Lead Software Engineer, Mobile AR

Magic Leap, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, Toronto, ON, Zurich, Switzerland, Plantation, FL (HQ), Culver City, CA, Tel Aviv, Israel

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Job Description

You will work on expanding Magic Leap’s platform to mobile devices. In this role, you will help build a cross-platform framework that enables large scale shared AR experiences between mobile devices (iOS, Android) and Magic Leap devices. Your work will include implementing high-performance, production quality AR and computer vision algorithms, and designing and building the Magic Leap mobile SDK.


  • Lead a team of 2-3 engineers to design, prototype and implement AR algorithms on Android/iOS.
  • Create detailed software development plans and assign tasks to team members. Scope development effort, and provide reliable resource and timeline estimates to senior management.
  • Design and implement cross-compiled Android/iOS native code in C++.
  • Work on optimizing C++ code for low compute and low memory environments for production computer vision and AR algorithms.
  • Design and build the Magic Leap SDK for mobile AR.


  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Strong experience in building high quality native mobile applications on iOS or Android
  • Extensive experience with AR platforms like ARKit or ARCore.
  • Experienced in developing and delivering large scale data-driven cross-functional applications
  • Proficient in C++.
  • Hands on experience with game engines like Unity or Unreal.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience as a technical lead of a project.
  • Passion for working in an agile environment

Additional desirable qualifications:

  • Hands on with computer vision and machine learning
  • Full stack development experience
  • Proficiency in python.


  • PhD in CS or equivalent.

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.



About Magic Leap, Inc.

How It All Began October 5, 2017 Today, Magic Leap is a company made up of hundreds of artists, engineers, explorers, and dreamers from around the globe, all chasing their curiosity toward the same goal – bringing together the digital and real worlds to advance human potential. But it all began on a road trip to Austin when we asked the question – “what if computing could spill outside the computer?”

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