Unreal Engine/VR Developer at METECS (Houston, TX)

Unreal Engine/VR Developer at METECS (Houston, TX)

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Location: Houston, TX
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-09-15 05:01:07

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In this position you will be responsible for implementing and optimizing immersive, interactive virtual environments for collaboration, training, and simulation visualization. Responsibilities will include development of software to support integration with external simulations and real-time data sources, human interaction with the environment, and realistic rendering of complex scenarios. You will work collaboratively with team members to ensure the highest quality of the finished product. This role requires a candidate with a positive attitude and good interpersonal collaboration skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Active participation in development of requirements, specifications and creative design
  • Planning and implementing immersive functionality
  • Development of VR, console and mobile user interfaces
  • Transforming design ideas into functional scenes and code
  • Identifying and fixing code errors and performance issues


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a similar field
  • Previous experience developing immersive VR capabilities
  • Previous experience with C++ software development in Windows and Linux environments.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with console and mobile game development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Git and Gitlab experience
  • Web full-stack development experience
  • 3D modeling skills
  • Multiplayer development experience
  • Experience with Unity development
  • Experience with real time database applications
  • Experience with Node.js

Citizenship or lawful permanent resident required due to federal position

About METECS -

Founded in 2003, METECS is an engineering and applied technology company. We have a long history of providing high-fidelity simulation, software, robotics and analysis to NASA with contributions to the Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Orion, Lunar Gateway, and Artemis programs. Our customer base also includes clients from many other industries including agriculture, energy, construction, and sports marketing.

We are headquartered in Houston just outside the gates of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

Perks: Flex hours, casual dress, get to make history.

METECS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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