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Experienced Unreal Developer

About Us

VRAI create data driven VR simulation training for hazardous environments. Our customers are leading organisations such as the Irish Defence Forces, the United Nations in Somalia and International Airlines Group (IAG) in Heathrow Airport.

We have created HEAT, Hazardous Environment Awareness Training. HEAT combines authentic virtual training environments with cutting edge data capture and analytics capability. HEAT allows organisations whose activities are Risky, Remote or Rare to train in a more authentic, memorable and measurable way.

We create shared value for our customers, investors, employees and community by adopting the ‘Triple Bottom Line’. We focus not just on profit, but also on people and the planet.

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced Unreal Developer to join our team working on our data driven VR simulation products. We also create bespoke VR experiences and all our work is delivered using Scrum/Agile methods. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Unreal developer who creates high quality software, and is a problem solver. We’re also happy to talk to experienced Unity developers who are keen to learn and work with Unreal.

Your Responsibilities

  • You will design and develop features and experiences, working in an Agile environment. You will be highly skilled writing code, using predominantly C++ and Unreal.
  • Delivery of product features and functions according to client requirements.
  • Design and development of applications and plugins for our production pipelines.​
  • Write efficient, maintainable, and well documented code according to best practice coding standards and procedures.​
  • Research and evaluation of new technologies and sustainable solutions in the VR/AI industry.​
  • Collaborate with teams of software developers, QA, content artists, project managers and designers on new features.​
  • Document and review technical designs with other software engineers

Candidate Requirement

  • 4+ years of professional games/simulation development experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar field.
  • Extensive experience with self-testing to minimise and fix issues
  • Expert knowledge of software development and best-practices
  • Experience as a software developer, in particular writing code for VR applications. ​
  • Solid knowledge in C++ and Unreal. Experience of Azure, React and working with data pipelines is a plus. ​
  • Knowledge of best practices in software development and Agile processes
  • Experience with VR and product visualisation
  • Ability to collaborate and work well as part of a results-oriented, remote team. ​
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative, determination, high quality output and excellent communication skills
  • Fluent English
  • Must be based in North East England

What We Offer

  • Health – including flexible office hours, remote working and team focus
  • Wealth – including share options and pension contributions
  • Growth – investment in and time for your personal and professional development including two quiet mornings per week (no communication unless you want it)
  • Sustainability – this runs through all that we do from looking at sustainable ways of working and how we create and manage data, to the projects we work on
  • Flexibility – including working hours that suit you, if that also meets the needs of the team and remote/hybrid working
  • Awesome, memorable and challenging work that makes a difference to the lives of end users
  • Competitive salary depending on your experience

VRAI International
PROTO, Abbott’s Hill
Baltic Business Quarter
Gateshead NE8 3DF