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Programmer Analyst II

Institute for Creative Technologies Playa Vista, California

The University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies (USC ICT) is where academia, entertainment, and the military meet. Located in the heart of Silicon Beach/Playa Vista, no other institute offers a more diverse collaborative environment where basic and applied research work hand-in-hand to transition cutting-edge technologies.

We are world leaders in virtual human research, computer graphics, computer training simulations, and immersive experiences for decision-making, cultural awareness, leadership and health. ICT Employees are encouraged to develop themselves both professionally and personally, through workshops, invited guest talks, movie nights, social events, various sports teams, a private gym and a personal trainer. The atmosphere at ICT is relaxed, informal and flexible, while encouraging initiative, personal responsibility and a high work ethic.

The Mixed-Reality (MxR) Lab at USC’s ICT is looking to hire a talented Programmer Developer/Programmer (PAII) with a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as computer science or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  It is preferred that the candidate for this position have at least 2+ years of Unreal game engine experience, experience in developing content in game engines for virtual reality, and knowledge in Unity, C#, Unreal, Blueprints and C++.  Looking for a candidate that will be able to work collaboratively within a team, have strong 3D mathematical skills, real time rendering and graphics knowledge, and experience with a code versioning system like Git or SVN. We are looking for competent and creative candidates to work in a fun research and development environment.

This is a part-time (20 hour a week) and fixed term position.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of Unreal game engine experience,
  • Experience in developing content in game engines for virtual reality
  • Knowledge in Unity, C#, Unreal, Blueprints and C++
  • Have strong 3D mathematical skills
  • Experience with real time rendering and graphics knowledge
  • Experience with a code versioning system like Git or SVN

Why work at ICT:

o            Work on exciting and engaging projects that have real-life impact.

o            Small project team environment allows for involvement across entire project lifecycle.

o            A quality work-life balance.

o            Meet interesting people from all walks of life – technologists, social scientists, military, writers,

o            Opportunities for free, top-tier university education for you and your children

o            Located in the heart of Silicon Beach

o Great benefits - medical to matched retirement http://benefits.usc.edu/


Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalent Minimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience Minimum Field of Expertise: Sound knowledge of programming and documentation procedures, programming methods, program flow charts and operator instructions. Knowledge of one or more appropriate computer languages.



REQ20094910 Posted Date: 11/19/2020

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