Core Technology Programmer

28th Oct 19 / vTime Admin

Working at the cutting edge of technology since 2013, vTime is a leading AR and VR engagement company based in Liverpool, UK. Best known for vTime XR – a cross-platform, cross-reality sociable network that allows anyone, anywhere to socialise in AR and VR – our immersive experiences are enjoyed by people in over 190 countries with more than one million downloads to date.

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Based in the heart of Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle - voted coolest place to live in Britain by The Times – our vibrant studio is home to some of the best development talent in the country. And we’re growing. We're looking for a core technology programmer to join us at our Liverpool headquarters.

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Key information

  • Job title: Core Technology Programmer
  • Reporting to: Technical Director
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Start date: Immediate
  • Location: vTime headquarters, The Baltic Triangle, Liverpool

About the Role


We’re looking for a highly technical software engineer to develop innovative solutions and robust low-level capabilities within vTime’s core technology code base to support our products. You’ll work closely with domain specialists to create libraries and services with excellent performance characteristics, and remain involved in their testing and deployment in real-world applications.


  • Work with a technical director to identify future requirements and capabilities.
  • Evaluate performance, feature characteristics, code quality and architecture of current core tech code against real world requirements.
  • Re-engineer, optimise and extend the core tech code base as needed.
  • Keep vTime’s core technologies evolving and strong.

About You


You will:

  • Be willing to learn, teach, and be adaptable
  • Have good social skills
  • Be able to work both independently and collaboratively in an agile environment
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Be solution-oriented
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced studio

Education, Qualifications, and Certificates

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A good degree in computing or other numerate subject

Knowledge and experience

Things you must have:

  • At least 3 years experience working as a software developer.
  • Proven experience of deeper technical coding in a field such as…
    • Low level networking.
    • Algorithms.
    • Concurrent systems.
    • Optimisation.
    • Rendering.
  • Excellent skills in C/C++, C# or a similar programming language.
  • Broader knowledge of related programming and technology disciplines.
  • An ability to transfer your technical skills to new and interesting problems.

We’d be impressed if you had:

(the following skills and knowledge are desirable but are not essential)

  • Experience writing in one or more assembly languages.
  • Experience with GPU shader or GPGPU languages.
  • Experience writing to OS or hardware APIs.
  • Experience interfacing C/C++ to higher-level languages.
  • Experience in Machine Learning
  • Experience in audio processing
  • Experience of test driven development

To apply, please send a CV (curriculum vitae) and cover letter to with subject line 'Core Technology Programmer'. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview at our Liverpool studio to take a short coding test.

About us

vTime is a global leader in XR, creating innovative and engaging experiences and technology in all the new realities - virtual, augmented and mixed.

But, most of all, we're all about people. People have been our focus since our formation in 2013. Our goal has been to transform and disrupt the way that people around the world meet, communicate and share experiences in XR. We believe XR is the future and we intend to shape it with our vision.

And we're just as passionate about our own people. We believe that we have some of the best in the industry. And to get the best out of them, we also believe in giving them the best.

And because our success will only come from our team, we're totally committed to sharing that success with them.

So, if you'd like to build the future, yours and everyone else's, join us on our journey to the undiscovered country.

It's gonna be memorable...