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United Technologies Corporation XR Technical Lead in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 01322363

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Aftermarket & Service

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Date Posted:

2019-05-29-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

The sky has no limits.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that’s moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow’s solutions.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world’s most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our phenomenal organization. If you seek to work in a fast-paced environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity for you.

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued, so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Have you considered what it may be like to join our team and bring your career to Pratt & Whitney? If so, we are looking for you. The Pratt & Whitney Customer Training Center (CTC) is seeking an experienced individual to lead next generation Extended Reality (XR) training solutions. Using the latest commercial hardware and software, you will have the ability to prototype, build, and develop tools and processes to best deploy effective and repeatable XR training across the organization. You will also develop strategies to embed this training into multiple processes and to drive consistent quality standards.

  • You will be responsible for sharing knowledge and techniques in collaboration with ongoing 3D modeling and animation projects. This position supports both Military and Commercial engine customers.

  • Collaborate with Instructional Systems Designers and Subject Matter Experts to evaluate business needs, training requests and knowledge gaps that are conducive to 3D/VR/AR/MR solutions.

  • Guide the interaction design and information architecture definition process to craft intuitive interactions for both novice and experienced users.

  • Write clean, well-documented, readable, and easily maintainable code.

  • Diagnose, document and execute on issues reported by testers and users.

  • Keep up with emerging trends and software/hardware advancements in real-time computer graphics and the XR industry.

The ideal candidate will thrive on challenge, be self-motivated, self-directed, organized, and passionate about the latest technology; embrace collaborative teamwork and remain laser focused on creating ground-breaking user experiences while continually striving to be an expert in their field.

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • US Citizen due to Government contracts

  • Management experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science, Computer engineering, information technology, human-computer interaction, or game design degree

  • Above-average experience in lowel-level computer graphics programming (OpenGL / DirectX) or commercial game engines (Unity3D, Unreal, CryEngine/ Lumberyard)

  • Experience developing on consumer VR/AR/MR hardware (i.e. Oculus, HTC Vive, HoloLens platform).

  • Familiarity with standard VR/AR/MR development, hardware, software, best practices, and design patterns.

  • Ability to understand business needs, articulate trade-offs and discuss solutions with business and development teams.

  • Ability to find creative solutions to abstract design problems, particularly with respect to translating real-world concepts and interactions into a VR/AR/MR environment.

  • Knowledge of 3D graphics fundamentals such as shaders, lighting models, file formats, etc.

  • C# or C+ EEO/AAP Statement

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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