work and collaborate with your teams.

Execute development tasks and work to improve performance metrics.

Develop maintainable code or design artifacts that matches specification.

Continually evaluate and apply best practices to facilitate continuous improvement across teams

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, User-centered design, Visual and interactive design, or relevant field. Additional Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Experience with an industry standard game engine like Unity, Unreal, or similar

Familiarity with C# scripting

Familiarity with XR/AR/VR/MR SDKs like MixedRealityToolKit

Familiarity with agile concepts and best practices

Excellent problem solving and analysis skills.

Self-starter that is able to work independently while possessing the communication skills to work effectively with software development teams and customers.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to obtain U.S. DoD Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with Unity

Experience with UI wireframing tools like Axure, Adobe XD, Balsalmiq, Figma, Miro or similar

Knowledge of a version control system (eg. Git)

Familiarity with 3D modeling software like Blender, Maya, 3DSMax, Inventor or similar

Familiarity developing Universal Windows Platform (UWP) applications, particularly for wearables

Familiarity with developing mobile applications

Familiarity with using cloud services like AWS or Azure

Active DoD Secret security clearance

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Keywords: Leidos, Charlottesville , XR Developer, Associate, IT / Software / Systems , Charlottesville, Virginia

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