Pearson VR Developer in Brasov, Romania
One of our goals at Pearson is to help more people learn English and other languages, to enable them to make progress in their lives, whether that's to get a promotion at work, to move abroad to study or work or to earn a qualification. Mondly is part of our English Language Learning division. Mondly offers high quality online learning in English and 40 other languages to consumers across the world via its mobile and web apps, virtual reality and augmented reality products It has had 100 million downloads worldwide, offering professional and personal language learning in a combination of 1300+ different language pairs
This is an exciting time to join the Pearson Mondly team, as you can play a key part in shaping growth plans.
The VR Developer will have a unique opportunity to design and develop VR applications for the company’s line of spoken products. To be successful in this essential role you must have the desire and ability to learn new techniques and share your knowledge. You will need to demonstrate a passion for software development, software craftsmanship, and ability to perform in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment! Demonstrating your experience in the application of new technology to drive engaging consumer-grade applications in a learning environment comes naturally to you.
The VR Developer will have good knowledge of and experience in the use of new technologies and in the development of effective and engaging consumer applications. You will be part of an agile development team responsible for building innovative, high-performance, scalable native applications using the latest technologies and frameworks, and interacting with internal clients to determine requirements. Responsibilities will include research and development of new concepts, writing clean code for the new features and tools, creating the best interface for the user, and testing for perfection.
Design, develop, test, and deploy new features, product enhancements and improvements for our VR/AR applications
Play with C# and Unity 3D, growing one of the Core Products: Mondly VR
Create & execute strategy for our core products
Demonstrate ability to multitask, manage concurrent project efforts, and work with minimal supervision in a team environment
Collaborate with the product delivery team to ensure technical feasibility for new features and enhancements to the existing features
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
Scale the team processes; improving release pipeline, build automation and monitoring
Demonstrate excellent knowledge and understanding of continuous integration
Work with designers, developers, backend engineers and product owners to deliver an optimized product and exceptional user experience
Collaborate with product owners and UX designer to help create prototypes for new and enhanced features
Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
Peer-review the code written by others to spot problems and ensure quality of the product
Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
Promote a culture of partnership, teamwork, innovation and diversity, equity, and inclusion
Participate in and champion a highly collaborative, customer-centric, data-driven culture that challenges norms with a bias to action; support diversity of thoughts, experiences, and approaches to solve issues .
Qualifications & Skills
Degree (or equivalent) preferred ideally in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
Demonstrable C# programming skills and experience with Unity committed to fostering excellent developer practices & processes
A proven track record in designing apps or games and full-stack development (for mobile or VR devices)
Ambition, independence, and drive for quality and results
A strong communicator able to seamlessly collaborate with several different teams
A person who can recall & apply proven testing principles
Good software development experience that includes a proven track record of Unity 3D development
Strong object-oriented design, programming, and debugging skills
Experience with client-server architecture, built with REST principles
Experience with Git and/ or GitHub is a must
Experience with network client development, including consumption of web services, is desired
Experience with server-side API development is a plus
Strong debugging skills with the ability to code unit-test for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
Prior successful experience in online or related industry is desirable
Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
Robust decision making - based on evidence and data
Passion for education and learning
Possesses a global outlook and approach
Operates as a self-aware, effective team player
Experience of working and thriving in a global matrix organization is a plus
English language is a must, foreign languages a plus
Digital Transformer: Continuously improving and learning, able to identify and create real-time, iterative solutions to external or internal obstacles.
Understand the Business: Has/develops a knowledge of business and product strategies. Brings digital mindset and software development experience to bear in solving challenges and capturing opportunities.
Drive focus on learner outcomes: Understands and supports the delivery of learner outcomes and experience-led software development; leads teams able to embed efficacy when building solutions and approaches to implementation
Collaboration: Acts as a member of cross-functional leadership teams with minimal guidance. Partners closely with internal stakeholders.
Innovator: Investigates and validates new market and product opportunities based on emerging trends.
Organization: English Language Learning
Req ID: 5615