Posted Aug 12

Magic Leap is hiring a
Associate, Software Engineer, Graphics Systems

Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description

We are seeking a Graphics Engineer to focus on Mixed Reality (MR) graphics system design and forward-looking research and development. 

This position will offer you the chance to work closely with both hardware engineers and other cross-platform software engineers to design, develop, debug and deploy many functional aspects of the rendering architecture, including the application interface to the display. 

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 Spatial Computing technologies.



  • Design, implement, validate, integrate and write test coverages for graphics algorithms
  • Troubleshoot and resolve software defects and other technical issues
  • Work hand-in-hand with all the key stakeholders and developers across the company contributing to the graphics pipeline
  • Help drive the integration and development of necessary tooling and automation (profiling, testing/verification, monitoring, etc) that allows the team to move faster and more confidently
  • Review and provide feedback to peer developer’s code in the team to ensure highest code quality
  • Document work, create technical documentation as needed


  • 1+ years of software development experience with C, C++ and C#
  • 1+ years of experience implementing and optimizing graphics algorithms with game engines such as Unity and Unreal using DirectX, OpenGL, or Vulkan
  • Hands-on experience with design and implementation of modern 3D graphics applications using modern rendering APIs, like DirectX, OpenGL, and Vulkan
  • Proficient with writing vertex, fragment, and compute shaders using shading languages such as Cg, HLSL, GLSL, and SPIR-V
  • Experience with GPU optimization for increased frame-rate and reduced latency a plus
  • Experience with C/C++ or C# or Python
  • Familiarity with Graphics debug tools like RenderDoc and Systrace
  • Ready to use professional coding practices (code reviews, incremental and unit testing, Agile/Scrum processes, etc)
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Must be able to relocate to work from either CA or FL



  • Bachelor/Master's degree in Computer Science or relevant field, or equivalent experience


Additional Information

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


Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location. In addition to salary, Magic Leap offers a discretionary bonus, equity, and a fully comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.
US Base Salary Range
$104,000$143,000 USD

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