Software Engineer (Perception Framework / Motion Controller)

Magic Leap   •  

Toronto, ON

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 65 days ago

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Highly technical programming position where you will make the future of motion controller technology a reality. Will work on all aspects of our proprietary motion controller technology from bringing data streams through our processing framework, managing the lifecycle of each controller, design/implementation of processing filters, efficiently transporting data streams from hardware to applications, building recording and playback tools, and analyzing data / tweaking algorithms to improve performance. If you are a fast-learner with a positive attitude and a strong passion for working with new technology, come join us in redefining the way people experience the world through unique Mixed-Reality technologies.


  • Development of all aspects of the software pipeline that powers our motion controllers.
  • Work across the related teams from hardware and factory to applications and user experience to understand requirements and develop solid interfaces.
  • Promote the highest quality software development practices whenever possible.
  • Feed motion controller specific learnings back into the design and improvement of our perception processing framework.
  • Develop algorithms and models for tracking our unique controller as accurately as possible.
  • Solve all engineering problems that are encountered along the way.


  • 4+ years of experience with C++ or C programming
  • Unusual level of familiarity with multi-threaded systems
  • Experience building high performance low latency shared memory communication systems
  • Experience with Android build system, Git, Gerrit, etc.
  • Experience with professional software development practices (specifically, code review, incremental and unit testing, Agile/Scrum type processes, etc)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • (Bonus) Experience in performance analysis
  • (Bonus) Experience with motion controller technologies
  • (Bonus) Understanding of 3D transformations and quaternions


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field
  • MA/MS in Computer Science or related is a plus

Additional Information

  • If you don't meet all these requirements but think you'd be a good fit for the role please reach out anyway. We'd love to hear from you.
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.