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Senior Unity SDK Engineer

At Varjo we create hardware and software experiences to fulfill our vision of immersive computing. The mixed reality experiences we are creating will empower each of us to be more creative and more productive. We are offering you an exciting position where you can see into the future and play your part in shaping it. When we are done, computers will look nothing like what they do right now.

Job description

Redefining computing by seamlessly merging virtual, mixed and traditional reality takes us on a path of working closely with a wide range of different 3D engines and with plenty of unsolved graphics engineering challenges.
You will be working as a part of our core engineering team focused on making our immersive computing platform work seamlessly with the Unity engine and tools. In this role you will focus on making Unity great for developers working with Varjo. You're days will be spent with tasks such as optimising our performance with Unity, exposing Varjo's unique capabilities to Unity developers or tailoring the Unity editor for use with Varjo. The work will impact how the future of immersive computing is created with Unity. To be the right person for this role, you must have expertise working with the Unity engine itself and a passion for crafting the fundamentals for graphics-intensive experiences.
Our scientists, developers, designers and HW engineers are world-class in what they do, and we want you to aim at the same level.
This is a full-time position located in Helsinki but you are free to work remotely from anywhere in Finland. This can be a few days a week or 100% remote. We support you in being productive in the way that is best suited for you.
If you're based somewhere else at the moment, we will also gladly help with relocating to Finland and make your move to the capital of the world's happiest and cleanest country as easy as possible.


  • Develop and ship our Varjo integration to the Unity engine. Requires you to be comfortable with the different angles and capabilities of the engine itself.

  • Design and implement the right tools and add-on's for Unity developers to build easily and robustly for our HMD and MR capabilities.

  • Take accountability for solutions that are modular and testable. Have pride for building unit and regression testing to prove that your code and solutions truly work.

  • Debug, optimize and aspire to make things pixel perfect. Be willing to spend time in truly making things amazing, not just great.

  • Work as our resident Unity expert. You will have a lot of people wanting to talk to you.

  • Have fun while working on hard problems.


  • 3+ years experience of developing within the Unity game engine.

  • Fluent in C#, C/C++ and proven history of writing awesome code which is modular, testable, maintainable and well documented.

  • Strong understanding of rendering architecture of Unity.

  • Deep expertise of creating products using Unity and integration to the engine.

  • Knack to find creative and innovative solutions and the persistence to polish them to perfection

  • Team player, ability to perform in cross-functional teams and to share knowledge with others

  • Our company language is English - thus good communication skills in English are required. You do not need to know a word of Finnish though.


Nice to have

  • Previous experience working on native Unity plugins is a huge plus

  • Previous working experience with VR/AR is a plus but not a must.

  • Expertise in working with at least one core graphics API (DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan). Track record of shipping high performance products using these core technologies.


We offer

  • The possibility to see into the future of computing by taking part in creating the new state of art in virtual and mixed reality products and experiences

  • A startup culture with minimal bureaucracy and maximum opportunity for you to take charge of your work

  • Work with the best, learn from the best

  • The possibility to select the tools and methods you want to use to do your job effectively

  • Competitive salary in the capital of the world's happiest country

  • Premium employee medical coverage with life insurance and disability benefits

  • Office located right in the middle of downtown Helsinki


Get in touch

Ready to join? Apply now.

Include your CV and a link to your LinkedIn profile. Send us details of work you are especially proud of and what you did in those projects – wow us.

If you know people who are already working for Varjo, feel free to drop their names in your message.

This role will be filled as soon as the suitable candidate is found.

Candidates with a suitable combination of education, training and experience are encouraged to apply. Even if your profile is not a perfect match but you want to learn and grow, we would love to hear from you.


Business customers have access to our full product range:

  • Varjo XR-3
  • Varjo VR-3
  • Varjo Aero

Available in over 35 countries


Private customers can order Aero through our webstore.

  • Varjo Aero

Available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, EU, Switzerland, Iceland, and Australia.


Business customers have access to our full product range.


Private customers can order Aero through our webstore.