Senior Technical Lead (VR)

Labster - Expires on Jan 07, 2019
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Indonesia
  • Bali
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 6+ years
  • Expat and local
Function
IT
Job Category
Information Technology / IT
Salary
Attractive

Job Description

About Labster

At Labster we are dedicated to empowering the next generation of scientists to change the world. Our goal is to develop fully interactive software that makes learning both engaging and effective, and to make it accessible to as many students as possible. We are partnering with major publishers and other EdTech companies and just recently announced our partnership with Google.

We govern ourselves by using a flat-hierarchy system called Holacracy that is focused on roles, collaboration and distributed leadership. We believe in flexible work hours and a good work-life balance, and while we love to achieve great things via concentrated work, it’s incredibly important for us to have happy and engaged team members.

In Bali we are a team of approximately 30 software developers grouped into several circles and sub-circles. Some of the technologies we are currently working on include but are not limited to: VR, building complex game/simulation editing tools and an advanced learning analytics dashboard, as well as scaling our DevOps server architecture to reach millions of students. To achieve our goals, our stack includes C#, Unity3D, Python, AWS etc.

Your mission

We are currently looking to hire  a  technical leader who will lead and support the  team of Unity software engineers in Bali. As a Senior Unity Lead you will guide a team and take care of their professional growth by mentoring, coaching and implementing modern software engineering practices. You will also support and collaborate with other cross-functional teams at Labster. You and your team will dive deep into technical challenges, proactively propose solutions and drive the change across the team and when needed, the whole organization.

Job Requirements

Leadership
  • Represent the Unity team towards the other Product teams
  • Question, evaluate, challenge and assess team members activities
  • Mentor, coach and guide team members to enable their growth at Labster 
  • Conduct quarterly and yearly performance interviews with Unity team members
  • Working closely with other teams e.g. Content Development and Art teams in order to detect and resolve tensions
  • Enable knowledge transfer between cross-functional teams and establish “best practices” by facilitating and initiating clear and efficient communication
Technical
  • Establishing new way to continuously improve functioning of Unity team according to Agile and Holacracy practices
  • Engineering cutting-edge, innovative educational gaming technologies integrated into Unity3D
  • Participate in designing and developing new features for our highly popular virtual laboratory simulation and gamified education platform
  • Driving improvements to our coding practices (such as test-driven development practices)
  • Contributing product ideas and working within the Product team to help refine product features and requirements
Requirements
  • You possess excellent and proven leadership experience
  • You possess a high level of empathy together with great communication skills 
  • You have experience with recruitment (conducting interviews, creating tests etc.)
  • You understand importance of continuous feedback and recognition
  • You are developer at heart hence you have a solid understanding of algorithms, design patterns, and best practices
  • You have the ability to work in close collaboration with a team in an ambitious and fast-paced environment
  • You are proficient in designing, developing and maintaining applications using C#
  • You have a tendency to propose smart yet simple solutions
  • You have a MSc in Computer Science OR equivalent work experience
  • You have experience with Unity3D or similar game engines
  • Previous experience with WPF or in the development of domain specific languages is considered a plus
  • You have experience working with Agile methodologies (also regarded as a plus) 
What do we offer?
  • We provide a friendly and productive work environment with fun, smart, open-minded international people
  • You will have the opportunity to take a part in very exciting projects and to  work for a company with a noble vision
  • We provide a competitive salary together with company warrants
  • You will have a chance to live in a beautiful island of Bali
  • We will provide you relocation package and visa sponsorship

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