Job Announcement: Virtual/Augmented Reality Engineer at Inria

In the context of the SHARESPACE project, partner institute Inria is hiring a Virtual/Augmented Reality engineer, with expertise in character animation (Unreal Engine). The aim of this position is to support the research activities by developing a prototype of VR and Augmented Reality training system to improve safety group cycling. 

With the help of academic researchers and a PhD student, the recruited person will be taken to support the development and tests of VR and XR prototypes of training tools dedicated to train cyling securely in groups, with elite cylcers in pelotons.

Collaboration :
The recruited person will be in connection with academic researchers of Inria, and a PhD student recruited full-time on the project, who will collaborate with the engineer to design the specifications of the prototypes, raise scientific questions, and prepare the user tests. The recruited person will also have to closely collaborate with EU partners to adapt his/her development to the commonly chosen architecture.

Responsibilities :
The person recruited is responsible for proposing technological solution, develop prototypes, participate in the user tests and the publication of scientific papers.

Technical skills and level required : high expertise in Unreal Engine (or other game engine) development, C++, and have experience in VR/XR application development. Knowledge in sports sciences and neurosciences, statistics, would be appreciated. 
Languages : English is very important, and French would help for everyday life in Rennes.
Relational skills : good relationship with others, friendly, like to work in teams, to share knowledge and pleasant time with colleagues.
Other valued appreciated : rigorous, curious

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